Offshore Australia/NZ News


Woodside Q2 Revenue Slides 32%

Jul 17, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd reported a 32% drop in second-quarter revenue on Thursday, the first decline in six quarters, as it was hit by an extension of planned maintenance at its Pluto liquefied natural gas facility and weaker prices…

Santos Posts Record Production in Q2

Jul 17, 2019

Australia's No 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it had clocked record gas production in the second quarter on stronger output across its Western Australia gas assets.Production for the three months to June 30 rose to 18…

C-Kore Completes IRM Campaign

Jul 11, 2019

C-Kore Systems has completed another offshore campaign off the West Australian North West Shelf. C-Kore’s subsea testing tools quickly located the faulty subsea equipment allowing it to be replaced to make the field operational again.C-Kore’s…

Woodside Starts Commissioning at Greater Enfield

Jul 10, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd has started commissioning activities at the $1.9 billion Greater Enfield oil project off the state of Western Australia, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.Oil from the project is expected to be sought after by traders in Asia…

OMV Hires Archer Emerald

Jul 08, 2019

Services firm Archer announced on Monday it has been awarded a contract with integrated oil and gas company OMV for the provision of drilling services using the modular drilling rig (MDR) Archer Emerald, including associated services, materials…

Sapura Energy Bags Multiple Contracts

Jul 01, 2019

Malaysia’s oilfield services player Sapura Energy said it has has clinched contracts worth a total of MYR 1 billion ($242 million) for several new oil patch deals and one – the company’s first – offshore wind contract.The 10 new contracts are…

Indonesians Seek $140 Mln Over Montara Spill

Jun 18, 2019

Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting on Monday, to cover damage they say they suffered after Australia's worst oil spill.The class action represents more than 15…

Prelude FLNG Ships First LNG Cargo

Jun 11, 2019

The first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has sailed from Shell’s Prelude floating LNG (FLNG) facility offshore Australia, Shell announced Tuesday alongside its joint venture partners INPEX, KOGAS and OPIC.This shipment from the world’s largest floating producer of LNG…

Jedstone Starts RLWI Work at Montara

Jun 10, 2019

Asia Pacific focused Jadestone Energy announced Monday it has begun a riserless light well intervention (RLWI) campaign at the Montara complex, offshore Australia.The Sapura Constructor light well intervention vessel was mobilized to the field on May 30…

Santos Boosts Dorado Discovery

Jun 06, 2019

The Dorado-2 appraisal well has confirmed a major oil and gas resource in the Bedout Basin, offshore Western Australia, operator Santos announced on Thursday.The well was drilled down-dip approximately 2 kilometers from the Dorado-1 discovery…

Chevron Starts Gorgon Stage Two Drilling

Jun 04, 2019

Chevron Australia and the Gorgon joint venture participants have started the Gorgon Stage 2 drilling campaign off the northwest coast of Western Australia.Gorgon Stage Two is an expansion of the existing subsea gas gathering network on the Chevron…

Wood Wins Jansz-lo Subsea Compression FEED

May 29, 2019

Wood announced on Wednesday that it has secured a contract with Chevron Australia to provide subsea integration and flow assurance front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the Jansz-lo compression project offshore Western Australia.The…

Aquaterra Energy Opens Australia Office

May 23, 2019

Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has opened its first engineering office and warehouse facility in Perth, Australia following recent regional contract wins.Located on Murray Street, Perth, Aquaterra Energy’s new office in Australia’s…

Equinor E&P: Testing Frontier Resolve

May 13, 2019

The stately Norwegian operator’s foray into South Australian offshore and Norway’s remote areas is being contested by increasingly successful green groups.A first installment of Norwegian operator Equinor’s plans to drill and develop oil reserves…

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