BP PLC (BP.L)
14 Dec 2017
Dec 14 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1030 GMT on Thursday:
* 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:
PARIS Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Tuesday said she had no immediate plans to toughen a rule that means a firm generating about a third or more of its income from coal is excluded from the country's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund.
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.
LONDON Britain's largest oil pipeline could shut down for weeks for unscheduled repair work, sending the price of crude to new two-year highs and triggering a steep rally in natural gas prices, just as a cold snap sweeps the country.
LONDON, Dec 11 Britain's largest oil pipeline could shut down for weeks for unscheduled repair work, sending the price of crude to new two-year highs and triggering a steep rally in natural gas prices, just as a cold snap sweeps the country.