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Australia's Santos Rejects Allegations of Human Rights Violations

May 26, 2023

Australian gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it was categorically rejecting the allegations of human rights violations at its Barossa Gas project, Darwin LNG Life Extension project and Narrabri Gas project.The company said some of its…

Dorado Field Development Receives Boost with Carnarvon Energy's Bedout Divestment Progress

May 25, 2023

The Australian offshore oil and gas company Carnarvon Energy is nearing completion of the divestment of a portion of its assets in the Bedout Basin, off Australia, with the closing of the transaction targeted for mid-year.Carnarvon Energy in…

Helix Q7000 Sets Sail Ahead of Severe Storm Forecast, Embarking on Tui Oil Field Decommissioning

May 18, 2023

Helix Energy Solutions' semi-submersible vessel Helix Q7000 which earlier this week arrived in Port Taranaki, New Zealand, ahead of its planned decommissioning work at the Tui offshore field, has already set off from the port ahead of a forecasted significant storm event…

Jadestone Energy Gets NOPTA Nod for CWLH Title Transfer, Key to Drawing RBL

May 17, 2023

Asia-pacific focused oil and gas company Jadestone Energy has received approval from Australia’s National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (“NOPTA”) for the title transfer relating to the acquisition of the interest in the Cossack, Wanaea…

Beach Energy Boosts Gas Supply to Australian East Coast Market with Two Otway Basin Wells

May 17, 2023

Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy said Wednesday it had connected the offshore Otway Basin Thylacine North 1 and 2 development wells to the Otway Gas Plant and is now delivering additional gas into the Australian East Coast gas market…

Specialized Vessel Arrives in Port Taranaki for Tui Offshore Oil Field Decommissioning

May 15, 2023

The third stage of work to decommission the Tui oil field will begin this week when a specialist well intervention vessel arrives at Port Taranaki, the port said Monday.Helix Energy Solutions’ Q7000 semi-submersible vessel that specializes in decommissioning projects…

Australia Gov't to Change Petroleum Tax, LNG Projects to Pay More

May 08, 2023

Australia will change its Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) to increase the tax paid by the offshore LNG industry, moves that should increase revenue by A$2.4 billion ($1.6 billion) over the next four fiscal years, Treasurer Jim Chalmers said on Saturday…

Greater Sunrise Offshore Gas Project Decision Expected by November, Timor Gap CEO Says

May 04, 2023

The head of East Timor's national oil company said he expects a decision by November on whether to pipe natural gas from its offshore Greater Sunrise project to the Southeast Asia island or to Australia for liquefaction and export.Production at the new field could start around 2030…

Woodside Directors Re-elected Despite Climate Strategy Concerns

Apr 28, 2023

Woodside Energy Group Ltd's WDS.AX shareholders on Friday supported its management pay report and re-election of directors despite a strong push by activist groups and some smaller investors upset over its climate report to reject the plans…

Woodside's Stalled Browse LNG Project Still 'Very attractive' - CEO

Apr 21, 2023

Woodside Energy Group Ltd's CEO played down concerns over the status of its long-delayed Browse liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on Friday after the company reported a decline in first-quarter sales revenue relative to the December quarter…

SSE and Equis Form Joint Venture for Offshore Wind Project in Australia

Apr 04, 2023

UK-based offshore wind developer SSE Renewables and Asia Pacific-focused renewable energy developer Equis have formed a joint venture to bid for a feasibility license to develop, construct, own, and operate an offshore wind farm project in Australia…

Banks Urged to Withdraw $1B Loan for Santos' Barossa Offshore Gas Project

Apr 04, 2023

A group of Australian Indigenous people has lodged human rights grievances with 12 Australian and international banks urging them to withdraw a $1 billion loan to Santos Ltd for its Barossa offshore gas project. Environmental and Indigenous groups have been campaigning for years against the $3…

Shell Australia Names New Chair

Mar 30, 2023

Cecile Wake will succeed Tony Nunan as Chair of Shell Australia effective May 22, 2023, Shell Australia said Thursday. Nunan, who led the Australian business for the past three years, will take up the newly created role of Chief of Staff and Corporate Relations…

Australia Passes Tougher Emissions Reduction Law that Hits Gas Investments

Mar 30, 2023

New rules that cap total Australian greenhouse gas emissions and curb some new gas and coal investments in the country will come into effect on 1 July after parliament passed an upgraded emissions reduction plan on Thursday.The 'Safeguard Mechanism'…

Australia: ConocoPhillips Becomes Operator of VIC/P79 Offshore Block. Drilling to Start in 2024/2025

Mar 16, 2023

ASX-listed oil and gas company 3D Oil has completed the farmout of 80% interest and operatorship of VIC/P79 offshore block in Australia to ConocoPhillips, after the approval of the transfer of title documentation by the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Authority ('NOPTA')…

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