MELBOURNE Japan's Mitsui & Co has put its 40% stake in the BassGas project off southeastern Australia up for sale, the company said on Thursday.
* JV partner BHP declines to comment
(Adds analyst comments, detail)
HONG KONG/MELBOURNE/VANCOUVER As protests in Hong Kong stretch from summer into autumn with little sign of resolution, a surge in migration applications suggests more locals are making plans to leave the special administrative region.
MELBOURNE Inpex Corp , Japan's top oil and gas company, wants to expand in Australia at its Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant and through potential acquisitions, as part of a plan to become a major regional gas company, its Australian boss said.
* Hong Kongers' applications for Taiwan, Malaysia residency
MELBOURNE Australia's antitrust regulator has hurt competition by blocking a A$15 billion ($10 billion) merger between the nation's third- and fourth-largest telecoms providers, the companies said in court on Tuesday as their legal appeal got underway.
MELBOURNE, Sept 10 Australia's antitrust
regulator has hurt competition, not helped it, by blocking a
A$15 billion ($10 billion) merger between the third- and
fourth-largest telecoms providers, a lawyer for one of the
companies told a court on Tuesday.
MELBOURNE With a giant gas project expansion in the tropical highlands of remote Papua New Guinea bogged down by politics, the country's biggest company, Oil Search , is turning for growth to the other side of the world in Alaska's frozen wilderness.
* Oil Search shares rise 2% in flat market
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MELBOURNE Royal Dutch Shell has made its first foray into Australia's highly competitive power sector with a A$617 million ($419 million) takeover offer for ERM Power Ltd, the country's no.2 energy retailer to businesses and industry.