19 May 2022
BHP Group (BHP) notes the announcement by Woodside Petroleum Ltd (Woodside) today, confirming that Woodside shareholders have approved the merger of BHP’s oil and gas portfolio with Woodside by an all-stock merger (Merger).
BHP and Woodside are working towards completion of the Merger, which is scheduled for 1 June 2022. Subject to completion occurring, BHP is expected to receive 914,768,948 newly issued Woodside ordinary shares. BHP will shortly provide a further update on the proposed in specie dividend of the Woodside shares.