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Sapura Energy Bags FEED for Santos' Dorado Offshore Platform

Aug 26, 2021

Malaysia's Sapura Energy has won the FEED contract for the design, construction, and installation of the Wellhead Platform (WHP) for Dorado offshore development in Western Australia.The WHP will be an unmanned installation, located in 90 meters water over the Dorado oil and gas field…

Worley Names New CFO

Aug 24, 2021

Australian engineering firm Worley has appointed Tiernan O'Rourke to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).'Tiernan will commence in the position later this calendar year and will be based at Worley’s headquarters in North Sydney,' Worley…

Oil Search Says Merger with Santos Crucial to Growth Plans

Aug 24, 2021

Oil Search Ltd will need billions of dollars to fund its growth plans, and tying up with Santos Ltd to create a A$20 billion ($14 billion) company will give it the access to capital that it needs, its boss said on Tuesday.Oil Search agreed to…

BHP at Risk of Credit Rating Downgrade on Oil Business Sale

Aug 24, 2021

BHP Group is at risk of a two-notch downgrade that would provoke its lowest ever credit rating as the sale of its petroleum business raises the miner's dependence on its major business of iron ore, S&P Global said on Tuesday.BHP has agreed to…

Worley Lands Jansz-Io Compression Gig with Chevron

Aug 23, 2021

U.S. oil giant Chevron has awarded the Australian engineering firm Worley a contract for the provision of engineering and construction management services in support of Chevron’s recently sanctioned $4 billion Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) project in Australia…

Santos Selects Altera for Dorado FPSO FEED

Aug 23, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos has awarded the FEED contract for the FPSO for the Dorado project offshore W. Australia to Altera Infrastructure.Located in the Bedout Sub-basin, Dorado is an oil and gas project which is planned to be developed in two phases…

Minister Blasts Activists Protesting Against Offshore Seismic Blasting in Australia

Aug 20, 2021

Australian Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said Thursday that protestors attempting to disrupt gas exploration to the west of King Island in Australia's Bass Strait were wasting time and energy and has called for them to allow ConocoPhillips to proceed with work…

Karoon Energy Names New CFO

Aug 20, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy has this week named Ray Church as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Church will start with Karoon on  September 27. 2021. Current Chief Financial Officer,  Scott Hosking, will oversee…

Woodside Paying New Female CEO 25% Less than Predecessor

Aug 20, 2021

Woodside Petroleum is paying new CEO, Meg O'Neill, around 25% less than her predecessor, even as she embarks on sealing a deal to double the size of the Australian company to turn it into a top 10 independent oil and gas producer.Details of…

ABB to Power Chevron's Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) Project in Australia

Aug 19, 2021

ABB has secured a contract worth around $120 million to supply the overall Electrical Power System (EPS) for Chevron's multi-billion-dollar Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) project, offshore W. Australia.The Jansz-Io field is located around 200 kilometers offshore the north-western coast of Australia…

Opinion: BHP's Petroleum Exit Shows Oil and Gas May Follow Coal's Path to Toxic Status

Aug 19, 2021

The market hasn't exactly cheered BHP Group's proposed exit from its oil and gas business, with shares of both the mining giant and the acquirer, Woodside Petroleum, tumbling in the wake of deal.A point of concern for investors is that BHP may have sold the assets too cheaply…

Investors Jittery Over $29B Woodside, BHP Oil and Gas Deal

Aug 18, 2021

Shares in BHP Group and Woodside Petroleum fell on Wednesday as investors on both sides raised questions about the value of the Perth-based oil and gas group's proposed $29 billion merger with BHP's petroleum arm.While a 6% fall in BHP's share…

BHP Agrees to Sell Oil and Gas Business to Woodside

Aug 17, 2021

BHP Group has agreed to sell its petroleum business to Woodside Petroleum in a merger to create a top 10 independent oil and gas producer worth A$38.5 billion ($28 billion) with growth assets in Australia and the Americas.BHP's exit from petroleum…

Australia: Santos Says Oil Search Buy Would Help Speed Up Pivot to Clean Fuels

Aug 17, 2021

Santos Ltd expects its planned takeover of Oil Search, creating a A$20 billion ($15 billion) company, will help the combined group weather the energy transition better than if they remained separate.The companies agreed an all-scrip deal earlier…

Woodside Confirms Talks to Buy BHP's Oil and Gas Business

Aug 16, 2021

Australian oil company Woodside confirmed Monday it has been in talks with BHP over the potential acquisition of BHP's oil and gas business.'Woodside notes recent speculation regarding a potential transaction between Woodside and BHP Petroleum…

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