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Woodside Energy, Santos End Talks on $52 Billion Merger

Feb 06, 2024

Australia's Woodside Energy and Santos said on Wednesday they had ended talks to create a possible A$80 billion ($52 billion) global oil and gas giant.Woodside, which is more than twice as large as Santos in terms of market value and revenue, said it would only pursue a deal that would add value for its shareholders.Santos shares dropped 5% soon after the news was announced while Woodside's stock rose 2% on Wednesday…

Woodside Cancels Sale and Retains Ownership of Macedon and Pyrenees Assets

Apr 11, 2024

Australia’s top oil and gas company Woodside has decided to retain its current ownership in the Macedon and Greater Pyrenees assets, after considering the divestment of its interest in the fields offshore Western Australia.Woodside started a…

Woodside Completes Sale of its Scarborough Interest

Mar 25, 2024

Woodside has completed the sale of a 10% non-operating participating interest in the Scarborough Joint Venture to LJ Scarborough (LNG Japan).The completion follows Woodside’s announcement last year that it had established a strategic relationship…

Woodside Hires Subsea 7 for Trion Subsea Installation Services Offshore Mexico

Mar 14, 2024

Australia's top oil and gas company Woodside Energy has awarded a contract to Subsea 7 for subsea installation services for the Trion development offshore Mexico.Subsea 7 described the contract as large, which means its value ranges between $300 million and $500 million…

Woodside and Kogas Agree LNG Supply Deal

Feb 27, 2024

Woodside has signed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) for the long-term supply of LNG to Korea.The SPA provides for the supply of approximately 0.5 million tonnes per annum of LNG for a period of 10.5 years on a delivered basis…

Woodside Sells 15.1% Scarborough Stake to JERA for $1.4B

Feb 23, 2024

Australia's Woodside Energy has entered agreement with Japan’s largest power generation company JERA for the sale of 15.1% non-operating participating interest in the Scarborough gas field development project offshore Australia.The total consideration…

Woodside’s Trion Receives Regulatory Approval

Aug 29, 2023

Woodside has announced that the Trion field development plan (FDP) has been approved by the Mexican regulator, Comision Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH).Woodside’s final investment decision (FID) to develop the Trion resource, announced 20 June 2023…

Woodside Reports Strong Half Year Results

Aug 22, 2023

Woodside has released its half-year financial results which show a net profit after tax (NPAT) of US$1,740 million. Underlying NPAT was US$1,896 million, up 4% on the corresponding period in 2022, reflecting a full period of results with Woodside’s expanded operations portfolio…

Unions Notify Woodside They May Strike at Key Australia Platforms

Aug 20, 2023

Unions at Woodside Energy Group's North West Shelf offshore gas platforms on Sunday announced plans to strike as early as Sept. 2, which could eventually disrupt shipments of LNG from top global exporter Australia.The strike threat escalates…

Woodside Returns Trinidad Offshore Exploration Block Found Uneconomic

Jul 13, 2023

Australia's Woodside Energy Group has returned a deepwater block to the Trinidad and Tobago government after an exploration appraisal found it would be uneconomic to develop, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday.Trinidad and Tobago is pushing…

Offshore Worker Dies in Incident on Woodside's North Rankin Complex

Jun 02, 2023

An employee of one of Woodside’s contractor companies on the Woodside-operated offshore North Rankin Complex died in an incident that occurred at approximately 12.00pm AWST Friday.The incident occurred during work activity being carried out at the North Rankin Complex…

Woodside Directors Re-elected Despite Climate Strategy Concerns

Apr 28, 2023

Woodside Energy Group Ltd's WDS.AX shareholders on Friday supported its management pay report and re-election of directors despite a strong push by activist groups and some smaller investors upset over its climate report to reject the plans…

Woodside Cuts Output Guidance on Gulf of Mexico Project Delay

Jul 21, 2022

Australia's Woodside Energy Group trimmed its production outlook for 2022 on Thursday and flagged a possible delay to a U.S. oil project inherited with BHP Group's petroleum assets, sending its shares down 4%.Woodside, now a top 10 global independent oil and…

Bumi Armada Loses Appeal in FPSO Contract Termination Case Against Woodside

Jun 24, 2022

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Bumi Armada has lost its appeal in relation to a 2020 court decision in which it had lost a case against Woodside concerning an FPSO contract termination from 2016.Woodside terminated the contract in 2016 for the FPSO Armada Claire…

Woodside Energy, BHP Petroleum Merger Complete

Jun 01, 2022

Australia-based Woodside Energy's all-stock merger with BHP's oil and gas business was completed Wednesday.Woodside has acquired the entire share capital of BHP Petroleum International Pty Ltd (BHPP) and issued 914,768,948 new Woodside shares to BHP…

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