Woodside Petroleum Ltd is a Public Company that is ranked number 76 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the Oil and Gas Extraction in Australia industry.

In 2017 the company generated total revenue of $5,057,089,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2017 Woodside Petroleum Ltd had 3597 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

The Chief Executive of Woodside Petroleum Ltd is Mr Peter Coleman whose official title is Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director. The Chairman of Woodside Petroleum Ltd is Mr Richard Goyder whose official title is Independent Non-Executive Chairman. 

Woodside Petroleum Ltd divides its operations into the following areas:

  • Exploring - portfolio includes Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Ireland, Myanmar, Senegal, Morocco and Gabon. 
  • Developing - projects include the Sunrise LNG, Wheatstone, Grassy Point LNG and Kitimat LNG. The company's Australian development projects include the following: Greater Enfield, North West Shelf Greater Western Flank, North West Shelf Persephone and Scarborough. 
  • Producing - includes the North West Shelf and Pluto LNG projects in Western Australia. The company also owns and operates two oil production facilities in Exmouth, Western Australia. 
  • Marketing and Trading - markets LNG, crude oil, condensate, LPG and pipeline natural gas. 

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