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Shale-oil exit to ramp-up BHP investor returns

BHP’s leadership team has enjoyed a relaxed festive season break thanks to the disarming impact of the group’s strong share price spurt in the back half of 2017.

Barry FitzGerald*

Finance > Capital-markets

Shale-oil exit to ramp-up BHP investor returns

BHP’s leadership team has enjoyed a relaxed festive season break thanks to the disarming impact of the group’s strong share price spurt in the back half of 2017.

Barry FitzGerald*

Shale-oil exit to ramp-up BHP investor returns

The Fayetteville shale gas operation in the US

The restorative power of the 27% share price rise in the December half to BHP's mindset was on clear display in messaging from the group in the final months of 2017.