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Allseas Makes Progress on Santos’ Barossa Gas Export Pipeline in Australia

Apr 16, 2024

Offshore installation contractor Allseas has made progress on the installation of the pipeline for Santos’ Barossa Gas Export Pipeline (GEP) project offshore Australia.Allseas’ Audacia pipelay vessel has installed her largest ever PLET in S-mode…

Oil and Gas Firm Santos Taps Japan's Hokkaido Gas for LNG Supply

May 28, 2024

Santos will supply up to about 400,000 tonnes of liquefied natural gas every year for a decade starting 2027 to Japanese energy firm Hokkaido Gas, Australia's second biggest independent oil and gas producer said on Tuesday.The firms will work…

BW Opal FPSO Starts Taking Final Shape Ahead of Barossa Assignment

Feb 09, 2024

FPSO leasing company BW Offshore has made progress on the topside module integration for the newbuild floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit BW Opal, that will be deployed at Santos' Barossa gas project, offshore Australia.The…

Australian Court Lets Santos Build Barossa Pipeline

Jan 14, 2024

Australia's Santos can proceed with construction of an undersea pipeline vital to its $4.3 billion Barossa gas project after a court on Monday ruled in favor of the oil and gas firm in a dispute with an Indigenous man looking to pause the work…

Finder Energy Granted License Extension Offshore Western Australia

Feb 20, 2024

Australian oil and gas company Finder Energy has secured a license extension for its WA-547-P development, located in the prolific Dorado play trend in the Northern Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia.Finder Energy has been granted a…

Santos Receives Drilling Approval for $4.3 Billion Barossa Gas Project

Dec 18, 2023

Australian oil and gas major Santos said on Monday it had received approval for a revised drilling plan at its $4.3 billion Barossa gas project, although the fate of a pipeline to take gas to shore remains locked in a legal dispute.Santos was…

Esgian Week 4 Report: Spotlight on Drilling Activities and Discoveries

Jan 26, 2024

Esgian's latest market roundup for the fourth week of 2024 brings several updates on new oil discoveries and plans for exploration drilling across the world, together with reports about new contracts and mobilization of rigs.  ContractsDragon…

Barossa Project: BW Offshore's Massive FPSO Hull Sets Sail for Singapore

Nov 09, 2023

FPSO leasing company BW Offshore said Thursday that the hull of BW Opal, one of the largest FPSO hulls ever built and destined for Santos' Barossa gas project in Australia, had set sail from a yard in South Korea and was en route to Singapore for topside integration…

Aussie Court Halts Santos' Barossa Pipeline Near Tiwi Islands

Nov 15, 2023

Santos was told by a court on Wednesday to halt its pipeline project around 70 kilometers north of the Tiwi Islands pending a final ruling, although it was allowed to begin laying gas pipelines for a section of its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project…

Australia Court Halts Santos' Pipeline Works on $3.6B Barossa Gas Project

Nov 02, 2023

Santos said on Thursday an Australian court had granted an interim injunction preventing it from starting work on laying undersea pipelines on its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.The ruling comes after Simon Munkara, a traditional land owner from the Tiwi Islands…

Woodside in Talks with Santos to Form $52 Billion Australian Gas Giant

Dec 07, 2023

Australia's Woodside Energy and Santos said on Thursday they were in preliminary talks to create an A$80 billion ($52 billion) global oil and gas giant, as consolidation among international energy firms intensifies.Combining two of Australia's…

Court Battle Between Santos and Traditional Owners Continues

Nov 15, 2023

Santos has issued a statement after the decision of the Federal Court of Australia on November 15 ruling that pipelay activities can commence on an 86-kilometer section of pipeline for the Barossa Gas Export Pipeline (GEP) – but not south of kilometre point 86 (KP86)…

Indigenous Group Seeks to Block Santos Gas Pipeline Offshore Australia

Oct 24, 2023

Australia said on Tuesday it was reviewing an emergency application by an indigenous group seeking to block pipeline construction on Santos Ltd's $3.6-billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.Six indigenous elders on the Tiwi Islands…

BW Offshore Agrees to Sell Abo FPSO for $20 Million to Nigerian Buyer

Sep 15, 2023

After several short-term charter extensions, the Norwegian FPSO leasing firm BW Offshore has closed the transaction for the sale of the Abo FPSO.BW Offshore will sell the FPSO to STAC Marine Offshore Limited, a member of the Nigerian Transport Group (STAC) for $20 million…

WSG Energy Services Records Several FPSO Asia Pacific Project Wins

Aug 21, 2023

WSG Energy Services (WSGES) in Singapore has secured multiple contract wins on Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel projects with a combined value in excess of at $10m.WSG was commissioned by Yinson Production to assist on the upgrade and conversion of FPSO Atlanta…

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