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Record Production for Santos

Jan 22, 2020

Santos Ltd posted record annual production on Wednesday, benefiting from higher gas output at its Western Australia assets.Australia's second-biggest independent gas producer acquired Quadrant Energy in late 2018 for more than $2 billion, boosting…

Polarcus Kicks Off Australia Survey

Jan 20, 2020

Polarcus has begun the latest phase of the Cygnus regional multi-client 3D survey in the Vulcan Sub-basin, offshore north-west Australia, the marine geophysical company announced on Monday.The 1,500-square-kilometer Phase 3 South survey, covering the Skua…

Woodside Signals Higher Output in 2020

Jan 16, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum posted a nearly 7% rise in fourth-quarter production on Thursday and forecast higher output for fiscal 2020, as it steps up work on growth projects in a bid to triple its oil and gas reserves over a decade.The…

Jadestone To Drill At Montara In Q2

Jan 15, 2020

Jadestone Energy has filed plans for drilling operations expected to start this year at its Montara oil field offshore Australia. The Montara field, which Jadestone bought in October 2018, lies approximately 690 kilometers east of Darwin in…

Exploration in 2020: The Transition is Yet to Start

Jan 10, 2020

The Energy Transition and Extinction Rebellion may have led the energy news agenda and stimulated reflection in many exploration and production (E&P) boardrooms in 2019, but the impact on exploration drilling is not yet apparent. The global high impact well[1] count in 2019 was 91 wells…

Santos Plans Van Gogh Maintenance

Dec 31, 2019

Australian oil and gas producer Santos Ltd said on Tuesday it plans to carry out maintenance between April and August at its offshore production unit that produces Van Gogh crude.'The Ningaloo Vision will be undergoing scheduled dry dock maintenance in Singapore over this period…

Woodside Finalizes Gas Deal with Uniper

Dec 24, 2019

Oil and gas producer Woodside Petroleum Ltd said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to German utility Uniper SE for 13 years starting 2021.Under the agreement, Woodside said it would initially supply up to 0…

Shell Makes 'Significant' Gas Find Offshore Australia

Dec 23, 2019

Shell announced a 'significant' gas and condensate discovery in the Browse Basin off the northwest coast of Western Australia, unlocking potential to develop a tieback to Shell's mega Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility.Drilling of the Bratwurst -1 exploration well…

Equinor Gets Another Approval for Australia Drilling

Dec 19, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor has received the second of four approvals needed for offshore exploration in the Great Australian Bight.This week, Australia's National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)…

Geoscience Packages Reveal APAC Prospectivity

Dec 12, 2019

French-based geophysical services company CGG reports it has completed JumpStart multi-client geoscience packages for the North West Shelf (NWS) of Australia and the Banda Arc in the Asia-Pacific region, and made both packages available to help…

Neptune Launches Petrel Seismic Campaign

Dec 05, 2019

Neptune Energy announced it has begun seismic surveys in the Petrel field, located in the Bonaparte Basin of Australia, the first substantial investment in Petrel for five years.Neptune, on behalf of the Petrel JV, has entered into a non-exclusive…

Santos Lifts 2025 Production Forecast

Dec 03, 2019

Santos Ltd on Tuesday increased its forecast for 2025 production by 20% underpinned by oil and gas projects it plans to develop in Australia and Papua New Guinea.The company plans to produce 120 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) a year by 2025…

Subsea Tieback Research Hub Opens in WA

Nov 29, 2019

A new research and technology center backed by Chevron and Woodside has been launched at The University of Western Australia (UWA) to study long subsea tiebacks.The Center for Long Subsea Tiebacks laboratory located at UWA will focus on long…

Subsea 7 Wins Julimar-Brunello Contract

Nov 28, 2019

Offshore services company Subsea 7 said it has been awarded a contract from Woodside for the execution of phase 2 of the Julimar-Brunello Project, approximately 200 kilometers offshore North Western Australia.Subsea 7 said its full scope of work will be to design…

Woodside Sees Reserve Base Tripling

Nov 19, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum on Tuesday laid out plans to triple its gas and oil reserve base as it pursues projects worth over $36 billion in Australia, Senegal and Myanmar.Success in those projects would result in its reserve base reaching 3…

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