Posts Tagged ‘bhp’

Operators return to Gulf after Isaac

by on September 7, 2012 7:23 pm BST
The return to operations dropped the amount of oil and gas production shut in as a result of the storm down to 501,683 barrels per day of oil, or 36.35% of Gulf production, and 847.27 million cubic feet per day of gas, or 19.43% of production, according to a Friday report from

BHP ‘disappointed’ with $2.84bn write off

by Forex Rooton August 3, 2012 1:37 am BST
The writedown has been expected by the market given the collapse in US gas prices since BHP bought the Fayetteville assets from Chesapeake for $5 billion.BHP said the value of its shale liquids and gas assets acquired from Petrohawk for US$15 billion including debt is not affected.The company's

Halcon unveils new liquids-rich play

by on August 2, 2012 8:44 pm BST
The Houston-based oil and gas producer identified the Midway-Navarro formations in Austin and Colorado counties as one of its “previously undisclosed liquids-rich exploratory plays”.Wilson – who took over at Halcon, formerly Ram Energy Resources, after selling his previous company, Petrohawk, to BHP Billiton last year –

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, euro firmer on Fed easing hopes

by on July 18, 2012 12:47 am BST
Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:47pm EDT * MSCI Asia ex-Japan up 0.3, Nikkei opens up 0.5 pct * Euro firms against dollar as Fed leaves QE3 door open* Oil off a tad; RIO, BHP shares down over a percentHONG KONG, July 18 (Reuters) - Asian shares edged higher on Wednesday on hopes the U.S