Woodside Petroleum (WPL)

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The parent company of the Woodside Group of Companies, the Woodside Petroleum Limited (WPL) is an Australian-based company engaged in the operation and management of hydrocarbon exploration, production, development, marketing and transportation, operation and implementation of the North West Shelf Gas Project as well as the condensate reserves, gas and oil exploration and development. WPL was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange on the 18th of November 1971. Its average annual revenue reaches approximately $3 billion out of its issued capital of approximately $700 million.

Woodside Petroleum FY Profit $2.89b up 98%

Oil and Gas company, Woodside Petroleum (ASX:WPL) have released its full year profit results to stakeholders, shareholders and investors.

  • Woodside Petroleum Net Profit $2.89 Billion, up 98 percent on the previous year.

Woodside Petroleum 1H Half Year Results

Australia's biggest oil and gas producer, Woodside Petroleum (ASX:WPL) have released their 1H Half Year financial results for FY 2012 to the ASX stockmarket.

  • WPL first half net profit is US$812 million (AUD$777.67 million) down from US$828 million from the previous corresponding period.

Woodside Beats Full Year Production Forecast

Woodside Petroleum (WPL) oil and gas full year production may have fallen 11 per cent compared to the previous corresponding period, but it has exceeded the company's full-year production guidance. The company's 64.6 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMboe) for its full year production had beaten its previous forecast of 62-64 MMboe.

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Woodside Approves $2.5B North West Shelf Development Project

Woodside Petroleum (WPL has announced today its approval of the $2.5 billion development of the Greater Western Flank (GWF) project to mark the expansion of North West Shelf. The first phase of GWF will also include the development of Goodwyn GH and Tidepole fields.

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Woodside Signs $30B Native Title Deal

Woodside Petroleum (ASX:WPL) has signed a $30 billion agreement with native landowners to develop the Browse Basin liquefied natural gas export project in Kimberley, Western Australia.

Under the agreement with the Goolarabooloo Jabirr Jabirr Aborigines, Woodside pledged more than $1 billion to the native communities in the form of education, housing and initiatives, spread over 30 years.

Woodside Shares Drop Fuels BHP Takeover Speculation

As Woodside Petroleum's (ASX:WPL) shares crashed below $40 for the first time in 10 months, BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) may be swooping in for a takeover with a possible $35 billion bid in the offing.

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