Woodside Petroleum Ltd - BHP Petroleum International Pty Ltd

Acquirer(s)

  • Woodside Petroleum Ltd

Target(s)

  • BHP Petroleum International Pty Ltd

Summary

Woodside Petroleum Limited (Woodside), proposes to acquire BHP Petroleum International Pty Ltd (BHP Petroleum).

Woodside and BHP Petroleum primarily overlap in the supply of domestic gas, and assets relating to domestic gas, in Western Australia.

Both also own export-facing assets that produce oil, condensate, LNG and LPG products.

Market inquiries

Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding Woodside’s proposed acquisition of BHP Petroleum.

Closing date for submissions is 29 October 2021. Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to mergers@accc.gov.au with the title “Submission re: Woodside / BHP Petroleum - attention Sidd Sharma/Shermara Fernando".

For more details, please refer to the Market Inquiries letter below. 

Following 29 October 2021, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Sidd Sharma/Shermara Fernando at mergers@accc.gov.au.

Timeline

DateEvent
18/10/2021ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
29/10/2021Closing date for submissions.
16/12/2021Proposed date for announcement of ACCC’s findings (as outlined in the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines, this may be a final decision or release of a Statement of Issues).

Project staff

  • Shermara Fernando
  • Sidd Sharma

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