Donation to uni research
Don Voelte WOODSIDE Petroleum Ltd chief executive Don Voelte is donating $ 1.72 million of his own money to nanotechnology research in his home state of Nebraska. Mr Voelte, who raised the money from a sell down of his own stake in Woodside and previously flagged sale due to tax reasons, yesterday advised he had sold 40,000 Woodside shares at $ 43.078 each. The proceeds have been donated to the University of Nebraska, United States, for nanotechnology research. Nebraska-born Mr Voelte is a civil engineering graduate from the same university.