Woodside announces dividend spree, NPAT up 28%

WOODSIDE Petroleum is firing on all cylinders it seems, with higher cash, production, an unexpectedly high dividend, and higher expenditure planned than expected.  

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Net profit after tax for the year was US$1.364 billion, a 28% rise, free cash flow was $1.524 billion, an increase of 83%. 
 
EBITDA was $3.8 billion compared with 2017's $2.