Resources and Energy

Oil prices post fifth weekly loss

Global oil futures tumble amid concerns about high global supply.

Oil slump threatens LNG projects

New developments questionable, up to $11 billion in export revenue at risk.

Rio slams NSW planning 'crisis'

Coal boss says state's planning system needs urgent reforms to protect jobs.

Oil prices fall as market struggles with oversupply

Brent crude slips to $US85.93 a barrel, WTI edges back to $US81.34.

Barnett's BHP attack a 'power trip': Labor

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Mark McGowan says Premier's comments send the wrong messages about WA.

Gold demand in China and India on the rise

China and India continue to dominate the world physical gold market.

Delta Electricity assets sale set to be extended

The $850m sales process for two NSW power generators extends into 2015.

APA eyes FY15 earnings lift

Natural gas infrastructure group says its on track to record earnings increase up to 9% to $760m.

Tinkler's Patinack Farm flops at auction

Nathan Tinkler's business empire suffers another blow as trophy horseracing operation fails to sell.

Iron ore slump not slowing miners

Prospects of sub-$70 iron ore having no impact on plans of Rio, BHP, Vale and Anglo American.

Anglo American boosts iron ore output

Production lifts sharply in Q3 as mining giant races to grab market share.

BHP pushes demerger at London AGM

Nasser says move would boost productivity gains, continue mining giant's evolution.

Rio Tinto extends Walsh's tenure

Sam Walsh, Chris Lynch see remuneration unchanged after tenure extended.

Maules Creek mine ahead of schedule

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Whitehaven's controversial mine expects to ship coal two months ahead of schedule.

Natural gas markets spark fuel for thought

Cheaper natural gas is helping to make US manufacturing more competitive, but in other parts of the world gas prices are heading in the opposite direction.

Labor rejects proposed RET cut, will cost 'thousands of jobs'

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Negotiations at impasse, government's proposed 60% cut to renewable energy construction will 'ruin renewable energy industry' says Labor.

Miners shovel coal into flooded market

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BHP Billiton becomes latest company to unveil record output of metallurgical coal.

AGL flags FY15 earnings lift

Energy group eyes underlying FY earnings of $575m-$635m, flags $156m item on MacGen buy.

Boart Longyear in $US352m restructuring deal

Centrebridge lifts stake in drilling services provider to 19.9%, shares surge 40% at market open.

Asciano upbeat on FY15 EBIT growth

Group confident of delivering more than 5% lift in FY EBIT as quarterly coal volumes lift.