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Australia: North West Shelf Partners Execute 3rd Party Gas Processing Deals

Dec 23, 2020

Partners in Australia's North West Shelf (NWS) project have executed gas processing agreements for processing third-party gas through the NWS Project facilities.The agreements were signed with Woodside Burrup Pty Ltd (Woodside Burrup), in respect of gas from the Pluto fields…

Solstad on a Roll: Scores Vessel Charters in India, Australia

Dec 17, 2020

Just hours after announcing three contracts for its platform suppliers in the North Sea and Suriname, Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore released a separate statement on Thursday, announcing charters for three construction vessels…

Gallery: Heerema's Aegir Installs Module on Woodside's Pluto Alpha Platform

Dec 17, 2020

Dutch offshore installation services company Heerema Marine Contractors has, using its heavy lift vessel Aegir, transported and installed the 1650 metric ton water handling module for client TechnipFMC on the Woodside-operated Pluto Alpha offshore platform in Australia…

Remus Horizons Exploring Takeover of Australian Oil Firm Far

Dec 17, 2020

Oil and gas explorer Far Ltd said on Thursday it received a A$209.6 million ($159.15 mln) all-cash takeover proposal from private investment firm Remus Horizons PCC Ltd.The offer values Far at 2.1 Australian cents per share, representing a premium of 90…

Woodside's CEO Coleman to Retire in 2021

Dec 08, 2020

Woodside Petroleum Ltd said on Tuesday it has started looking for a successor for its long-time chief executive Peter Coleman who plans to retire in the second half of 2021.The change in guard comes at a tricky time for Australia's top independent gas producer…

Australian Firm Launches Offshore CO2 Capture and Storage Project

Dec 07, 2020

An Australian company has lined up the country's national science agency and Japanese firms to work on a plan to capture carbon dioxide, and liquefy and transport it to a site offshore Australia to be injected under the seabed.The push comes…

Santos in 10-Year Barossa Gas Sales Deal with Mitsubishi

Dec 07, 2020

Australia's no. 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Monday it signed a 10-year agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Barossa project to a unit of Japan's Mitsubishi Corp.Santos will supply Diamond Gas International 1…

Australia: Triangle Energy Restarts Oil Output from Cliff Head Field Well

Dec 02, 2020

Australian oil company Triangle Energy has restarted production from its CH-7 well at the Cliff Head offshore oil field in the Perth Basin, Australia.The company in October said it had begun operations to bring back online two wells at the Cliff head offshore field…

Australia: ExxonMobil Calls Off Sale of Gippsland Basin Fields

Nov 30, 2020

ExxonMobil has called off the potential multibillion-dollar sale of its oil and gas assets in Australia’s Bass Strait, according to the Australian Financial Review.The decision by the U.S. oil major comes just six weeks after the deadline for…

Australia: Melbana Energy Expands Offshore Acreage Near Beehive Prospect

Nov 26, 2020

Australian oil and gas Melbana Energy has been awarded two additional petroleum exploration permits offshore northern Australia, near the license containing the Beehive prospect.The application was made for the permit areas, designated as WA-544-P and NT/P87…

Saipem Wins FEED Work for Ichthys LNG Project

Nov 25, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem confirms it has secured a contract award to conduct booster compression module (BCM) front end engineering and design (FEED) services for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG energy development offshore Australia…

BW Offshore, New Zealand Gov't Reach Umuroa FPSO Settlement

Nov 20, 2020

FPSO operator BW Offshore has reached a settlement with the New Zealand government over the FPSO Umuroa, which has been stuck at the Tui field, around 50 kilometers off the coast of Taranaki, for months.BW Offshore has been unable to remove…

Inpex Adds More Work for Solstad AHTS Duo at Ichthys Field

Nov 20, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore said Friday that oil and gas company Inpex had extended charters for two of its anchor handlers in Australia.Japan's Inpex had in October 2019 awarded three-year contracts for two Solstad Offshore…

Pandemic Wiped 28,000 Oil & Gas Jobs in Australia, Rystad Says

Nov 18, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has wiped 28,000 thousand oil and gas jobs in Australia this year, a quarter of the country's total oil and gas jobs count, Rystad Energy, a Norwegian energy market analytics company has found. 'Some of these jobs will be restored from 2021 onwards…

Expro Bags 5-Year Well Intervention Contract with Chevron in Australia

Nov 16, 2020

Oilfield services company Expro has said it has secured 'a major contract' for its subsea riserless well intervention (RWI) solution with Chevron in Australia.Under the five-year contract of an undisclosed value, Expro's Australian subsidiary…

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