BHP Billiton plc

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BHP share price: Group approves funding for Gulf of Mexico project

BHP approves funding for Gulf of Mexico project

Move follows sanction by project operator BP

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About BHP Billiton plc

BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) is the London-listed company of the BHP Billiton Group. It is a diversified natural resources company generally operating through customer sector groups (CSGs).
BHP Billiton Limited, is the Australian Securities Exchange listed multinational mining and petroleum company headquartered in Melbourne. BHP Billiton was created in 2001 through the merger of the Australian Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited (BHP) and the Anglo–Dutch Billiton plc, resulting in the present dual-listed company.
The company operates in nine segments: Petroleum, Aluminium, Base Metals, Diamonds and Specialty Products, Stainless Steel Materials, Iron Ore, Manganese, Metallurgical Coal and Energy Coal.
The British part of the enlarged company is the source of much of BHP Billiton's present coal, aluminum and titanium operations. The remaining, larger Australian BHP, contributes the oil, copper and diamond businesses.
In September 2011 BHP Billiton plc acquired HWE Mining Subsidiaries from Leighton Holdings. In September 2012 the company announced the sale of its 37.8 percent non-operated interest in South African Richards Bay Minerals.
The UK-registered BHP Billiton Plc has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It also has a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. BHP Billiton has two American Depositary Receipt listings on the New York Stock Exchange.

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