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Browse still on the list for Woodside

Costs would need to come down a further 25 per cent to breakeven at around $US40 per barrel of oil for the Browse LNG project to proceed, according to Woodside Petroleum managing director Peter Coleman.

Pacific Energy grows profit

Power generation company Pacific Energy has posted solid results for the 2016 financial year, with further growth expected in the year to come.

Ausgrid call shows where trade power lies – for now

ANALYSIS: Balancing WA's trade needs with Australia's broader geopolitical and strategic interests is a challenge for leaders in this state.

MMA loss widens to $144m

Marine services company MMA Offshore's net loss has widened to $144 million on the back of a previously flagged impairment and reduced activity in the oil and gas sector.

Power shift disrupts traditional model

SPECIAL REPORT: Discussion about a sale of Western Power is taking place against a backdrop of rapid technological change in the sector, as networks brace for an onslaught of competition from battery storage.

GR delivers in tough market

GR Engineering Services wrapped up the 2016 financial year with record revenue and increased profit, but says competition for design and construction opportunities remains high.

Monadelphous profit slides 27%

Shares in engineering firm Monadelphous Group fell sharply today after it posted a 27 per cent slide in profit on the back of lower activity in the resources and energy sectors and predicted contracting margins would remain under pressure.

CIMIC sues Chevron, KBR over Gorgon dispute

CIMIC Group has launched legal action in the United States against Chevron over cost blowouts on jetty and marine structures it built at the Gorgon LNG project on Barrow Island.

UGL posts $106m loss on Ichthys write-down

Engineering group UGL hopes to claw back some of a $200 million write-down it made on the massive Ichthys natural gas project near Darwin, but is unsure when it will pay shareholders a dividend again.

Santos slumps to $US1.1bn loss

Santos will not pay a dividend after plunging to a $US1.1 billion ($A1.4 billion) half-year loss on the back of lower oil prices and a large impairment against its massive new LNG project.

Woodside profit down on lower on oil prices

Energy giant Woodside Petroleum's first-half profit has slumped 50 per cent on the back of lower oil prices.

Red tape cut for solar

Commercial property owners seeking to install solar panels under long-term purchase agreements have received a boost, with the state government announcing cuts to licensing red tape for providers.

Santos flags $2bn hit on GLNG

Energy giant Santos will take an impairment charge of $US1.5 billion ($A2 billion) against the carrying value of its Gladstone liquefied natural gas project in Queensland.

Perth blockchain tech for energy revolution

A move towards usage of blockchains, the engine behind bitcoins, in the energy sector could have benefits for poles and wires operators as the industry faces increasing disruption, according to a proponent.

Morrison blocks NSW Ausgrid lease bidders

Treasurer Scott Morrison has made a surprise decision to block two consortiums from bidding on a 99-year lease of New South Wales electricity network operator Ausgrid, in a move that would be a bad omen for a sale of Western Power.

Smith-Gander, Horton add new roles

It's been a great month for Perth-based women on ASX100 companies.

Western Power to cut 175 jobs

Western Australia's state-owned electric utility Western Power says it will cut 175 jobs on top of more than 320 positions that were axed in June.

AGL flags risks to earnings growth

AGL Energy expects earnings to grow in the current financial year despite unseasonably warm weather at the start of the reporting period and fierce competition for customers.

Quadrant Energy has court win

A Supreme Court judgement has shone a light on the fractious relationship between joint venture partners Quadrant Energy and Santos. 

GR flags profit, earnings upgrade

Investors welcomed news that GR Engineering Services had upgraded its profit and earnings forecasts for the 2016 financial year.

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