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After Pavo Success, Santos Gearing Up to Start Drilling at Apus-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

Apr 04, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has mobilized the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig to the Apus-1 well location offshore W. Australia, with the drilling operations set to start within a week.The rig recently completed drilling the successful Pavo-1 well…

'Siem Sapphire' Providing W2W Services for Offshore Wind Farm Commissioning in Taiwan

Apr 01, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has signed a new contract for the “Siem Sapphire” AHTS vessel for operations in Taiwan. 'Delivery [of the vessel] has already taken place, and secures firm utilization well into the third quarter of 2022 plus options…

Australian Gov't Awards Northern Endeavour FPSO Decom Deal to Petrofac. Oil Industry to Pay

Apr 01, 2022

The Australian Government has awarded London-listed oilfield services giant Petrofac a contract for Phase 1 of the decommissioning of the Northern Endeavour FPSO, offshore W. Australia.Northern Endeavour FPSO is currently moored between the…

Pluto Gas Processing Starts at Australia's North West Shelf, Woodside Says

Mar 31, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside said Wednesday that the processing of gas from the offshore Pluto fields in W. Australia had started ahead of schedule at the North West Shelf Project’s (NWS) Karratha Gas Plant (KGP). 'This accelerated…

Santos Wraps Pavo-1 Drilling, Offshore Australia

Mar 25, 2022

Australian oil and gas firm Santos has completed drilling operations on the Pavo-1 well, drilled in the WA-438-P exploration permit, offshore W. Australia, where the company earlier this week announced a significant oil discovery.According to Carnarvon Energy…

BHP Files Plan for Closure of Griffin Gas Export Pipeline Off Australia

Mar 25, 2022

BHP Petroleum has submitted an environment plan for the 'safe and sustainable' closure of the Griffin Gas Export Pipeline, offshore W. Australia.The  Griffin Gas Export Pipeline is located within Pipeline Licence WA-3-PL, in Commonwealth waters…

Woodside Hires DOF for Enfield Field Xmas Trees Retrieval

Mar 24, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside has awarded subsea services firm DOF Subsea Australia a contract for subsea services and the retrieval of subsea Xmas trees from the Enfield field, offshore Australia.DOF said that the project would involve the recovery of 18 Subsea XTrees…

Indigenous Australians Ask S. Korea Court to Block Loans to $3.6B Offshore Gas Project

Mar 24, 2022

A group of Indigenous Australians has gone to court in South Korea seeking to block the country's export credit agencies from funding a deep-sea gas pipeline for the $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.People from the Tiwi…

Fortescue Future Industries Buys PSV from MMA Offshore for Green Ammonia Conversion

Mar 23, 2022

Australian offshore vessel owner MMA Offshore has completed the sale of the vessel “MMA Leveque” to a subsidiary of Fortescue Future Industries (“FFI”) for US$7.75M.FFI plans to convert the 74.87 meters long platform supply vessel to dual fuel…

Santos Makes Significant Oil Discovery at Pavo Well Offshore Australia

Mar 23, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has made a 'significant' oil discovery at Pavo-1 exploration well, 46 kilometers east of the Dorado field in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia.According to Santos, the well was drilled on…

Shell Gets Approval to Restart Production from Prelude FLNG

Mar 21, 2022

Australia's offshore petroleum watchdog has cleared the way for Shell to restart its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) site off northwestern Australia after a power outage forced a shutdown in December.Shell has given no timeframe for when production will resume at the 3…

Australia: ExxonMobil Investing $295M to Boost Gas Production from Gippsland Basin Assets

Mar 17, 2022

ExxonMobil's Australian subsidiary Esso Australia has made a final investment decision to develop additional gas from the Gippsland Basin Kipper offshore field in Australia's Bass Strait.The company said the move would 'help secure much-needed supply for the Australian domestic market…

Offshore Wind Industry Coming to Australian Waters

Mar 11, 2022

Offshore wind is playing an important role in Europe’s shift to renewables. Australia’s excellent offshore resources now look like they are going to contribute to our own energy transition. Last week, the Victorian government announced ambitious…

McDermott Wraps Bayu Undan Field Infill Work

Mar 10, 2022

Offshore services firm McDermott International said Thursday it had recently completed work under its first subsea, engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract with Australia's oil and gas firm Santos for the Bayu-Undan Infill Well Phase 3C Project in the Timor Sea…

AGR Assists Emperor Energy with Preps for Judith Well Drilling (Australia)

Mar 10, 2022

AGR’s Well Management division has secured a new contract, of an undisclosed value, with Emperor Energy on its Judith-2 appraisal well off the coast of Victoria, Australia.'AGR’s Well Management experts in Perth will progress the preparation…

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