55 Leading Mining and Oil Stocks in Australia

Australia is a commodity-based economy similar to Canada. Some of the major exports of Australia are coal, iron ore, agricultural products such as wheat and wool and natural gas. Accordingly the Australian equity market is dominated by mining and oil companies in addition to financials. Other than financials, investors looking for Aussie exposure may have to consider some of the miners and resource firms.

The following list of 55 leading Australian mining and oil stocks can be used as a starting point for further researching opportunities in those sectors:

S.No.Company Name
1Altura Min
5Beach Energy
7BlueScope Steel
8Caltex Aust
9Champion Iron
10Cooper Energy
11Dacian Gold
12Evolution Min
13Fortescue Metals Grp
14Galaxy Res
15Global Geoscience
16Gold Road Res
17Iluka Res
18Independence Grp
19Kidman Res
22Metals X
23Mineral Resources
24NEW Century Res
25New Hope Corp
26Newcrest Min
27Northern Star
28OceanaGold Corp
29Oil Search
30OM Hldgs
31Origin Energy
33OZ Min
34Perseus Min
35Pilbara Min
36Regis Res
37Resolute Min
38Rio Tinto
39Sandfire Res
41Saracen Min
42Senex Energy
43Sims Metal Mgmt
44WH Soul Pattinson
46St Barbara
47Syrah Res
48Western Areas
49Westgold Res
50Whitehaven Coal
51Woodside Pet
53Yancoal Aust
54Z Energy
55Zimplats Hldgs

Source: AFR

Some of the above firms trade on the OTC markets in the US. The complete list of Australian ADRs is listed here.


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