BUZZ-Australia's Woodside Petroleum up on closing Kitimat LNG project

Fri Apr 10, 2015 1:53am EDT
 
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** Oil and gas company Woodside Petroleum Ltd's shares rise as much as 2.5 pct

** Company says it successfully completed buying Canadian Kitimat LNG Project for $854 mln

** Deal first announced on Dec 16, 2014

** Company among top percentage gainers in S&P/ASX 200 Energy (GIC) index

** Perth-based Group's ROE of 15.55 higher than sector average of minus 11.07

** Company's estimated PE ratio of 20.07 significantly greater than sector average of minus 8.52 (Reuters Messaging: arnab.paul.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)