THE planned exit of BHP Billiton Ltd from its US shale business has drawn oil companies and private equity firms into a competition that may have no clear winner until late this year or early next...

[SYDNEY] Mining giant BHP said Monday it had been granted more time by a Brazilian court to negotiate with authorities on settling a large claim over the Samarco mine collapse that left 19 people...

WE live in interesting times. Just as investors weigh up the US-China trade punch-up, markets need to adjust to a whole new front. US sanctions against Russian companies and oligarchs are upending...

[SYDNEY] Higher commodity prices helped global mining giant BHP report a first-half net profit of US$2.02 billion on Tuesday, but the result was weighed down by a hefty charge from US tax reforms.

THE world's biggest miner BHP said on Tuesday it would leave the World Coal Association and review its membership of the US Chamber of Commerce to show support for action against climate change...

[MELBOURNE] ExxonMobil Corp and BHP Billiton Ltd have agreed to end a nearly 50-year-old gas marketing joint venture in Australia, bowing to pressure from the nation's competition watchdog amid...

[LONDON] The new chairman of BHP , the world's biggest miner, threw his weight behind CEO Andrew Mackenzie and said there was no truth in speculation the chief executive's term in office...

GLOBAL mining heads may have thought that they had seen it all in the last five years, navigating a recovery after a commodities boom turned to bust. As the cycle turns, it brings a new challenge:...

[SYDNEY] BHP reported a return to profit on Tuesday as strong commodity prices helped it bounce back from a large loss last year, with the mining giant also flagging the sale of its US shale assets.