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Western Gas: Equipment Mobilization Starts ahead of Sasanof-1 Drilling Kick-off

May 06, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas, gearing up to start drilling at its promising Sasanof-1 prospect off W. Australia, has said that the mobilization of equipment to the Valaris MS-1 semisubmersible drilling rig has now started in preparation…

Contract Extension for DOF's 'Skandi Africa'

May 06, 2022

Norwegian subsea services DOF Subsea has won a contract extension for its Skandi Africa subsea construction vessel.The new commitment will now run until February 2024 and will start in direct continuation with the current contract. DOF Subsea did not say who the client was…

SapuraOMV Set to Spud Kanga-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

May 05, 2022

Oil and gas company SapuraOMV is set to start drilling the Kanga-1 well offshore Western Australia in a few days, ASX-listed oil and gas company Finder Energy, a partner in the project, said Thursday.Finder said that the Diamond Offshore Ocean…

East Timor Aiming for Greater Sunrise Offshore Gas Field Output by 2030

May 04, 2022

East Timor's national oil company wants to start producing natural gas from its Greater Sunrise fields by 2028 or 2030, the company's head said on Tuesday in Houston, hoping to develop the offshore project that has been stuck in limbo for decades…

SRJ's Proposed Acquisition of STATS Falls Through

May 03, 2022

ASX-listed SRJ Technologies Group plc in December last year struck a deal to buy the UK-based oilfield services firm STATS. However, STATS said Monday that the deal had fallen through over SRJ's inability to raise funds for the deal.'[STATS…

Pavo-1 Discovery is 'Stellar' Exploration Success, Carnarvon Says. Shares Resource Estimate

May 02, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Carnarvon Energy said the recent Pavo-1 oil discovery it made with operator Santos offshore W. Australia was a 'stellar exploration success.'The company has completed its Pavo resource assessment and said that…

Australia's Woodside Expects Long-term Gain from Energy Security Fears

Apr 26, 2022

Australia's Woodside Petroleum reported a more than twofold jump in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, buoyed by rising oil and gas prices, and it expects to benefit in the longer term from energy security fears due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine…

Offshore Drilling: Santos Fails to Replicate Pavo-1 Success at Apus-1 Well in Australia

Apr 19, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has not found commercial hydrocarbon quantities at its Apus-1 well, located offshore W. Australia, 27 kilometers from the successful Pavo-1 well discovery.Carnarvon Energy, Santos' partner in the license WA-437-P…

Maersk Drilling's Rig Nets One-year Contract Extension at INPEX's Ichthys Field in Australia

Apr 19, 2022

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a contract extension for its ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig Maersk Deliverer with Inpex in Australia.The extension, of an undisclosed value, is for drilling services at the Ichthys field in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia…

ExxonMobil Working to Store CO2 in Depleted Offshore Fields in Australia's Gippsland Basin

Apr 14, 2022

U.S. oil major said ExxonMobil said Thursday today was undertaking early front-end engineering design studies (pre-FEED) to determine the potential for carbon capture and storage to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from multiple industries in the Gippsland Basin…

EnerMech Lands 5-year Ichthys LNG Inspection and Maintenance Deal with INPEX

Apr 12, 2022

UK-based company EnerMech has won a five-year contract in Australia with Japanese oil and gas company INPEX  for the provision of inspection and maintenance services at Ichthys gas project.Under the contract, of an undisclosed value, EnerMech…

Shell Restarts LNG Shipping from Prelude FLNG

Apr 11, 2022

Shell Plc said on Monday it has resumed shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Prelude floating LNG facility off northwest Australia after a four-month shutdown due to a major power failure.A cargo completed loading and left the site on Sunday night…

Australia: Woodside Shareholders to Benefit from $40B BHP Merger - KPMG

Apr 08, 2022

Australian gas producer Woodside Petroleum Ltd's agreed merger with BHP Group's petroleum arm is in the best interest of its shareholders, an independent expert said, valuing the combined group at around $40 billion.Global miner BHP agreed to…

Santos Spuds Apus-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

Apr 08, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has started drilling at the Apus-1 well offshore W. Australia, using the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig.The rig recently moved to the Apus-1 well site from the Pavo-1 well where Santos, and its partner Carnarvon…

Western Gas Sasanof-1 Drilling: Rig Move Date Confirmed

Apr 06, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas, the owner of the high-impact Sasanof-1 prospect off W. Australia, expects the Valaris MS-1 offshore drilling rig to move to the well site in May.'Western Gas is pleased to advise that the Valaris MS…

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