Energy Briefs

IN TODAY'S Energy Briefs: Barossa drilling approved; Linn and Clement in Tap talks; ExxonMobil in talks over $74B fine; Central appeal; Wheatstone win; Pilot's PRRT credits; Empire showdown; Austin sale; iGas approval; Portland protest; India mulls changes; Uganda delays; ME oil to peak; Strike fund; Moonie boost; Morocco joins IEA; EHR IPO; CLSA upgrades; Kashagan success; Jamaica's LNG move; and Icahn quits Chesapeake.


Australia’s offshore regulator has finally approved plans by ConocoPhillips and its partners, including Santos, for further appraisal drilling of the Barossa field in the Timor Sea.