Peter Ker BHP Billiton chairman Jac Nasser has urged the US to allow energy exports from its shores, declaring that all energy should be globally traded.
Peter Ker Beach Petroleum’s new gas supply deal with Origin Energy could be worth more than $1.2 billion if market expectations of the price paid are correct.
The oil and gas hub of Karratha in Western Australia is leading the nation's mining towns in population growth.
Peter Ker Sundance Resources has finally conceded that its prolonged takeover deal with Chinese group Hanlong has failed.
Lawyers for billionaire Gina Rinehart have claimed her legal pursuit of several journalists is not intended to force them to reveal their sources - but rather a request for information pertaining to...
Energy subsidies cost governments from the U.S. to Egypt $1.8 trillion, discourage private investment and help wealthy consumers more than the poor, according to a study by International Monetary...
Peter Ker Significant design changes have been proposed for Rio Tinto's most important growth asset as the company seeks to offset rising costs at the massive Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia.
Philip Wen UGL has flagged the possible spin-off of its DTZ property services business as part of a review of the contractor’s group structure.
Rod Myer Oil prices have been relatively strong in recent times despite the economic weakness in Europe and North America. But it has been trading in an ever-narrowing band since January 2009.
Whitehaven Coal is laying off 40 workers as it cuts costs to deal with lower coal prices and the high Australian dollar.
Philip Wen Sundance Resources chairman George Jones says it is ‘‘unlikely’’ Sichuan Hanlong would be able to meet a key financial deadline for its $1.
Philip Wen The protracted takeover for iron ore hopeful Sundance Resources has been plunged into further doubt after reports its billionaire suitor has been detained by Chinese authorities.
Peter Ker Australia’s best performing iron ore junior has undergone a change of leadership, with BC Iron managing director Mike Young making way for his Finance Director Morgan Ball.
Peter Ker Heard the rumour about Warren Buffett being linked to a new float on the ASX?
A hunt for acquisitions by Teck is likely leading to a bid for Rio Tinto's stake in Iron Ore Co of Canada, the country’s largest producer of commodity.
Paddy Manning Nathan Tinkler has put the blame for the collapse of his planned share investment in Blackwood on commodities trader Noble Group.
Peter Ker A sustained retreat in iron ore prices appears to be underway, with the benchmark price for Australia's most lucrative export slipping to its lowest point of 2013.
Freight rail operator Aurizon has won a coal haulage contract in Queensland with mining giant Xstrata.
Sean Nicholls, Paddy Manning The coal seam gas company Metgasco has put a major development on hold in northern NSW in response to the state government's decision to introduce ''buffer zones'' around residential areas and ban...
A prefabricated six-storey hotel, once destined to house BHP workers, is sitting in 126 boxes stranded on the Melbourne city docks, a sign of the mining slowdown.