Origin Energy Ltd (ORG.AX)
22 Feb 2018
* Interim underlying profit surges to A$582 mln, meets forecasts
Feb 15 Origin Energy Ltd, Australia's top power and gas retailer, said on Thursday its first-half underlying profit more than tripled on the back of rising energy prices and it raised its full year earnings forecast for its energy markets business.
Feb 8 Australia's top power and gas retailer Origin Energy said on Thursday it expects to book a post-tax impairment charge of A$533 million ($416.7 million) for its half year results, due next week.
Japan's Mitsui & Co has made a $481 million offer to buy Australia's AWE Ltd, trumping bids from two other companies that are vying for a stake in a promising onshore gas field.
* Mineral Resources, CERCG lie low for now (Adds Mineral Resources, CERCG, analyst comments)
Nov 28 Australian shares ended a touch lower on Tuesday as gains in utilities and consumer staples were offset by a dip in financials and commodity-related stocks.
Nov 28 Australia's Origin Energy Ltd said on Tuesday it is targeting cost reductions at its Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) liquefied natural gas project as it looks to lower its debt.
* China-owned Alinta beefs up to compete with big 3 power firms
Oct 31 Australia's Origin Energy Ltd said on Tuesday its quarterly gas production revenue rose 58 percent from a year ago, with increased output from the Australia Pacific liquefied natural gas (APLNG) project and higher gas prices.
SYDNEY, Oct 25 Australia's largest supplier of building materials, Boral Ltd, said on Wednesday it had raised $950 million in bonds to repay a loan that funded its Headwaters acquisitions in the United States last year.