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Green Group Asks Court to Stop Woodside's Scarborough Offshore Gas Project

Jun 22, 2022

The Australian Conservation Foundation said it has asked the Federal Court to stop Woodside Energy Group from working on the $5.7 billion [for the offshore component only] Scarborough gas project until an assessment is made about its potential impact on the Great Barrier Reef.Woodside said the Scarborough project off Western Australia has been subject to 'rigorous environmental assessments' by several regulators…

Ban on Russian Commodity Exports to Accelerate LNG Growth, Energy Transition - Wood Mackenzie report

Jun 16, 2022

War in Ukraine is transforming the outlook for the supply, demand and price of hydrocarbons and the pace and cost of the energy transition. While the precise timing and implementation of future bans on Russian commodity imports are difficult to predict…

QatarEnergy Picks TotalEnergies as First Partner in 'Largest LNG Project in History'

Jun 13, 2022

Qatari national oil and gas company QatarEnergy has selected France's TotalEnergies as its first international partner in the North Field East (NFE) expansion project, dubbed 'the single largest project in the history of the LNG industry.'The…

Workers on Shell's Prelude FLNG to Start 12-day Strike on Friday

Jun 09, 2022

Workers on Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off Western Australia are set to begin 12 days of industrial action on Friday over a pay fight, a union alliance said on Thursday.Shell did not comment on what impact…

North Field Expansion: Qatar Selects Exxon, Total, Shell, Conoco for mega-LNG Expansion - Sources

Jun 08, 2022

Qatar has picked ExxonMobil Corp, TotalEnergies, Shell, and ConocoPhillips, as partners in the expansion of the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.The North Field expansion will boost Qatar's LNG output by 64% by 2027…

Indigenous Australians Seek to Block $3.6 billion Santos Offshore Gas project

Jun 07, 2022

A group of Indigenous Australians has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Santos Ltd from developing a $3.6 billion gas project off northern Australia, saying they were not consulted about the drilling.Traditional land owners from the Tiwi Islands…

LNG Prices Could Stay High for a Few Years, Woodside CEO Says

May 25, 2022

Woodside Energy Group, Australia's top independent natural gas producer, sees liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices staying high for a few years as the market adjusts to supply disruptions after sanctions on Russia for its Ukraine invasion.'With the invasion…

LNG Momentum Swinging Back to Asia as Europe Demand Eases: Russell

May 24, 2022

The merry-go-round of liquefied natural gas (LNG) between Europe and Asia appears to be tilting back toward Asia as buyers in the top-consuming region start to chase cargoes ahead of the summer demand peak.The dynamics of the LNG market for…

Inpex Plans Maintenance at Australia's Ichthys LNG from July 1 to Aug. 5

May 20, 2022

Japan's Inpex Corp plans to conduct scheduled maintenance at its Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Darwin, Australia, from around July 1 to Aug. 5, a company spokesperson said on Friday.The company declined to comment on shipment plans during the maintenance period…

ADNOC Taps McDermott for Fujairah LNG Plant FEED

May 18, 2022

Engineering and construction firm McDermott said Thursday it had secured a contract by ADNOC to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the new Fujairah Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility. Located approximately 155 miles (250 km) from Abu Dhabi…

Australia's LNG Industry Takes Risky Bet on Carbon Capture: Russell

May 18, 2022

Australia's vast liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector is betting its future on carbon capture and storage (CCS), a technology it says is vital to decarbonization and is proven.Convincing everybody else is going to be the tricky part, especially…

Japan's Inpex Boosts Annual Profit Outlook on Soaring Oil Prices. Shares Abadi Plans

May 11, 2022

Japan's biggest oil and gas explorer Inpex Corp raised its net profit forecast for 2022 by 20% to a record 300 billion yen ($2.3 billion) thanks to higher-than-expected oil prices and a lower yen against the U.S. dollar.Its annual net profit…

Malaysia's Petronas Sees Higher Demand as Focus Turns to Energy Security

Apr 27, 2022

Malaysian state energy firm Petronas is seeing growing demand for gas as the world lifts COVID-19 restrictions and prioritizes energy security due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, its chief of upstream operations told Reuters on Wednesday.Petronas…

Australia's Woodside Expects Long-term Gain from Energy Security Fears

Apr 26, 2022

Australia's Woodside Petroleum reported a more than twofold jump in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, buoyed by rising oil and gas prices, and it expects to benefit in the longer term from energy security fears due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine…

Report: Shell in Talks with Chinese Oil Firms to Sell Its Sakhalin-2 Stake

Apr 22, 2022

Energy giant Shell is in talks with some Chinese companies to sell its stake in a major Russian gas project amid sanctions imposed on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, The Telegraph reported on Thursday.The London-listed company is in joint talks with Chinese state-run oil companies CNOOC Ltd…

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