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SRJ's Proposed Acquisition of STATS Falls Through

May 03, 2022

ASX-listed SRJ Technologies Group plc in December last year struck a deal to buy the UK-based oilfield services firm STATS. However, STATS said Monday that the deal had fallen through over SRJ's inability to raise funds for the deal.'[STATS…

Pavo-1 Discovery is 'Stellar' Exploration Success, Carnarvon Says. Shares Resource Estimate

May 02, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Carnarvon Energy said the recent Pavo-1 oil discovery it made with operator Santos offshore W. Australia was a 'stellar exploration success.'The company has completed its Pavo resource assessment and said that…

Australia's Woodside Expects Long-term Gain from Energy Security Fears

Apr 26, 2022

Australia's Woodside Petroleum reported a more than twofold jump in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, buoyed by rising oil and gas prices, and it expects to benefit in the longer term from energy security fears due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine…

Offshore Drilling: Santos Fails to Replicate Pavo-1 Success at Apus-1 Well in Australia

Apr 19, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has not found commercial hydrocarbon quantities at its Apus-1 well, located offshore W. Australia, 27 kilometers from the successful Pavo-1 well discovery.Carnarvon Energy, Santos' partner in the license WA-437-P…

Maersk Drilling's Rig Nets One-year Contract Extension at INPEX's Ichthys Field in Australia

Apr 19, 2022

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a contract extension for its ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig Maersk Deliverer with Inpex in Australia.The extension, of an undisclosed value, is for drilling services at the Ichthys field in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia…

ExxonMobil Working to Store CO2 in Depleted Offshore Fields in Australia's Gippsland Basin

Apr 14, 2022

U.S. oil major said ExxonMobil said Thursday today was undertaking early front-end engineering design studies (pre-FEED) to determine the potential for carbon capture and storage to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from multiple industries in the Gippsland Basin…

EnerMech Lands 5-year Ichthys LNG Inspection and Maintenance Deal with INPEX

Apr 12, 2022

UK-based company EnerMech has won a five-year contract in Australia with Japanese oil and gas company INPEX  for the provision of inspection and maintenance services at Ichthys gas project.Under the contract, of an undisclosed value, EnerMech…

Shell Restarts LNG Shipping from Prelude FLNG

Apr 11, 2022

Shell Plc said on Monday it has resumed shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Prelude floating LNG facility off northwest Australia after a four-month shutdown due to a major power failure.A cargo completed loading and left the site on Sunday night…

Australia: Woodside Shareholders to Benefit from $40B BHP Merger - KPMG

Apr 08, 2022

Australian gas producer Woodside Petroleum Ltd's agreed merger with BHP Group's petroleum arm is in the best interest of its shareholders, an independent expert said, valuing the combined group at around $40 billion.Global miner BHP agreed to…

Santos Spuds Apus-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

Apr 08, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has started drilling at the Apus-1 well offshore W. Australia, using the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig.The rig recently moved to the Apus-1 well site from the Pavo-1 well where Santos, and its partner Carnarvon…

Western Gas Sasanof-1 Drilling: Rig Move Date Confirmed

Apr 06, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas, the owner of the high-impact Sasanof-1 prospect off W. Australia, expects the Valaris MS-1 offshore drilling rig to move to the well site in May.'Western Gas is pleased to advise that the Valaris MS…

ProSep's Water Treatment System for Woodside's $12B Scarborough Project in Australia

Apr 06, 2022

Houston-based ProSep has won a water treatment project contract for Woodside's Scarborough gas development offshore of Western AustraliaThe contract, for end-client Woodside, which sanctioned the $12 billion Scarborough development in November 2021…

Woodside Receives Key Approvals for Scarborough Gas Project

Apr 05, 2022

Woodside Petroleum Ltd said on Wednesday it has received key approvals from the Australian and Western Australian state governments for the Scarborough gas project off the country's northwest coast.The approvals for a pipeline license and the…

MMA Offshore to Support Woodside's Scarborough Drilling Campaign

Apr 05, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside has awarded a contract to Australian offshore vessel owner MMA Offshore to support offshore field development drilling for the Scarborough Project in Australia’s North West.The contract is for a firm period of 350 days…

Pilot Takes Over WA 481P Offshore Block in Australia

Apr 05, 2022

Australia's Pilot Energy Limited has increased its interest in the WA 481P offshore exploration permit off W. Australia to 100% following receiptof final approval from the National Offshore Petroleum Tenures Administrator (NOPTA) of Pilot’s…

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