SPONSOR COMPANY PROFILES
BHP Petroleum is the oil and gas exploration and production business of BHP; one of the world’s top producers of major commodities including oil, gas, iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper, uranium and energy coal. BHP extracts and processes oil and gas and minerals from production operations located primarily in the Americas and Australia. Its products are sold worldwide, with sales and marketing lead through Singapore and Houston, United States, and global headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.
BHP prioritizes its people’s health and safety and strives to create an environment free from fatalities, injuries and occupational illnesses. Its size and scope allows BHP to make meaningful contributions to communities, and the long-term nature of its operations means it is able to build collaborative community relationships. BHP aims to maximize the social and economic benefits of its operations, contribute to economic development and minimize its environmental footprint through innovation, productivity and technology.
BHP’s Petroleum business comprises conventional and unconventional oil and gas operations, and includes exploration, development and production activities. Its high-quality resource base is concentrated in the United States and Australia, with core production operations consisting of conventional assets located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Australia and Trinidad and Tobago, and unconventional Onshore US assets. BHP Petroleum produces crude oil and condensate, gas and natural gas liquids. It conducts an international exploration and development program focused on the commercialization of gas resources, exploration and development of high-margin oil projects primarily in deepwater, and securing access to discovered resources through the development of enduring alliances with host governments and their agencies.
United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 338 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 744 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 518 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 191 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook.
Since 1986, United has been committed to Australia by offering nonstop service from its West Coast hubs in the U.S. to Sydney and Melbourne. United offers daily nonstop service to Sydney from its hub at San Francisco International Airport and daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Sydney and Melbourne. United operates all flights between the U.S. and Australia with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. And now United is proud to offer daily nonstop service between Houston and Sydney. United is the only nonstop service to Australia from Houston and offers customers from Houston as well as from hundreds of cities across the U.S. the opportunity to conveniently travel to Sydney.
The Australian Trade Commission – Austrade – contributes to Australia's economic prosperity by helping Australian businesses, education institutions, tourism operators, governments and citizens as they:
- develop international markets
- win productive foreign direct investment
- promote international education
- strengthen Australia's tourism industry
- seek consular and passport services.
Working in partnership with Australian state and territory governments, Austrade provides international investors with the information needed to establish or expand a business in Australia. Services for international investors include:
- initial coordination of investment enquiries and assistance
- information on the Australian business and regulatory environment
- market intelligence and investment opportunities
- identification of suitable investment locations and partners in Australia
- advice on Australian government programs and approval processes.
Our services for international companies are free, comprehensive and confidential.
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