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SAO PAULO Mining company Vale SA said on Friday that a Brazilian court has postponed to June 25 the deadline for when it must reveal its compensation plan for victims of the 2015 Samarco mine disaster.
April 19 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 6 points higher at 7,323 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * BHP BILLITON: BHP Billiton cut its 2018 fiscal year iron ore output guidance on Thursday citing issues in its railroad car unloading system, while also slightly raising its copper output expectations given higher production at the Escondida mine. * ASTRAZENECA: U.S. regulators have expanded use of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Tagrisso to incl
SHANGHAI BHP Billiton is expanding its business as a supplier of battery minerals at its nickel refinery in Western Australia, planning to start producing nickel sulphate next year and looking at cobalt output as well, a company executive said.
* May double nickel sulphate output to 200,000 T (Recasts, adds details on cobalt, nickel sulphate plans)
The long-delayed Browse gas project off Western Australia has gained key support, with partners in the North West Shelf liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant aiming to agree on a tariff by end-June to handle Browse gas, Woodside Petroleum's chief executive said on Wednesday.
* Woodside Q1 revenue up 30 pct (Recasts with CEO comments on Browse, LNG, Senegal)
SYDNEY Global miner BHP Billiton said on Thursday it had made a final decision to leave the World Coal Association (WCA) over differences on climate change but would remain a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
SYDNEY Australia's biggest energy producer, AGL Energy Ltd, came under pressure from the country's Prime Minister on Wednesday to sell or keep running its coal-fired Liddell Power Station, after Alinta Energy expressed interest in a purchase.
Energy firm Woodside Petroleum on Monday said that its plan to buy ExxonMobil Corp's 50-percent interest in Australia's Scarborough gas field had been given the go-ahead by BHP Billiton, which partly owns the development.
March 12 Energy firm Woodside Petroleum on Monday said that its plan to buy ExxonMobil Corp's 50-percent interest in Australia's Scarborough gas field had been given the go-ahead by BHP Billiton, which partly owns the development.