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BHP Billiton Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified natural resources company worldwide. The company explores for, develops, produces, and markets petroleum with operating assets located in the deep water Gulf of Mexico, onshore U.S., and Australia, as well as the United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago, and Pakistan; and holds potash exploration rights to approximately 14,500 square kilometers of prospective ground in the Saskatchewan potash basin in Canada. It also produces and supplies primary aluminium, alumina, nickel, and manganese ore and alloys; and produces and exports seaborne metallurgical coal and thermal coal. In addition, the company explores for and produces copper, silver, lead, uranium, zinc, and iron ore. It serves smelters; wire rod mills, brass mills, and casting plants; electricity generating utilities; stainless steel, specialty alloy, foundry, chemicals, and refractory material industries; steel producers; and power stations, power generators, and industrial users. The company was formerly known as BHP Limited and changed its name to BHP Billiton Limited in July 2001. The company was founded in 1860 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. BHP Billiton Limited operates as a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Group.

128,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/21/14
Founded in 1860

bhp billiton ltd (BHP) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Non-Independent D...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.2M
Chief Financial Officer, Chairman of Financia...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
President of Copper Business
Total Annual Compensation: $220.0K
President of Iron Ore Division
Total Annual Compensation: $218.0K
President of Coal Business
Total Annual Compensation: $203.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

bhp billiton ltd (BHP) Key Developments

Six Bidders Reportedly Looking To Buy BHP'S Nickel West Unit

MMG Limited (SEHK:1208), Glencore Plc (LSE:GLEN), Sherritt International Corporation (TSX:S), X2 Resources LLP, Trafigura Beheer B.V., Jinchuan Group Co., Ltd. are looking to acquire Australian nickel unit from BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) the Australian Financial Review reported on July 6, 2014. The bidders are also doing due diligence on Nickel West, which could be worth as much as AUD 800 million, the newspaper said. Emily Perry spokeswoman of declined to comment on the report. Spokespeople for X2 Resources, Sherritt International, MMG and Jinchuan could not be reached for comment.

BHP Billiton to Cut 163 Coal Mining Jobs in NSW

BHP Billiton continues to cut jobs on both sides of Australia, announcing it will axe 163 coal mining jobs in NSW. The affected workers are employed at its Mt Arthur thermal coal mine in the Hunter Valley and represent nearly 9% of its NSW energy coal business workforce.

BHP Billiton Plans More Job Cuts, 3,000 Positions at Risk in Iron Division

BHP Billiton (BHP) plans thousands of job cuts in its iron ore division as it seeks to cut costs to remain competitive. About 3,000 jobs may be at risk at the division, which employs 16,000. The cuts would add to some 500 job losses over the past few months. Many of the cuts will involve contractors whose positions are coming to an end and won't be renewed.


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