Green groups raise oil and gas clean-up fears as Woodside takes over BHP assets | Business

[ad_1] Woodside Petroleum has not given a guarantee it will pay for billions of dollars in decommissioning and remediation costs linked to a portfolio of oil and gas fields it has agreed to take over from BHP. Green groups say Woodside lacks credibility in paying for clean-ups after selling a floating rig, Northern Endeavour, for … Read more

UK house sales slide after stamp duty holiday cut; retail stock levels shrink – business live | Business

[ad_1] A bank’s electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange today Photograph: Vincent Yu/AP Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Global markets are in an upbeat mood this week, as investors shake off last week’s jitters … Read more