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UPDATE 1-Caltex Australia says to work with rebuffed Canadian suitor for higher bid

05 Dec 2019

* Caltex nets A$92 mln from fuel site sales, plans more sales

Explainer: Australian minnow Far battles Woodside over West African oil spoils

04 Dec 2019

MELBOURNE A long-running dispute between two Australian partners in an oil field off Senegal is set to be resolved this month, just as the companies look to sign off on a $4.2 billion plan to develop the West African nation's first oil project.

Explainer: Australian minnow Far battles Woodside over West African oil spoils

03 Dec 2019

MELBOURNE A long-running dispute between two Australian partners in an oil field off Senegal is set to be resolved this month, just as the companies look to sign off on a $4.2 billion plan to develop the West African nation's first oil project.

UPDATE 2-Australia's Santos raises forecast for 2025 production by 20%

03 Dec 2019

* Dorado production estimate raised to 75,000-100,000 bpd (Adds CEO comments)

Drought trims Australia greenhouse gas emissions, offsets jump from gas trade

29 Nov 2019

MELBOURNE Australia's greenhouse gas emissions were roughly unchanged in the 12 months ended June as a long-running drought hit cattle and sheep farming, shrivelling emissions from agriculture and offsetting sharp increases from the natural gas industry.

Australia probes 'deeply disturbing' allegations of Chinese political interference

25 Nov 2019

MELBOURNE Australia's domestic spy agency is investigating whether China tried to install an agent in federal parliament in what Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday called "deeply disturbing" allegations. | Video

Australia bushfire smoke shoots Sydney into top 10 global pollution index

22 Nov 2019

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY The Australian state of New South Wales was gasping under the worst levels of air pollution ever recorded on Friday as smoke from widespread bushfires caused a spike in hospital visits and hazards including poor visibility for drivers. | Video

Papua New Guinea flags talks stall with Exxon on $13 billion gas expansion

22 Nov 2019

MELBOURNE Papua New Guinea's petroleum minister on Friday flagged a standoff in talks with Exxon Mobil Corp tied to a $13 billion gas expansion, saying the U.S. oil giant was unwilling to negotiate on the country's terms.

UPDATE 2-Papua New Guinea flags talks stall with Exxon on $13 bln gas expansion

22 Nov 2019

* PNG wants to suspend talks until Exxon changes terms (Adds Exxon comments in paragraphs 5-6)

Sydney gasps for air as Australia bushfire smoke reaches record levels

22 Nov 2019

MELBOURNE, Nov 22 The Australian state of New South Wales is gasping under the worst levels of air pollution recorded as smoke from widespread bushfires causes a spike in hospital visits and hazards including poor visibility for drivers.

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