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Australia: Western Gas Finds Drilling Partner for Sasanof-1 Offshore Well

Sep 07, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas, the operator of the offshore Exploration Permit WA-519-P in W. Australia, has found a partner to fund part of the drilling costs for the Sasanof-1 offshore exploration well.The partner is the ASX-listed Global Oil and Gas Limited…

Investors Jittery Over $29B Woodside, BHP Oil and Gas Deal

Aug 18, 2021

Shares in BHP Group and Woodside Petroleum fell on Wednesday as investors on both sides raised questions about the value of the Perth-based oil and gas group's proposed $29 billion merger with BHP's petroleum arm.While a 6% fall in BHP's share…

BHP Agrees to Sell Oil and Gas Business to Woodside

Aug 17, 2021

BHP Group has agreed to sell its petroleum business to Woodside Petroleum in a merger to create a top 10 independent oil and gas producer worth A$38.5 billion ($28 billion) with growth assets in Australia and the Americas.BHP's exit from petroleum…

Woodside Names Meg O’Neill CEO

Aug 17, 2021

Australian oil firm Woodside said Tuesday it had named acting CEO Meg O’Neill as the company’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. O’Neill succeeds Peter Coleman who retired from Woodside in June 2021. Woodside Chairman Richard Goyder…

Woodside Confirms Talks to Buy BHP's Oil and Gas Business

Aug 16, 2021

Australian oil company Woodside confirmed Monday it has been in talks with BHP over the potential acquisition of BHP's oil and gas business.'Woodside notes recent speculation regarding a potential transaction between Woodside and BHP Petroleum…

Drumbeat Grows Louder for BHP to Ditch Oil & Gas Business

Aug 13, 2021

Expectations are growing that BHP Group Ltd will deliver a verdict on the future of its petroleum business at its results next week, as it comes under increasing pressure to cut its fossil fuel footprint.The world's biggest miner has been facing…

Woodside Hikes Scarborough Cost Estimate to $12 Billion

Aug 05, 2021

Woodside Petroleum Ltd, Australia's top independent gas producer, said on Wednesday it had raised the cost estimate for its Scarborough project by 5% as it worked towards a final investment decision this year.Woodside has pinned its hopes on Scarborough…

Woodside Sees Shares Slide on News It Is Eyeing BHP Oil & Gas Assets

Jul 21, 2021

Shares in Woodside Petroleum fell on Wednesday after an unsourced media report said Australia's top independent gas producer was in talks to buy some or all of BHP Group's oil and gas assets, analysts and an investor said.Woodside shares ended down 2 cents in a broader market that rose 0…

Woodside Faces Cost Increase at $11B Scarborough Gas Project

Jun 09, 2021

Woodside Petroleum is in the final stages of working out costs on its Scarborough gas and Pluto LNG expansion project, as it faces rising labor and steel costs, the company’s boss said on Tuesday.The Scarborough development offshore Western…

Asia, Australia Snub IEA's Call to Halt new Fossil Fuel Investments

May 19, 2021

Asian energy officials on Wednesday disputed the International Energy Agency's (IEA) call for no new oil, natural gas and coal investments for the world to be able to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, viewing that approach as too narrow…

New Woodside Boss Faces Existential Threats, Outgoing CEO Coleman Says

Apr 16, 2021

Woodside Petroleum's outgoing boss said on Friday his replacement will face two company-defining challenges: replacing its aging assets and managing the transition to cleaner energy.Australia's top independent gas producer is betting its future on the $11 billion Scarborough gas project…

Santos Sanctions $3.6B Barossa Offshore Development in Australia

Mar 30, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos on Tuesday announced a final investment decision (FID) has been taken to proceed with the US$3.6 billion gas and condensate project, located offshore the Northern Territory, Australia.The Barossa development will comprise a BW Offshore supplied FPSO…

Subsea 7 Expects 2021 Results to be Adversely Impacted by Virus, But Forecasts Rise in Revenue

Feb 25, 2021

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 expects its 2021 results to be adversely impacted by costs associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, including more contagious, new variants of the virus.Despite this, the company expects that revenue in 2021 will exceed the 2020 revenue level…

Woodside Eyes Pluto Plant Stake Sale ahead of $11B Scarborough Field Sanction

Feb 18, 2021

Woodside Energy expects strong buyer interest in the sale of a share of a new production unit at its Pluto LNG plant, top executives said on Thursday, a precondition for a planned $11 billion expansion at its Scarborough gas and Pluto project…

Woodside Sees Global LNG Market Tightening

Jan 22, 2021

Australia’s Woodside Energy sees the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market tightening this year, with demand growing especially in Asia, after prices were battered by a supply glut in 2020, its chief executive said on Thursday.LNG supply in 2021 will be partly tighter as Woodside…

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