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Whiting Petroleum files for bankruptcy

The company has more than US$585 million of cash on its balance sheet and will continue to operate its business in the normal course without material disruption to its vendors, partners or employees.


BP announces cuts to spending

BP has cut its 2020 spending plans by 25% and will reduce output from its US shale oil and gas business.


Beetaloo shale project halted

Origin Energy has temporarily paused shale exploration drilling activities at its Kyalla well site in Australia's Northern Territory in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.