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MMA Offshore Expands Fleet with 2016-Built Vessel "Offshore Solution"

Nov 09, 2023

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has acquired the vessel “Offshore Solution” to supplement its multi-purpose support vessel fleet. The Offshore Solution is a 2016 European-built, 54-meter, DP-2 multi-purpose support vessel fitted with two deck cranes…

Australia Court Halts Santos' Pipeline Works on $3.6B Barossa Gas Project

Nov 02, 2023

Santos said on Thursday an Australian court had granted an interim injunction preventing it from starting work on laying undersea pipelines on its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.The ruling comes after Simon Munkara, a traditional land owner from the Tiwi Islands…

Australia LNG Workers Vote in Support for Chevron Deal

Oct 30, 2023

An Australian union alliance's members voted in support to endorse deals on pay and conditions at Chevron's two liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Australia, the union said on Tuesday.Earlier this month, the union called off strikes originally planned at the U…

Indigenous Group Seeks to Block Santos Gas Pipeline Offshore Australia

Oct 24, 2023

Australia said on Tuesday it was reviewing an emergency application by an indigenous group seeking to block pipeline construction on Santos Ltd's $3.6-billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.Six indigenous elders on the Tiwi Islands…

VIDEO: Woodside Removes Nganhurra Riser Turret Mooring

Oct 20, 2023

The Australian oil and gas company Woodside has removed the Nganhurra Riser Turret Mooring (RTM) from the Enfield field, located approximately 52 km northwest of Exmouth in Western Australia.According to Woodside, the RTM has been lifted onto…

Australian Energy Regulator Accuses Santos of Record-keeping Violations

Oct 19, 2023

Australia's energy regulator initiated on Thursday a lawsuit against Santos Ltd saying the oil and gas producer breached auction record-keeping rules between March 2019 and June 2021.The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) started the proceedings…

Shell's Australian FLNG Facility Poised for Mid-November Restart

Oct 18, 2023

Shell is expected to complete maintenance at its flagship Prelude liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility off Australia by mid-November, two sources close to the project told Reuters on Wednesday.The British energy giant started maintenance work at the 3…

Chevron Australia LNG Unions Agree Deal on Eve of Strikes Resuming

Oct 18, 2023

An Australian union alliance on Wednesday agreed to endorse deals on pay and conditions at Chevron's two liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Australia, ending an impasse that had led workers to threaten renewed strikes this week.The Offshore Alliance…

Chevron Australia, LNG Unions to Meet for Mediated Talks on Wednesday

Oct 10, 2023

Chevron and unions representing workers at its two Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities will meet for talks on Wednesday after the oil and gas major asked the industrial arbitrator to help close a deal as workers threaten to restart strikes…

Viking Supply Ships Secures Long Term Contract for Far Senator AHTS Vessel in Australia

Oct 10, 2023

Viking Supply Ships, a company that owns and operates a fleet of offshore supply and icebreaking vessels, has secured a contract for the Far Senator AHTS vessel for operations outside Australia.'With operations performed by Go Offshore, the…

Chevron Australia LNG Workers Back Strike Threat in Second Meeting, No Talks

Oct 06, 2023

Workers at Chevron's two liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Western Australia voted to restart strikes on Friday, endorsing a similar move by colleagues at a meeting less than 24 hours earlier.Night-shift workers at Chevron's Gorgon and…

Chevron Accepts Australian Labour Tribunal's Terms to End Strike at LNG Plants

Sep 21, 2023

Chevron said on Thursday it had accepted recommendations from Australia's labor regulator to end its dispute with unions at its liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Western Australia.The Fair Work Commission of Australia, which has the power to impose a settlement…

Chevron's Strike-hit Australia LNG Facility Resumes Full Production

Sep 18, 2023

Chevron said on Monday full production had resumed at its strike-hit Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Western Australia after a fault last week cut production by about one-fifth.Wheatstone and the nearby Gorgon facility account for over 5% of global LNG supply…

Fault at Strike-hit Chevron Australia Plant Shuts 25% of Output

Sep 14, 2023

A fault at Chevron's Wheatstone facility in Australia temporarily shut about a quarter of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) production on Thursday, the same day that unionized workers escalated strike action.A Chevron spokesman said the cause…

EXPLAINER-What Can Australia's Labour Tribunal Do in Chevron's Dispute with LNG Workers?

Sep 13, 2023

Chevron has asked Australia's Fair Work Commission (FWC) to intervene in its dispute with workers on strike at two major liquefied natural gas facilities, banking on new laws that came into effect in June and which empower the industrial arbitrator…

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