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Inpex, Woodside, TotalEnergies win Australian Offshore Acreage for Carbon Capture Studies

Aug 24, 2022

Australia has awarded Japan's Inpex Corp, France's TotalEnergies and Woodside Energy Group offshore acreage permits for assessing carbon emissions storage as the government pushes to speed up emissions reductions.While environmental groups say…

Shell, Unions Reach Deal to End Strike at Prelude FLNG

Aug 23, 2022

Shell and unions representing workers at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility have reached a wage deal to end a long-running strike and restart production at the site off northwest Australia, they said on Wednesday.Shell shut the 3…

Offshore Gas Platform to Help Develop Offshore Wind Projects in New Zealand

Aug 23, 2022

Oil and gas company Beach Energy has agreed for Doppler Light Detection and Ranging system (LiDAR) on its Kupe platform, offshore South Taranaki, New Zealand, which will provide data needed for the development of offshore wind farms in the region…

Chevron Taps Shearwater for Time-lapse Seismic Imaging at Wheatstone Field

Aug 23, 2022

Marine seismic survey services firm Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract for a large time-lapse seismic imaging project with Chevron over the Wheatstone field, offshore W. Australia.'This project award marks Shearwater’s continuing growth…

Shell's Giant Prelude FLNG Unit to Remain Shut for Longer as Pay Dispute Continues

Aug 18, 2022

Unions at Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) site off Australia have extended industrial action to Sept. 1 over a long-running pay dispute, the company said on Thursday. Shell shut down the 3.6-million-tonne-a-year site…

No Dorado FID in 2022, Carnarvon Energy Says

Aug 17, 2022

Dorado, one of the largest ever oil discoveries in Australia’s North Western Shelf, is going to wait some more to produce first oil, as Carnarvon Energy, a partner in the Santos-operated project, said Wednesday that the final investment decision for the project would not be made in 2022…

Beach Energy Results Disappoint. Hunt on for M&A in Australia, NZ

Aug 15, 2022

Beach Energy Ltd is shoring up its war chest for acquisitions in Australia and New Zealand, Chief Executive Officer Morne Engelbrecht said on Monday, after reporting a weaker-than-expected annual profit and production outlook.Shares in gas and oil producer Beach…

Jadestone Shutting Down Montara FPSO Output to Fix Tank Issues

Aug 12, 2022

Asia Pacific-focused oil and gas company Jadestone has decided to shut production from its Montara field FPSO in the Timor Sea, off Australia, to allow for repairs on a tank that leaked oil back in June through a 30-millimeter crack.While the…

Uniper Looking to Swap Australian LNG for Atlantic Gas to Supply Europe Quicker

Aug 12, 2022

Germany's Uniper is prepared to swap liquefied natural gas (LNG) it gets from Australia's Woodside or U.S. gas, so it can boost supplies in Europe more quickly during the coming winter, it said.The strategy reflects efforts by companies and…

Australian States Press for Gas Exporters to Boost Local Supply

Aug 12, 2022

Australian state energy ministers said on Friday local gas production should be prioritized for the domestic market to ensure there is no shortfall, as forecast for 2023 and 2024, raising pressure on exporters to boost local supply.Comments from the ministers from the two most populous states…

Danish Firm Wants to Build 3GW Offshore Wind Farm in Australia

Aug 12, 2022

Denmark-based renewables company Copenhagen Energy has released details of a proposed offshore wind farm in Commonwealth and State waters north of Geraldton in Western Australia.The Midwest Offshore Wind Farm will comprise up to 200 turbines…

INPEX Files $970M Claim Against DSME for Ichthys Venturer FPSO Work

Aug 10, 2022

Japanese oil and gas company INPEX has filed a $970 million claim against South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & Engineering, seeking compensation for alleged delays and construction issues related to a 2012 FPSO order.DSME said…

International Breakthrough: Reach Subsea's OCTIO Nets 4D Geophysical Monitoring Work in Australia

Aug 08, 2022

Reach Subsea's subsidiary OCTIO has won a multi-year geophysical monitoring frame contract with an undisclosed operator offshore Australia.OCTIO will deploy its gWatch service to deliver gravimetry and seabed subsidence measurements.'This is…

Shell Delays Prelude LNG Maintenance Due to Industrial Action

Aug 08, 2022

Shell Plc said on Monday it is deferring planned maintenance work at the Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility that was due to go ahead in September because of industrial action at the site off northwest Australia.'As a result…

Price is the Elephant in Australia's LNG, Domestic Gas Conundrum

Aug 02, 2022

Australia's threat to curb exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in order to ensure domestic supplies is another unwelcome pressure on a tight global market for the super-chilled fuel.But it's not an immediate threat, and it may also not materialize at all…

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