Resources and Energy

Picks of the week

In this week's essential reading guide, Kohler assesses our addiction to dividends, Bartholomeusz reflects on Qantas' massive loss, and Gottliebsen talks about how CEOs can learn from a new young player.

Kingsgate narrows FY loss

Gold miner expects similar gold output in FY15, eyes Thai IPO.

PetroChina first-half net profit up

Losses at its refining and chemical businesses narrow.

Linc sells Carmichael coal royalty

Linc Energy inks $155 million deal with India’s Adani over Carmichael coal royalty.

Iron ore rout continues apace

Eighth straight day of declines sees UK-listed stock of BHP, Rio take a hit.

Tinkler's coal comeback runs aground

Peabody Energy abandons its deal with Tinkler, evaluates alternatives for Wilkie Creek.

Northern Star Resources triples exploration budget

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Gold minnow posts 15 per cent fall in annual profit.

Intrepid, Blackthorn Resources set to merge

Deal values Blackthorn at $59m; merged company will have access to copper deposits in Zambia.

Keeping the faith: a family business dynasty with religious conviction

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From the early days of building textiles machinery from secret plans to now becoming a major player on the global oil stage, the Schlumberger family’s religious values remain at the core of its work ethic.

Atlas Iron swings to FY profit

Miner expects to lift shipments in coming year after increased output offsets price decline.

Iron ore price nears $US88 a tonne

Commodity sees eighth straight trading day decline, hits fresh two-year low.

Seven sued over Apache buy

Seven Group is being sued over the purchase of some of Apache’s best Texas ground.

Ausdrill plunges to steep FY loss

Heavy impairment charges take their toll on embattled mining service provider.

Drillsearch posts record FY profit

Oil and gas explorer looks forward to strong FY15 after rise in output, prices.

Horizon Oil FY profit jumps

Oil explorer issues upbeat outlook following an asset sale and a lift in production.

Genesis Energy beats prospectus forecast

NZ energy retailer warns on heightened competition, warmer temperatures in near term.

Why mining shouldn’t shoulder all the blame for construction’s woes

Construction activity has taken a major hit from the decline in mining investment, but a lack of public sector spending is also increasingly weighing on the sector.

Mining woes hit Seven Group

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Falling commodity prices see Kerry Stokes-led company post 46% slide in FY profit.

BG seeks $US4bn bids for Queensland assets

First-round bids due for coal seam gas pipeline from the Surat Basin to Curtis Island, several parties interested.

WorleyParsons FY profit slides

Mining services firm delivers 8.5% lift in revenue, upbeat about operations in year ahead.