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ExxonMobil Calls on Heavy Lift Contractors to Deliver Proposals for Bass Strait Platforms Removal

Jun 28, 2022

ExxonMobil's Australian subsidiary Esso Australia, the operator of the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture, has recently started a technical tender procedure process for the decommissioning of several offshore platforms in Australia's Bass Strait.For this initial tender round, ExxonMobil is seeking technical proposals from a variety of experienced offshore heavy lift contractors, each of whom needs to detail how they plan to carry out the platform removal activities required…

BlueFloat Energy and Energy Estate to Build 1.15GW Offshore Wind Farm in Australia

Jun 23, 2022

BlueFloat Energy and Energy Estate partnership on Thursday announced its latest offshore wind development in Australia – the 1.155 GW Southern Winds offshore wind project.Southern Winds will use bottom-fixed technology and will be located 10…

Corio Generation Wants to Build 2.5 GW Wind Farm Offshore Victoria, Australia

Jun 10, 2022

Corio Generation, a recently established offshore wind branch of Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG), is planning a major new offshore wind project in Australia, named Great Eastern Offshore Wind.If approved for construction following ongoing…

No Oil, Gas Found at Closely Watched Exploration Well off W. Australia

Jun 06, 2022

Western Gas said on Monday its Sasanof-1 exploration well off Western Australia found no hydrocarbons, in a big disappointment for one of the most closely watched drilling campaigns in Australia this year.Ahead of drilling, the Sasanof prospect…

Australia's Gas Producers Cash in on Global Energy Security Fears. Giant Browse Project Gets New Momentum

May 19, 2022

Gas producers in Australia are dusting off plans for new projects as Asian customers fret over energy security following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and seek gas with lower carbon credentials.With sanctions on Moscow stalling Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects…

Pluto Gas Processing Starts at Australia's North West Shelf, Woodside Says

Mar 31, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside said Wednesday that the processing of gas from the offshore Pluto fields in W. Australia had started ahead of schedule at the North West Shelf Project’s (NWS) Karratha Gas Plant (KGP). 'This accelerated…

Australia: ExxonMobil Investing $295M to Boost Gas Production from Gippsland Basin Assets

Mar 17, 2022

ExxonMobil's Australian subsidiary Esso Australia has made a final investment decision to develop additional gas from the Gippsland Basin Kipper offshore field in Australia's Bass Strait.The company said the move would 'help secure much-needed supply for the Australian domestic market…

dCS, JX NOEX File Bid for Offshore Carbon Capture & Storage Project in Australia

Mar 16, 2022

Australian carbon capture and storage firm deepC Store (dCS) said Wednesday it had with JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation (JX NOEX) submitted a joint bid for a Greenhouse Gas Assessment Permit for a Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release Area in offshore Australia…

PHI International to Provide Crew Transfer Services for Woodside's Scarborough Project

Feb 23, 2022

Offshore helicopter operator PHI International (PHI) has said it has won 'a significant' aviation services contract with Woodside, as an operator for and on behalf of the Scarborough Joint Venture, in Western Australia. The contract will see PHI transporting personnel from Learmonth Airport…

DOF Subsea Bags Three-year MPSV Charter with Exxon in Australia

Feb 04, 2022

ExxonMobil has awarded a long-term contract to offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea for the provisions of multi-purpose supply vessel services in Australia.The contract is for three years firm plus two one-year extension options. Under the contract…

Solstad Bags 572-day Charter for Platform Supplier in Australia

Dec 17, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has won a contract with Woodside in Australia for the platform supply vessel Normand Tortuga.The vessel will support the activities of the DPS-1 semisubmersible drilling rig on the Enfield P&A and Scarborough projects…

Beach Energy Awards Thylacine Field Deal to DOF Subsea

Dec 17, 2021

Offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea Australia has secured a contract with oil and gas company Beach Energy for the Otway Offshore Phase 5 - transport and installation project in Australia.'After collecting all permanent equipment from vendors and transportation to the offshore site…

Australia's Santos Awards Long-term Charters for Solstad Offshore Vessel Duo

Dec 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured long-term contracts with Santos for two of its offshore vessels in Australia.The AHTS Far Senator and PSV Far Seeker have been awarded a contract by Santos in support of its drilling activities…

UK Competition Watchdog Launches Probe into Offshore Helicopter Deal

Sep 24, 2021

Offshore helicopter transportation company CHC on September 1 said it had completed the acquisition of Babcock International’s offshore oil and gas aviation business. Now, the UK competition watchdog Competition and Markets Authority has launched an inquiry to see whether the deal has resulted…

Shearwater GeoServices in Bass Strait 3D Seismic Survey

Sep 22, 2021

Seismic survey company Shearwater GeoServices has secured a 3D seismic exploration survey contract with Beach Energy in Australia.Using the Geo Coral seismic vessel, Shearwater will conduct the Prion 3D seismic survey starting in late October…

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