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Apr 12, 2017 - Activist investor Elliott Management has mounted pressure on BHP Billiton to defend not only its corporate structure, but also whether it takes advantage of a peculiarity of Australian investing: franking credits.
Apr 10, 2017 - The American hedge fund Elliott Management is targeting one of Australia’s biggest companies in another ambitious effort to profitably force change at a corporate giant.
May 15, 2017 - Editor's Note: The South Texas Drilling Permit Roundup runs on-line on Mondays with an abbreviated version in our print issue on Fridays.
Located about an hour and a half southeast of San Antonio, DeWitt County is one of the sweet spots of the Eagle Ford Shale.
With more than 4.7 million barrels of crude oil produced there per month, DeWitt County ranks third for crude oil production across the Lone Star State, according to data from the Railroad Commission of Texas.
So far this year, seven companies…
Aug 23, 2017 -
Analysts expect a hot market for BHP Billiton's shale acreage. The world's largest mining company had bought big into shale just six years ago, spending $20 billion for land in the Eagle Ford, Permian, Haynesville and Fayetteville plays. Then, while discussing 2017 earnings on Tuesday, executives unceremoniously dropped the bomb that they were done with shale, and will be selling off everything. But BHP's loss may end up a gain for Texas energy companies hungry to land more prime shale acreage.
Jun 01, 2017 - Names on the move ahead of the open.
May 19, 2017 - The number of active drilling rigs continues to climb across the United States as oil prices returned to $50 per barrel territory on May 19.
New figures released May 19 in the Baker Hughes Rig Count show there are now 85 rigs operating in the Eagle Ford Shale, a vast oil-rich region just south of San Antonio. The Eagle Ford rig count hit a low of 29 active drilling sites in June 2016 but has been steadily up this year.
The May 19 rig count marks a return to a September 2015 level of activity in…
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Jul 22, 2017 - With new infrastructure proposals in the United States, these four iron ore companies are poised for a big rest of the year.
Apr 10, 2017 - But of a three-pronged strategy, splitting off BHP’s petroleum business could be the trickiest.
Sep 06, 2018 - Stocks in Europe closed lower Thursday on the back of ongoing concerns over potential new U.S. tariffs on China and a sell-off in emerging markets.