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Australian telescope maps deep space at record speed

01 Dec 2020

MELBOURNE A powerful new telescope in outback Australia has mapped vast areas of the universe in record-breaking time, revealing a million new galaxies and opening the way to new discoveries, the country's national science agency said on Tuesday.

Oil Search sees Total's Papua LNG advancing ahead of Exxon's P'nyang

19 Nov 2020

MELBOURNE/BENGALURU Oil Search Ltd said on Thursday its stalled plan to expand gas output in Papua New Guinea would now focus on the Papua LNG project, led by Total SA , in a change of tack following political ructions in Papua New Guinea.

Australian media trial over Pell conviction adjourned; judge considers dismissing charges

17 Nov 2020

MELBOURNE An Australian judge on Tuesday adjourned a trial of Australian journalists and media to consider whether to dismiss charges they breached a court suppression order on reporting of ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell's 2018 child sex abuse conviction.

Australian billionaire Forrest secures site for LNG import terminal

12 Nov 2020

MELBOURNE Australian billionaire Andrew Forrest has secured a lease for the site on the New South Wales coast where one of his companies plans to build a A$250 million ($181 million) liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal.

Australian billionaire Forrest secures site for LNG import terminal

12 Nov 2020

MELBOURNE, Nov 13 Australian billionaire Andrew Forrest has secured a lease for the site on the New South Wales coast where one of his companies plans to build a A$250 million ($181 million) liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal.

Sour China-Australia ties hit talks over LNG deal, says Woodside

12 Nov 2020

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY Australia's Woodside Petroleum shelved talks to sell stakes in a gas field and liquefied natural gas (LNG) project to Chinese firms because of the diplomatic row between Australia and China, the company's chief executive said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Contempt charges dropped against three editors in Pell conviction reporting trial

12 Nov 2020

MELBOURNE, Nov 12 Charges against three News Corp online editors were dropped on day four of a trial on allegations that media firms broke an Australia-wide court suppression order on reporting ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell's child sex abuse conviction.

国际油市:油价小升,寄望OPEC+能暂停增产计划

12 Nov 2020

路透墨尔本11月12日 - 油价周四上涨,周线涨幅超过11%。市场愈发期待全球主要产油国将暂停增产计划,因为新冠病例激增抑制能源需求。

Australia-China row halts Woodside talks to sell gas project stake to Chinese firms

12 Nov 2020

MELBOURNE Woodside Petroleum shelved talks to sell stakes in a gas field and liquefied natural gas (LNG) project to Chinese companies a few months ago because of a growing diplomatic row between Australia and China, the company's chief said on Thursday.

Australia-China row halts Woodside talks to sell gas project stake to Chinese firms

12 Nov 2020

MELBOURNE Woodside Petroleum shelved talks to sell stakes in a gas field and liquefied natural gas (LNG) project to Chinese companies a few months ago because of a growing diplomatic row between Australia and China, the company's chief said on Thursday.

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