Articles by ConocoPhillips

  • 2014 Might be a Great Year for the Oil and Gas Industry

    November 07 2013 9:21 AM

    It goes without saying that the oil industry has brought in gainful revenue for companies engaging in shale oil production.

  • Coca-Cola, L'Oréal, Accenture Among Canada’s Top Employers for Young People [COMPLETE LIST]

    September 26 2013 11:50 AM

    Coca-Cola, L'Oréal and Accenture are among the top employers in Canada for young people

  • Efforts to Control Climate Change Undermined by Top 50 Global Emitters

    September 13 2013 11:37 AM

    Collaborative efforts to control and manage the escalating global warming and resulting climate change have unfortunately been found being undermined by the continued carbon emissions of 50 of the world's biggest-emitting companies.

  • Natural Gas Export Terminal Lights Burning Debate

    May 21 2013 8:58 AM

    Ever since the boom in natural gas, US energy prices have revised substantially, but have also sparked fears of great environmental harm. Currently, the technique used to unlock huge reserves of natural gas is called FRACKING and is widely criticized by environmentalists.

  • Australian Job Market: 50,000 Got Hired in April, Up by 5.5% from March

    May 09 2013 1:46 PM

    Australian employers took in some 50,100 workers in April, hinting optimism the country continues to be resilient against the global fiscal economy.

  • Wal-Mart Regains No.1 Post in Fortune 500 List for 2012

    May 08 2013 8:15 AM

    Because of its low prices that attracted American consumers who were still reeling from the prolonged recession, Wal-Mart Stores regained the number 1 ranking in the Fortune 500 list for 2012.

  • BP & Partners are to Invest $500m in North Sea’s Clair Field

    April 02 2013 9:23 AM

    On the 28th of March, it was made public that an oil consortium led by BP Plc would plow as much as $500 million in an appraisal drilling project in the Clair field near Shetlands Islands. The investment is expected to bring many benefits to North Sea oil sector.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 11/9/2012

    November 09 2012 1:28 PM

    Local stocks are trading in the red today, with most of the damage being done by Westpac (WBC and the National Australia Bank (NAB), which are trading without rights to their dividends. Overnight, US markets rose at the open then traded lower, as investors focused on the so-called "fiscal cliff" with tax increases and spending cuts to occur from the 1st January.

  • Carbon Tax to Add 0.7% to Inflation Rate

    July 11 2012 12:36 PM

    On the second week of the implementation of the carbon tax, Treasurer Wayne Swan said the $23 per tonne carbon price is now a reality which Australians would have to judge its impact on their lives.

  • Origin, Conoco Approve 2nd Train for Australian LNG Project

    July 04 2012 5:27 PM

    Origin Energy and US giant ConocoPhillips, owner of the A$23 billion ($23.6 billion) Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) project, along with China Petrochemical Corp. (Sinopec), has approved on Wednesday a final investment decision on the second of its two-train coal seam gas (CSG) to LNG project.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 7/4/2012

    July 04 2012 1:31 PM

    Overnight overseas markets gained across the board after better than expected factory orders in the US and strong auto sales for the month of June. The US market closed early ahead of the July 4 Independence Day holiday. Commodity prices rallied higher and the Aussie dollar also gained.

  • Origin Energy Ponders A$1B Share Sale for Australia Pacific LNG

    May 30 2012 1:32 PM

    Origin Energy Limited, nearing a final investment decision on the second stage of its Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) project, has been reportedly pondering a A$1 billion ($985 million) share sale.

  • Oil Shipments to China to be Charged for Pollution Compensation Fund

    May 30 2012 9:42 AM

    China's Ministry of Finance will impose a duty on all oil shipments entering Chinese waters beginning from July this year, said the China Daily on Tuesday.

  • $8.5B Budget Approved For Origin and Conoco Australia's LNG Project

    May 25 2012 1:51 PM

    A group of domestic and international banks has granted in principle the $8.5 billion in project financing needed to finally drumroll the $20 billion Australia Pacific liquefied natural gas (LNG) project of Origin Energy Ltd. and ConocoPhillips.

  • Australia’s Gas Reserves Could Last 2 Centuries

    May 14 2012 12:32 PM

    Australia's identified gas reserves is enough to power the country's needs for almost two centuries, Resources Minister Martin Ferguson said on Sunday.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/23/2012

    April 23 2012 7:00 PM

    The Australian sharemarket ended in negative territory for the first time in four sessions today. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) fell 0.3 pct or 14.1 pts to 4430.3. Today was also one of the quietest starts to a new trading week this year. Local shares attempted a comeback at lunch, following a report in China showing a slight improvement in China's manufacturing sector.

  • Australian Stock Market Report - Morning 01/30/2012

    January 30 2012 10:40 AM

    Ahead: In Australia, a raft of resource companies hand down quarterly activity reports. In the US, personal income and spending figures are released. Italy holds an 8 billion euros bond auction.

  • Australian Stock Market Report - Afternoon 1/25/2012

    January 25 2012 6:40 PM

    The Australian sharemarket ended higher today for the first time this week, with the All Ordinaries index (XAO) rising by 1 pct or 42.7 pts to 4329.1. The consumer discretionary and utility sectors lost a little ground but all other industries ended the day higher. As long as Australian shares do not lose ground on Friday, the XAO will likely have improved for the fourth consecutive week.

  • Papua New Guinea’s InterOil Close to Finalizing $6 Billion LNG Project, Secures Preliminary Sales Deal with Chinese Firm

    December 30 2011 2:44 PM

    InterOil Corporation of Papua New Guinea had secured a preliminary sales deal with Chinese company ENN for its first natural gas output, in what could be a thrust for InterOil to finally push its planned $6 Billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.

  • China’s Sinopec Hikes Stake in Australia LNG project by 10%, Boosts Shares of Origin Energy

    December 12 2011 5:16 PM

    China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec) has agreed to raise by 10 per cent its equity interest holdings in the Australia Pacific liquefied natural gas (LNG) project. The LNG project is a joint venture between Origin Energy Ltd. and US giant ConocoPhillips.