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Australia's Santos Awards Long-term Charters for Solstad Offshore Vessel Duo

Dec 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured long-term contracts with Santos for two of its offshore vessels in Australia.The AHTS Far Senator and PSV Far Seeker have been awarded a contract by Santos in support of its drilling activities…

Offshore Wind Could Power Alcoa's Smelter in Australia

Dec 08, 2021

Australia's Alinta Energy said on Tuesday it is considering building a A$4 billion ($2.8 billion) offshore wind farm to supply Alcoa Inc's (AA.N) Portland aluminum smelter and the country's east coast grid.The project is at a very early stage…

Woodside to invest $5B in New Energy by 2030

Dec 08, 2021

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd plans to invest $5 billion by 2030 mainly in hydrogen, in line with a global push for cleaner energy, armed with cash flow from its planned merger with BHP Group's petroleum arm.Woodside Chief Executive Meg O'Neill outlined her energy transition plan on Wednesday…

Australian LNG Hit by Shell, Chevron Outages at Prelude, Gorgon

Dec 03, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell Plc shut production at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) site and Chevron Corp shut one of three processing units at its Gorgon LNG plant, both off northwestern Australia, the companies said on Friday.The Gorgon…

Green Group to Challenge Approval for Woodside's Pluto LNG project

Nov 30, 2021

Woodside Petroleum said on Tuesday an environmental body will challenge the government's decision to approve the expansion of its Pluto LNG train on concerns of environmental harm caused by greenhouse gas emissions.The Conservation Council of…

Expro Reels in $50M Worth of Subsea Contracts in Malaysia, Australia

Nov 29, 2021

Oilfield services firm Expro said Monday it had secured four 'significant' subsea well access contracts in Malaysia and Australia worth more than $50 million. Two contracts are in Australia and two in Malaysia. One contract is with Shell in Malaysia…

Australia: Western Gas Hires Valaris Offshore Rig for 'High-impact' Sasanof Offshore Well

Nov 29, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas has signed a formal contract with offshore drilling firm Valaris for the MS-1 semi-submersible rig to drill the Sasanof-1 exploration well.The Sasanof-1 exploration well is in permit WA-519-P in Commonwealth waters about 207 km northwest of Onslow…

New Worley Chief Financial Officer Set to Assume Role Next Week

Nov 26, 2021

Australian engineering firm Worley said Thursday that Tiernan O'Rourke would assume the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on November 29.O'Rourke's appointment was announced back in August when Worley said he'd start in the position 'later this calendar year…

Australian Parliament Clears Way for Offshore Wind Farms

Nov 26, 2021

Australia's parliament on Thursday passed legislation setting a framework for developing offshore wind farms and transmission lines, in a big boost to several multibillion-dollar proposed projects as the country looks to replace coal-fired power…

Australia: Flotation Energy Gets $2.3M from Victorian Gov't for Seadragon Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 24, 2021

Flotation Energy has secured $2.3 million in Australia from the Victorian Government Energy Innovation Fund for its planned 1.5 GW Seadragon offshore wind farm in Gippsland, Victoria. The proposed 1.5GW bottom fixed Seadragon offshore wind project…

Woodside's Giant Scarborough LNG Project May Be the Last of Its Type

Nov 23, 2021

For the first time in a decade, a massive new liquefied natural gas (LNG) project has been approved for construction in Australia, but the Scarborough venture's structure and market realities indicate it may well be the last of its kind.Woodside…

Australia Shares Rise on BHP-Woodside's Final Nod on $12B Scarborough Project

Nov 23, 2021

Australian shares ended higher on Tuesday, buoyed by gains in the mining and energy sectors, a day after BHP Group and Woodside Petroleum gave the final sign-off on their $12 billion Scarborough LNG project.The S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.78% to close at 7…

Helix Energy Solutions Nets Offshore Decommissioning Deal in New Zealand

Nov 22, 2021

Houston-based offshore services firm Helix Energy Solutions has won a 5-well complete abandonment project by New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE).Helix Energy Solutions will deploy its Helix Q7000 semi-submersible vessel and 10K Intervention Riser System (IRS)…

Woodside, BHP Sanction $12B Scarborough LNG Project

Nov 22, 2021

Woodside Petroleum and BHP Group gave their final go-aheads to spend $12 billion to develop the Scarborough gas field off Western Australia and expand the Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, with the first cargo expected in 2026.The approval…

Australian Green Group Looks to Derail Woodside's $12B Scarborough Offshore Project

Nov 19, 2021

Lawyers for the Conservation Council of Western Australia have sent letters to Woodside Petroleum and the country's energy minister seeking to delay, if not stop, the company's Scarborough natural gas project.The letters were sent just weeks…

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