The use of stolen passports by two passengers to board a Malaysian airliner that vanished over the South China Sea sends a “red flag” that terrorism may have played a part, according to security officials and analysts.
Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd., the second-largest holder in takeover target Envestra Ltd., signaled its opposition to APA Group’s bid for the rest of the Australian gas distributor, putting the deal in doubt.
AGL Energy Ltd.’s A$1.51 billion ($1.35 billion) deal to buy government-owned power plants in Australia’s most-populous state was blocked by the nation’s antitrust regulator on concern it would reduce competition.
AGL Energy Ltd., Australia’s second- largest electricity retailer, said a decision to go ahead with its Gloucester coal-seam gas project may be delayed until next year as the company faces opposition to fracking.
Infigen Energy, an Australian renewable energy project developer, expects to reach an agreement soon to sell two U.S. solar-power projects after delaying an effort to find a buyer for a wind farm at home.
Oil Search Ltd., Exxon Mobil Corp.’s partner in a $19 billion liquefied natural gas venture in Papua New Guinea, halted its shares before a statement about a material acquisition, possibly a stake in a new project.