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Japan's Inpex Raises Profit Forecast, Seeks to Boost Value

Aug 09, 2023

On Wednesday, Japanese oil and gas explorer Inpex raised its full-year net profit forecast by 7% and announced measures to boost the company's value and shareholder returns, including a dividend increase and share buyback.To address the country's number of undervalued stocks…

Beach Energy Names Woods as CEO, as Engelbrecht Ends Tenure

Aug 09, 2023

Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy has named Brett Woods as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer to start on February 21, 2024, or such other date as mutually agreed. Morné Engelbrecht has today ended his tenure as CEO of Beach Energy…

Woodside to Sell 10% Stake in Scarborough Project to LNG Japan

Aug 08, 2023

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside has agreed to sell a 10% stake in the Scarborough joint venture in Australia to LJ Scarborough Pty Ltd (LNG Japan).The Scarborough Joint Venture comprises the Scarborough field and associated offshore and subsea infrastructure…

Floatel Secures 6-Month Contract for Floatel Triumph in Australia

Aug 01, 2023

Offshore accommodation rig provider Floatel International said Tuesday it had secured a contract for its Floatel Triumph semi-submersible unit in Australia.Floatel said that the contract was with 'a major Australian operator.' Under the six-month firm contract…

Australian State Bans Gas to New Homes from 2024 in Push to Cut Emissions

Jul 28, 2023

The Australian state of Victoria will ban natural gas connections to new homes from next year as part of a plan to cut emissions and lower energy bills, the state climate action minister said on Friday.Australia's second-most populous state…

Siem Offshore's AHTS Vessels Win Work in Australia

Jul 26, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has secured a medium-term contract for two AHTS vessels.Siem Offshore said Tuesday that the contracts were for its 2010-built Siem Aquamarine and 2011-built Siem Amethyst AHTS vessels.The company did not say who the client was exactly…

Australian Gov't Says Hunter Area Suitable of Offshore Wind Farms

Jul 13, 2023

The Australian Government has declared an area in the Pacific Ocean off the Hunter, New South Wales (NSW) as suitable for future offshore wind development.The announcement follows the declaration of Gippsland off the Victorian coast and will improve energy security…

McDermott Chosen for Offshore Decommissioning Work in Australia

Jul 10, 2023

Offshore energy industry services provider McDermott has secured a contract for offshore decommissioning work in Australia with the oil and gas firm Woodside Energy.The contract calls for the complete removal of the Stybarrow disconnectable…

Ocean Winds Pushes to Develop Offshore Wind Farms in Australia

Jul 04, 2023

Ocean Winds, a joint venture between Portugal's main utility EDP  and French company Engie, said on Tuesday it had lodged applications with the Australian government to develop offshore wind farms off the coast of Victoria.The JV, which participated…

Transocean Secures 16-Well Contract for Transocean Equinox Rig in Australia

Jun 29, 2023

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured a 16-well contract for the Transocean Equinox semi-submersible drilling rig in Australia for a consortium of four operators. The 380-day campaign contributes approximately $184 million in backlog…

Copenhagen Energy's Offshore Wind Project Gets Support from W. Australia Gov't

Jun 15, 2023

Danish renewable energy firm Copenhagen Energy has received support from the Western Australia Government as it progresses plans for its Leeuwin Offshore Wind Farm project.The project has been awarded Lead Agency status by the Department of Jobs…

Pilot Energy and KNCC Partner to Store CO2 Offshore Australia

Jun 15, 2023

Australian oil and gas company Pilot Energy and Norway's Knutsen NYK Carbon Carriers (KNCC) have entered into a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on offering an integrated solution for marine transportation and offshore injection of CO2 at the Cliff Head CCS Project…

First Gas from Gorgon Stage Two Development

Jun 07, 2023

Chevron Australia and the Gorgon Joint Venture Participants have announced the production of first gas from the Gorgon Stage Two development off the northwest coast of Western Australia.The development expands the existing subsea gas gathering network of the Gorgon Project…

New Zealand: MN1 Offshore Well Restarts Oil Production After Year-Long Shutdown

Jun 05, 2023

The MN1 oil production well at the OMV-operated Maari/Manaia field offshore New Zealand has restarted production after having been offline since May 2022.Cue Energy, a partner in the Maari Joint venture, on Friday, announced the successful repair of the well…

Consortium Proposes 2.5 GW Offshore Wind Farm in Bass Strait, Australia

Jun 02, 2023

A consortium comprising Mainstream Renewable Power, Reventus Power, AGL, and DIRECT Infrastructure has submitted a feasibility license application for a 2.5 GW offshore wind development off the coast of Victoria, Australia.The area in the Bass Strait off Gippsland…

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