Group Income Statement

For the year ended 31 December 2015

  Section 2015
US$m
2014
 US$m
Continuing operations

Pre-award costs
  (35.2) (54.8)
Unsuccessful exploration costs 2.1 (97.4) (208.4)
Net operating expenses 4.2 (29.7) (64.5)
Impairment of intangible exploration/appraisal assets 2.1 (17.9) (46.9)
Impairment of property, plant & equipment – development/producing assets 2.2 (25.1)
Gain on disposal of oil and gas assets 2.3 26.6 2.3
 
Operating loss
   
(178.7)
 
(372.3)
 
Gain on disposal of available-for-sale financial assets
3.1  
 
3.9
Impairment of available-for-sale financial assets 3.1 (318.6) (194.3)  
Finance income   19.8 38.3
Finance costs   (20.3) (34.7)
Loss before taxation from continuing operations   (497.8) (559.1)

Taxation
     
Tax (charge)/credit 5.2 (17.7) 178.0
Loss for the year attributable to equity holders of the parent   (515.5) (381.1)

Loss per ordinary share – basic (cents)
4.3 (90.26) (66.51)
Loss per ordinary share – diluted (cents) 4.7 (90.26) (66.51)