Group Income Statement

For the year ended 31 December 2016

  Section 2016
US$m
2015
 US$m
Continuing operations

Pre-award costs
  (17.7) (35.2)
Unsuccessful exploration costs 2.1 (70.3) (97.4)
Administrative and other expenses 4.2 (34.9) (29.7)
Impairment of intangible exploration/appraisal assets 2.1 (25.3) (17.9)
Impairment of property, plant & equipment – development assets 2.2 - (25.1)
Gain on disposal of oil and gas assets 2.3 - 26.6
 
Operating loss
   
(148.2)
 
(178.7)
Impairment of available-for-sale financial asset 3.1 - (318.6)  
Finance income   14.0 19.8
Finance costs   (17.3) (20.3)
Loss before taxation from continuing operations   (151.5) (497.8)

Taxation
     
Tax credit/(charge) 5.1 56.5 (17.7)
Loss for the year attributable to equity holders of the parent   (95.0) (515.5)

Loss per ordinary share – basic (cents)
4.3 (16.56) (90.26)
Loss per ordinary share – diluted (cents) 4.3 (16.56) (90.26)