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Inpex Wins Offshore Australia Block

Jul 15, 2019

Japan’s largest exploration and production company Inpex Corporation has announced that through a subsidiary, it was awarded an exploration permit for Release Area AC/P66 (the Block) as operator in Australia’s 2018 offshore petroleum exploration acreage release…

Cyclone Halts Production off W. Australia

Mar 25, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum said on Monday it had evacuated all personnel from offshore production platforms off Western Australia ahead of Cyclone Veronica, and was operating the North West Shelf LNG and Pluto LNG plants on skeleton staff…

Jadestone Energy to Spud Stag Well

Feb 12, 2019

Jadestone Energy, an oil and gas development and production company across the Asia Pacific region, has announced that it has signed a rig contract for infill drilling on the Stag oilfield, located offshore Australia (Jadestone 100%).Ensco Australia…

Shell Awards FEED Work for Crux

Feb 06, 2019

Wood and KBR,Inc. have secured a new multimillion dollar contract to deliver integrated front-end engineering design (FEED) for Shell Australia’s Crux project to build a not normally manned (NNM) platform and gas export pipeline located approximately 600km north of Broome…

Oceania Companies Focus on Expansion and Backfill

Jan 29, 2019

After heavy spending on developing LNG export capacity Oceania companies focus on expansion and backfillAustralia is well positioned to maintain its role as an important supplier of the world’s energy needs, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region…

Aqualis Offshore Establishes Office in Australia

Jan 11, 2019

Marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has set up an office in Perth, Western Australia, to support oil and gas developments in the Australasia region.“We have supported important projects offshore Australia in recent years…

Maersk Supply Service Secures Work in Australia

Jan 09, 2019

Maersk Supply Service announced Wednesday it has lined up work for two anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels in support of a drilling program offshore Australia.Under a contract awarded by Chevron Australia, the vessels Maersk Mariner and Maersk Master will provide towing…

PGS Sues Polarcus in Australia

Dec 07, 2018

Offshore geophysical company Polarcus Limited said it is being sued by PGS Australia Pty Ltd for patent claims relating to the acquisition of seismic data on three surveys in Australia and the processing of that data.'These proceedings follow…

DOF Subsea Awarded Australian IMR Contract Extension

Nov 29, 2018

The international subsea operating company DOF Subsea said that its subsidiry DOF Subsea Australia Pty Ltd’s existing Subsea Inspection, Maintenance and Repair Contract with Chevron Australia has been extended. DOF Subsea has successfully provided IMR vessel…

East Timor Buys Shell's Stake in Greater Sunrise

Nov 21, 2018

East Timor has agreed to buy Royal Dutch Shell's stake in the Greater Sunrise natural gas fields off the northern coast of Australia for $300 million, the government and Shell Australia said on Wednesday.The agreement for Shell's 26.56 percent…

Australia’s Oil and Gas Industry Calls for Competitive Tax Regime

Nov 04, 2018

Changes to the petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT) announced today by the Commonwealth must be assessed carefully by Australia’s oil and gas industry, said the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA).“Attracting investment…

Stena Drilling Retires Semi-Submersible Rig

Oct 04, 2018

Stena Clyde (Australia) Pty Ltd have decided to remove the Stena Clyde from active service and retire the rig from the Stena Drilling fleet.The rig has been warm stacked in Australia for the past three years and is presently in Singapore.  Although…

Eni acquires Evans Shoal interest off Australia

Dec 21, 2017

Eni has acquired from Shell a 32.5% interest in and operatorship of the Evans Shoal gas field offshore northern Australia. Evans Shoal is in Retention Lease NT/RL7, in the north Bonaparte Basin around 300km northwest of Darwin, where the Darwin liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant is operating…

Wood inks Julimar study with Woodside

Dec 19, 2017

Australia's Woodside Energy has awarded UK-based engineering house Wood a contract for a concept definition study for the Julimar Phase 2 project offshore Australia. Woodside has also awarded Wood a contract for engineering and rig modification services off Australia…

First Wheatstone LNG cargo sets sail

Oct 31, 2017

The first shipment from Chevron’s Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia has set sail for Japan. Wheatstone is Australia’s first third-party natural gas hub, which will enable future development of natural gas resources offshore Western Australia…

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