BP PLC (BP.L)
14 Dec 2017
Thu, Dec 14 2017
* ACKNOWLEDGES ANNOUNCEMENT BY AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION AND CONSUMER COMMISSION THAT IT INTENDS TO OPPOSE PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF WOOLWORTHS’ RETAIL FUEL BUSINESS
MELBOURNE Australia's antitrust regulator on Thursday blocked BP Plc's A$1.8 billion ($1.4 billion) purchase of Woolworths Ltd's petrol stations, even after the oil company offered to sell some stations to ease competition concerns.
* Watchdog says all fuel prices would rise if deal went ahead
Dec 14 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on Thursday said it would oppose the acquisition of Woolworths Ltd's network of retail service station sites by oil and gas company BP Plc.
BRIEF-Australian Competition and Consumer Commission To Oppose BP's Acquisition Of Woolworths Service
Dec 14 Australian Competition and Consumer Commission:
Dec 12 British oilfield services company Petrofac Ltd said BP had awarded it a contract worth around $800 million for the second planned phase of the Khazzan gas field in Oman.
* NEW LUBRICANTS BLENDING PLANT IN CHINA WITH EXPECTED INVESTMENT OF AROUND RMB1.5 BILLION
* BP PLC - BP BIOFUELS AND COPERSUCAR TODAY ANNOUNCED THAT THEY HAVE AGREED TO FORM A JOINT VENTURE
Nov 29 Australian Competition & Consumer Commission:
LONDON, Nov 27 A small gas field on the edge of the British North Sea could become a litmus test for U.S. policy towards Iran.