Takeover target Caltex Australia will bring forward and extend the planned shutdown of Lytton oil refinery to ward off an expected hit to refining due to the pressures on demand amid the coronavirus pandemic.
There's a new power bank on the market that promises to keep your smartphone charged without the need for a traditional power outlet. Instead, it receives its juice from the sun. But does it actually work as advertised? We put one through its paces to find out.
Last year, I called a company about installing solar panels at my house. I was told they wouldn't do the installation because of the shade cast my neighbour's massive tree. I was extra surprised when the sales guy told me he was looking at a satellite image that was just a couple of days old. Now I know how he got the information.
Atlassian founder Mike Cannon-Brookes is teaming up with Tesla and 5B to help install solar panels and batteries in towns cut off from power after the devastating bushfires. It comes after the software billionaire donated $12 million to the cause in a hope to speed up recovery efforts in the region.
Saudi Arabia plans to boost its oil exports to 10.6 million barrels per day from May because the country is burning less oil for power generation and there is also lower domestic consumption, a Saudi energy ministry official says.
Santos will sell 25 per cent of the Darwin LNG facility and the Bayu-Undan gas field off Northern Australia for $US390 million ($A605 million), months after agreeing to buy ConocoPhillips' business in the region.
Oil exporters should join forces to reduce global supplies by about 1.5 per cent in the first half of this year, as the world economy suffers from the effects of the coronavirus outbreak, the OPEC oil cartel has proposed in Vienna.