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Woodside Downgrades Offshore Gas Reserves Estimates Again

Nov 05, 2021

Woodside Petroleum slashed its gas reserves estimate for two fields at the Wheatstone project on Thursday, in an unexpected downgrade that knocked the top Australian oil and gas company's shares.The company also said it was on track to sell…

Beach Energy CEO Resigns

Nov 02, 2021

Matt Kay, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy, has tendered his resignation and is departing Beach to pursue other professional opportunities. Morné Engelbrecht – who is currently…

Santos Could Store CO2 from Barossa Field in Depleted Bayu Undan Reservoir

Oct 22, 2021

East Timor wants to press ahead with plans for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in a depleted oil and gas field off its coast as it races to fill a multi-billion dollar revenue hole starting in late 2023 when the field dries up.The…

Oil Search Taps MMA Offshore for Diving Inspection Services in PNG

Oct 22, 2021

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has secured a contract with Oil Search Limited in Papua New Guinea.The contract is for the provision of diving inspection services. 'The works will leverage the successful working relationship between MMA and Oil Search…

Woodside Slashes Gas Reserves Estimate for Two Offshore Fields

Oct 21, 2021

Woodside Petroleum slashed its gas reserves estimate for two fields at the Wheatstone project on Thursday, in an unexpected downgrade that knocked the top Australian oil and gas company's shares.The company also said it was on track to sell…

Chevron Books Edda Fides Accommodation Vessel for Wheatstone Work

Oct 20, 2021

Oil and gas company Chevron has chartered Edda Accommodation's Edda Fides offshore accommodation unit for operations support in Australia, starting in the second quarter of 2022.Currently on a charter with Norway's Equinor, mono-hull vessel…

New Kupe Compressor to 'Allow Us to Suck Harder on the Straw,' NZOG CEO Says

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy has completed work on the Kupe compression project in New Zealand, which will allow for the gas plant, which had seen declining production in recent years, to produce at full rate from the Kupe offshore gas field…

Bounty Farms Into Coastal's Cerberus Project, Off W. Australia. Drilling Planned for 2022

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Bounty Oil and Gas has agreed to farm into four oil-prone offshore licenses in Western Australia, owned by Coastal Oil and Gas.Bounty will acquire a 25% stake in licenses EP  475, EP 490, EP 491 and TP 27 (collectively…

BP to Buy All Oil Produced from Cliff Head Offshore Field (Australia)

Oct 14, 2021

BP Singapore has agreed to offtake crude oil produced from the Cliff Head oil field, offshore W. Australia.BP has signed a binding deal to buy the oil from the offshore oil field with the Cliff Head Joint Venture consisting of Triangle Energy and Pilot Energy…

Beach Energy Hires Wood for Trefoil Development FEED (Australia)

Oct 13, 2021

Wood, a UK-based provider of consultancy and engineering services to the international offshore energy industry, has secured two Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contracts to support Beach Energy’s Trefoil field development opportunity in the Bass Basin…

Woodside Extends Worley's Service Agreement for W. Australia Gas Plants

Oct 05, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Woodside has awarded an extension to a non-binding frame agreement with engineering firm Worley to continue supporting the Karratha Gas Plant and Pluto LNG assets in Western Australia.Pluto LNG processes gas from…

Australia Sets Aside $180M for Carbon Capture Projects

Sep 30, 2021

The Australian government on Thursday committed to provide A$250 million ($180 million) in grants to support the development of carbon capture, use, and storage (CCUS) projects, part of a broader technology push to help cut carbon emissions…

Jadestone Energy's Montara H6 Offshore Well Starts Production

Sep 28, 2021

Oil and gas company Jadestone Energy has tied the Montara H6 development well off Australia into the field facilities and the well has started production.Jadestone is the 100% owner and operator of the Montara field, located in Production Licences AC/L7 and AC/L8 in the Timor Sea…

BW Offshore's Barossa FPSO JV Gets Regulatory Approval

Sep 24, 2021

FPSO supplier BW Offshore has received regulatory approvals for the Joint Venture Partnership consisting of BW Offshore Limited, ICMK Offshore Investment Pte Ltd, and Macquarie Bank Limited for the Barossa FPSO project.As previously informed…

Shearwater GeoServices in Bass Strait 3D Seismic Survey

Sep 22, 2021

Seismic survey company Shearwater GeoServices has secured a 3D seismic exploration survey contract with Beach Energy in Australia.Using the Geo Coral seismic vessel, Shearwater will conduct the Prion 3D seismic survey starting in late October…

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