News Wrap

IN News Wrap: Buyers step up for Origin Energy sale; Engie builds Asian LNG portfolio; Exxon's Guyana oil discovery worth 12 times the South American nation's GDP; and Petrobras workers protest job cuts.

Momentum builds for Origin divestment

Brokers were reportedly again circling Origin over its $NZ1.9 billion ($A1.7 billion) majority stake in New Zealand utility Contact Energy (53%) overnight.