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Equinor E&P: Testing Frontier Resolve

May 13, 2019

The stately Norwegian operator’s foray into South Australian offshore and Norway’s remote areas is being contested by increasingly successful green groups.A first installment of Norwegian operator Equinor’s plans to drill and develop oil reserves…

Woodside Inks LNG Supply Deal with ENN

Apr 05, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum WPL.AX has signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA) to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China's ENN Group for 10 years from 2025, both companies said on Friday.Woodside, Australia's biggest listed oil and gas explorer…

Cyclone Halts Production off W. Australia

Mar 25, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum said on Monday it had evacuated all personnel from offshore production platforms off Western Australia ahead of Cyclone Veronica, and was operating the North West Shelf LNG and Pluto LNG plants on skeleton staff…

Chevron to Use Subsea Compression at Jansz-Io

Mar 12, 2019

Aker Solutions announced Tuesday it has been awarded a master contract to support the delivery of a subsea compression system for the Chevron Australia-operated Jansz-Io field offshore Australia, marking the first time the technology will be used outside of Norway…

Subsea 7 Wins Three Woodside Contracts

Mar 06, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum in recent months has awarded several oil and gas engineering contracts to Subsea 7 for two projects offshore Australia and one off Senegal, the offshore services company said on Wednesday.The three contracts awarded…

Australia's Best Option is LNG Imports

Mar 06, 2019

Australia has painted itself into a corner with its natural gas industry and faces the stark reality that there are no easy choices to alleviate the dual problem of a looming supply crunch and the associated higher prices.Australia is far from the first country to find itself with an energy issue…

Equinor to Explore off Australia

Feb 20, 2019

Norway's Equinor SA on Tuesday said it plans to explore for oil in deep waters off the coast of South Australia in late 2020 and released a draft environmental assessment for the project to head off community protests.Equinor, formerly known as Statoil…

Jadestone Energy to Spud Stag Well

Feb 12, 2019

Jadestone Energy, an oil and gas development and production company across the Asia Pacific region, has announced that it has signed a rig contract for infill drilling on the Stag oilfield, located offshore Australia (Jadestone 100%).Ensco Australia…

Shell Awards FEED Work for Crux

Feb 06, 2019

Wood and KBR,Inc. have secured a new multimillion dollar contract to deliver integrated front-end engineering design (FEED) for Shell Australia’s Crux project to build a not normally manned (NNM) platform and gas export pipeline located approximately 600km north of Broome…

Oceania Companies Focus on Expansion and Backfill

Jan 29, 2019

After heavy spending on developing LNG export capacity Oceania companies focus on expansion and backfillAustralia is well positioned to maintain its role as an important supplier of the world’s energy needs, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region…

TAMS Acquires Two Marine Services Firms

Jan 23, 2019

Diversified marine and port services company TAMS Group has expanded outside of Western Australia with the acquisition of two Queensland-based marine services firms.TAMS announced Tuesday it has purchased marine services company MIPEC and diving-focused Taylored Offshore Services…

Subsea Integration Alliance Wins Esso Contract

Jan 17, 2019

Exxon Mobil subsidiary Esso Australia Pty Ltd. awarded integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contracts to Subsea Integration Alliance, which comprises OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company…

Woodside Awards Scarborough FEED Contracts

Jan 16, 2019

Australian independent oil and gas company Woodside said Wednesday it has awarded four contracts for front-end engineering design (FEED) activities for the proposed US$11 billion Scarborough Project offshore Western Australia.Each contract was…

Aqualis Offshore Establishes Office in Australia

Jan 11, 2019

Marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has set up an office in Perth, Western Australia, to support oil and gas developments in the Australasia region.“We have supported important projects offshore Australia in recent years…

Maersk Supply Service Secures Work in Australia

Jan 09, 2019

Maersk Supply Service announced Wednesday it has lined up work for two anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels in support of a drilling program offshore Australia.Under a contract awarded by Chevron Australia, the vessels Maersk Mariner and Maersk Master will provide towing…

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