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Jadestone Energy Doubles Stake in North West Shelf Oil Project Off Australia

Nov 17, 2023

Asia Pacific-focused Jadestone Energy has this week executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire the non-operated 16.67% working interest in the Woodside-operated Cossack, Wanaea, Lambert, and Hermes ('CWLH') oil fields development, offshore Western Australia…

Reach Subsea Buys Australian Marine Survey Firm

Nov 17, 2023

Norwegian subsea services company Reach Subsea has completed the acquisition of the Australian marine survey company Guardian Geomatics Pty. Reach Subsea had announced the proposed acquisition of Guardian Geomatics in October.It said at the…

Aussie Court Halts Santos' Barossa Pipeline Near Tiwi Islands

Nov 15, 2023

Santos was told by a court on Wednesday to halt its pipeline project around 70 kilometers north of the Tiwi Islands pending a final ruling, although it was allowed to begin laying gas pipelines for a section of its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project…

Inpex Raises Full-year Profit Guidance Despite Prelude Impairment Loss

Nov 09, 2023

Japan's top oil and gas producer Inpex on Thursday increased its full-year net profit forecast to 340 billion yen ($2.3 billion) on expectations of higher oil prices and a weaker yen and after record nine-month earnings.Inpex had earlier forecast net profit for the year at 320 billion yen…

Electrical Incident Curtails LNG Output at Chevron's Gorgon Facility in Australia

Nov 09, 2023

An 'electrical incident' last month has curtailed the output of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at Chevron's Gorgon facility in Western Australia, a company spokesperson said on Thursday. The incident on Oct. 31 at a substation that provides power…

MMA Offshore Expands Fleet with 2016-Built Vessel "Offshore Solution"

Nov 09, 2023

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has acquired the vessel “Offshore Solution” to supplement its multi-purpose support vessel fleet. The Offshore Solution is a 2016 European-built, 54-meter, DP-2 multi-purpose support vessel fitted with two deck cranes…

Australia Court Halts Santos' Pipeline Works on $3.6B Barossa Gas Project

Nov 02, 2023

Santos said on Thursday an Australian court had granted an interim injunction preventing it from starting work on laying undersea pipelines on its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.The ruling comes after Simon Munkara, a traditional land owner from the Tiwi Islands…

Australia LNG Workers Vote in Support for Chevron Deal

Oct 30, 2023

An Australian union alliance's members voted in support to endorse deals on pay and conditions at Chevron's two liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Australia, the union said on Tuesday.Earlier this month, the union called off strikes originally planned at the U…

Indigenous Group Seeks to Block Santos Gas Pipeline Offshore Australia

Oct 24, 2023

Australia said on Tuesday it was reviewing an emergency application by an indigenous group seeking to block pipeline construction on Santos Ltd's $3.6-billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.Six indigenous elders on the Tiwi Islands…

VIDEO: Woodside Removes Nganhurra Riser Turret Mooring

Oct 20, 2023

The Australian oil and gas company Woodside has removed the Nganhurra Riser Turret Mooring (RTM) from the Enfield field, located approximately 52 km northwest of Exmouth in Western Australia.According to Woodside, the RTM has been lifted onto…

Australian Energy Regulator Accuses Santos of Record-keeping Violations

Oct 19, 2023

Australia's energy regulator initiated on Thursday a lawsuit against Santos Ltd saying the oil and gas producer breached auction record-keeping rules between March 2019 and June 2021.The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) started the proceedings…

Shell's Australian FLNG Facility Poised for Mid-November Restart

Oct 18, 2023

Shell is expected to complete maintenance at its flagship Prelude liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility off Australia by mid-November, two sources close to the project told Reuters on Wednesday.The British energy giant started maintenance work at the 3…

Australia's Woodside Misses Q3 Revenue Estimate, Narrows Full-year Output Forecast

Oct 18, 2023

Australia's Woodside Energy on Wednesday narrowed its annual production forecast range and capital expenditure outlook after posting a lower-than-expected quarterly revenue.The country's top independent oil and gas explorer now expects to produce…

Chevron Australia LNG Unions Agree Deal on Eve of Strikes Resuming

Oct 18, 2023

An Australian union alliance on Wednesday agreed to endorse deals on pay and conditions at Chevron's two liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Australia, ending an impasse that had led workers to threaten renewed strikes this week.The Offshore Alliance…

Chevron Australia LNG Unions Stick to Strike Plan Even as Pay Talks Continue

Oct 16, 2023

Unions at Chevron's liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Australia reaffirmed their plan to resume strikes this week as mediated talks continued on Monday, sparking angry comments from the company saying workers were being unreasonable…

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