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Inpex Books Ocean Apex Rig for Drilling Offshore Australia

Sep 01, 2022

Offshore drilling company Diamond Offshore Drilling has secured a contract for its Ocean Apex rig with Inpex in Australia. Inpex, based in Japan, will use the rig on the Northwest Shelf of Australia. The new contract covers two wells and is…

Carbon Capture & Storage: Santos Reaches FID on Darwin Pipeline Duplication Project

Aug 29, 2022

Australian oil and gas firm Santos, as operator of the Barossa joint venture, on Monday announced a final investment decision (FID) has been taken to proceed with the Darwin Pipeline Duplication Project, located offshore the Northern Territory…

Australia Needs Massive Renewable Energy Expansion to Hit Net Zero by 2050

Aug 25, 2022

Australia will have to invest in renewable energy and carbon capture and storage at unprecedented speed and scale in order for the economy to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, modeling released on Thursday showed.The Net Zero Australia…

Shell, Unions Reach Deal to End Strike at Prelude FLNG

Aug 23, 2022

Shell and unions representing workers at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility have reached a wage deal to end a long-running strike and restart production at the site off northwest Australia, they said on Wednesday.Shell shut the 3…

Offshore Gas Platform to Help Develop Offshore Wind Projects in New Zealand

Aug 23, 2022

Oil and gas company Beach Energy has agreed for Doppler Light Detection and Ranging system (LiDAR) on its Kupe platform, offshore South Taranaki, New Zealand, which will provide data needed for the development of offshore wind farms in the region…

Viva Energy Australia Taps McDermott for Ultra-Low Sulfur Gasoline Production Unit FEED

Aug 22, 2022

McDermott International has won a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract from Viva Energy Australia as part of its Geelong Refinery project to provide additional desulfurization capabilities. The award follows the completion of the Pre…

Shell's Giant Prelude FLNG Unit to Remain Shut for Longer as Pay Dispute Continues

Aug 18, 2022

Unions at Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) site off Australia have extended industrial action to Sept. 1 over a long-running pay dispute, the company said on Thursday. Shell shut down the 3.6-million-tonne-a-year site…

Beach Energy Results Disappoint. Hunt on for M&A in Australia, NZ

Aug 15, 2022

Beach Energy Ltd is shoring up its war chest for acquisitions in Australia and New Zealand, Chief Executive Officer Morne Engelbrecht said on Monday, after reporting a weaker-than-expected annual profit and production outlook.Shares in gas and oil producer Beach…

Jadestone Shutting Down Montara FPSO Output to Fix Tank Issues

Aug 12, 2022

Asia Pacific-focused oil and gas company Jadestone has decided to shut production from its Montara field FPSO in the Timor Sea, off Australia, to allow for repairs on a tank that leaked oil back in June through a 30-millimeter crack.While the…

Uniper Looking to Swap Australian LNG for Atlantic Gas to Supply Europe Quicker

Aug 12, 2022

Germany's Uniper is prepared to swap liquefied natural gas (LNG) it gets from Australia's Woodside or U.S. gas, so it can boost supplies in Europe more quickly during the coming winter, it said.The strategy reflects efforts by companies and…

Australian States Press for Gas Exporters to Boost Local Supply

Aug 12, 2022

Australian state energy ministers said on Friday local gas production should be prioritized for the domestic market to ensure there is no shortfall, as forecast for 2023 and 2024, raising pressure on exporters to boost local supply.Comments from the ministers from the two most populous states…

Danish Firm Wants to Build 3GW Offshore Wind Farm in Australia

Aug 12, 2022

Denmark-based renewables company Copenhagen Energy has released details of a proposed offshore wind farm in Commonwealth and State waters north of Geraldton in Western Australia.The Midwest Offshore Wind Farm will comprise up to 200 turbines…

INPEX Files $970M Claim Against DSME for Ichthys Venturer FPSO Work

Aug 10, 2022

Japanese oil and gas company INPEX has filed a $970 million claim against South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & Engineering, seeking compensation for alleged delays and construction issues related to a 2012 FPSO order.DSME said…

International Breakthrough: Reach Subsea's OCTIO Nets 4D Geophysical Monitoring Work in Australia

Aug 08, 2022

Reach Subsea's subsidiary OCTIO has won a multi-year geophysical monitoring frame contract with an undisclosed operator offshore Australia.OCTIO will deploy its gWatch service to deliver gravimetry and seabed subsidence measurements.'This is…

Price is the Elephant in Australia's LNG, Domestic Gas Conundrum

Aug 02, 2022

Australia's threat to curb exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in order to ensure domestic supplies is another unwelcome pressure on a tight global market for the super-chilled fuel.But it's not an immediate threat, and it may also not materialize at all…

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