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Last A$30.59 AUD
Change Today +0.13 / 0.43%
Volume 2.7M
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Woodside Petroleum Ltd, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the exploration, evaluation, development, production, marketing, and sale of hydrocarbons in Australia and internationally. The company’s products include liquefied natural gas, pipeline natural gas, condensate, liquefied petroleum gas, and crude oil. It holds interests in the North West Shelf project located in Western Australia; and operates five floating oil production, storage, and offloading vessels in Australia. The company’s exploration portfolio includes emerging and frontier provinces in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, the Atlantic margins and Latin America, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Woodside Petroleum Ltd was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.

3,803 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/17/15
Founded in 1954

woodside petroleum ltd (WPL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: $5.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Chief Operations Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
Executive Vice President of Development
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Executive Vice President of Global Exploratio...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

woodside petroleum ltd (WPL) Key Developments

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. Announces Audited Earnings and Production Results for the Half Year Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Production Guidance for the Year 2015

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. announced audited earnings and production results for the half year ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported operating revenue of USD 2,556 million against USD 3,551 million a year ago. Profit before tax and net finance costs was USD 947 million against USD 1,887 million a year ago. Profit before tax was USD 894 million against USD 1,798 million a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent was USD 679 million against USD 1,105 million a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to equity holders of the parent were 83 cents against 134 cents a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was USD 1,083 million against USD 2,028 million a year ago. Payments for capital and exploration expenditure were USD 670 million against USD 280 million a year ago. EBITDAX was USD 1,783 million against USD 2,736 million a year ago. EBIT was USD 947 million against USD 1,887 million a year ago. Underlying NPAT (excluding non-recurring items) was USD 679 million against USD 1,136 million a year ago. Underlying earnings per share were 83 cents against 138 cents a year ago. Net debt was USD 3.8 billion as on June 30, 2015. operating revenue was decreased by 28.0% compared to first half of 2014, mainly due to lower average realised prices which resulted in a reduction of USD 865 million and to a lesser extent lower sales volumes. Net profit was lower compared to first half of 2014 predominantly due to lower realized prices. This was partly offset by lower cost of sales, financing and other costs as well as a decrease in income tax and Petroleum Resources Rent Tax (PRRT) expense. For the half year, the company reported total production of 42.0 MMboe against 46.5 MMboe from the same period a year ago. Production was 9.7% lower compared to first half of 2014 primarily due to a planned turnaround at Pluto, an unplanned outage at NWS, net oil field decline and increased cyclone impact across all of assets. For the year 2015, the total production is expected to be between 86 MMboe -94 MMboe, inclusive of Balnaves oil and Canadian pipeline natural gas production.

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. Declares Interim Dividend for the Half Year of 2015, Payable on September 23, 2015

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. declared an interim dividend of 66 US cents per share for the half year ended June 30, 2015 compared to 111 US cents per share paid in first half of 2014. The dividend will be payable on September 23, 2015 with the record date of August 28, 2015. Ex-date is August 26, 2015.

Woodside Petroleum Ltd., H1 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 19, 2015

Woodside Petroleum Ltd., H1 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 19, 2015


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