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Hydratight, CSS diverless clamp repairs WA pipeline

Apr 24, 2017

Engineering teams from UK-based subsea connector specialists Hydratight and Norwegian technologists Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS) have completed a milestone deepwater pipeline repair in Western Australia.  A 4in MEG line, owned by a major national oil company (NOC)…

Global Maritime appoints HSEQ manager

Mar 22, 2017

Global Maritime, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the oil and gas sector, has appointed Perth native Hannah Crutchley as its new Group Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Manager. Crutchley will be based in London…

Searcher, CGG start Foxhound reprocessing

Jan 19, 2017

Searcher Seismic and partner CGG have started the PSDM reprocessing of about 1668sq km of 3D seismic data in the Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. The project comprises broadband PSDM reprocessing of the Western portion of the existing Foxhound 3D Seismic Survey…

Quadrant completes Phoenix South-2 operations

Jan 16, 2017

Operations at the Phoenix South-2 well have been safely completed and the rig has now left the drilling location, said Carnarvon Petroleum. The well drilled an estimated 39m hydrocarbon-bearing zone between approximately 5176-5215m with…

Mitra changes name to Jadestone Energy

Dec 07, 2016

Mitra Energy has changed its name to Jadestone Energy, effective immediately.  'We are moving in a new direction and we want to be defined by our actions in the years ahead rather than by the past,” said Paul Blakeley, executive chairman…

Genesis increases Kupe stake

Nov 16, 2016

New Zealand Oil & Gas has reached agreement to sell its 15% interest in the Kupe gas and light oil fields and production station to Genesis Energy for US$119 million (NZ$168 million), offshore New Zealand. The effective date of the transaction…

Quadrant spuds Roc-2

Jul 11, 2016

Quadrant Energy has commenced drilling of the Roc-2 well, offshore Western Australia, said partner Carnarvon Petroleum. The main aims of the Roc-2 well are to appraise the Roc gas-condensate discovery in the Caley section. The information…

IEA sees shifts in gas trade

Jun 08, 2016

The next five years will bring a reshaping of the global gas trade, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its 2016 Medium-Term Gas Market Report. New liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies are coming online just as demand growth in some major markets weakens…

Ichthys uses Sonardyne SensorView

May 10, 2016

Software that enables acoustic data to be streamed in real-time from subsea structures as they are installed has helped to reduce non-production time (NPT) for independent oil and gas producer, INPEX, and its survey contractor, Neptune Geomatics…

Tracerco technology arrives in Australasia

Feb 26, 2016

Tracerco, an oil and gas service company part of Johnson Matthey, has brought its technology to the Australasia region, permanently basing their equipment at their Western Australia facility in Perth. OTC Spotlight on New Technology 2015 winner…

Wood Group expands automation services to Asia

Dec 15, 2015

Wood Group is continuing to expand its Automation and Control business, establishing automation capabilities at Wood Group Mustang’s Kuala Lumpur office to serve the Asia Pacific market. With this entry into the Asia Pacific markets,…

Drilling commences on Roc-1

Nov 25, 2015

Carnarvon Petroleum has announced that operator Quadrant Energy has spud the Roc-1 well on 24 November 2015. Drilling is expected to reach 4700m total depth, and take about 35-40 days trouble free. Well logging and sidewall coring is expected to take about 5-10 days on success case…

Mitsui acquires Kipper stake

Nov 09, 2015

Mitsui has reached an agreement with Santos concerning the acquisition of Santos' 35% working interest in the Kipper gas and condensate field offshore Southern Australia. The sales and purchase agreement was signed on 6 November 2015 between…

Origin in US$1 billion Contact deal

Aug 04, 2015

Origin Energy is entering a deal to sell 53% stake of its New Zealand subsidiary Contact Energy for approximately US$3.06 ($4.65 NZD) per share in an attempt to reduce the company’s debt and costs. Image of BassGas…

EnerMech promotes Conlon to director

Jul 09, 2015

Mechanical engineering group EnerMech has announced that general manager Niall Conlon has been promoted to director of its Australian operations, with Ciaran Hallinan taking over his role as general manager. The promotion is in recognition…

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