Gorgon News

MAN Wins Chevron FEED Gig

Jul 18, 2019

Chevron Australia has awarded a contract to MAN Energy Solutions to support the front-end engineering and design study of a subsea compression solution for Chevron-operated Jansz-Io field off Western Australia.According to a press note from the German tech major…

Chevron Starts Gorgon Stage Two Drilling

Jun 04, 2019

Chevron Australia and the Gorgon joint venture participants have started the Gorgon Stage 2 drilling campaign off the northwest coast of Western Australia.Gorgon Stage Two is an expansion of the existing subsea gas gathering network on the Chevron…

Wood Wins Jansz-lo Subsea Compression FEED

May 29, 2019

Wood announced on Wednesday that it has secured a contract with Chevron Australia to provide subsea integration and flow assurance front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the Jansz-lo compression project offshore Western Australia.The…

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…

Prelude FLNG's Rise

Jan 30, 2019

When at plateau production, Prelude FLNG — the world’s largest floating producer of liquefied natural gas, or LNG — will fill one shipborne cargo every week. As production ramps up from test volumes, there’s the dawning realization of a dramatic shift in LNG markets…

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…

DOF Subsea Awarded Australian IMR Contract Extension

Nov 29, 2018

The international subsea operating company DOF Subsea said that its subsidiry DOF Subsea Australia Pty Ltd’s existing Subsea Inspection, Maintenance and Repair Contract with Chevron Australia has been extended. DOF Subsea has successfully provided IMR vessel…

Chevron Greenlights Gorgon LNG Expansion

Apr 16, 2018

Chevron Corp will proceed with the second stage of its giant Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant off the northwest coast of Western Australia, the company said on Saturday.Chevron and its joint venture partners plan to sink 11 new…

Chevron, Woodside get three blocks off Western Australia

Oct 05, 2017

Chevron Australia and its 50:50 partner Woodside Energy have acquired exploration interests in three blocks in the Northern Carnarvon Basin off the Western Australia coast. Map of new acreage, from Chevron…

Finder farms out big Carnarvon stake to Woodside

Sep 05, 2017

Finder Exploration has signed an agreement to farm-out 90% of its participating interest in exploration permit WA-520-P to Woodside Energy. The license is in the northern Carnarvon basin, offshore Australia’s North West Shelf, directly south of the Gorgon and Clio major gas fields…

Wood Group bags Chevron Tigris, Anchor work

May 17, 2017

Wood Group has signed a 10-year master services agreement (MSA) with Chevron that allows them to deliver conceptual engineering, pre-front-end engineering design (pre-FEED), FEED, detailed design and procurement services in multiple locations…

Anadarko makes third Colombia discovery

May 04, 2017

Anadarko has made its third discovery in deepwater offshore Colombia, with the Gorgon well. The Gorgon-1 well encountered 260-360ft net of natural gas pay, according to Anadarko.  Partner Ecopetrol said the well showed gas presence in two different exploration targets…

End of life or afterlife?

May 01, 2017

Susan Gourvenec offers a down under outlook for decommissioning offshore oil and gas facilities. Operating pipelines provide habitat for marine life. Photos from Woodside. Australia’s…

Fanning the (E&P) flames

Mar 01, 2017

All eyes may be on Guyana, but there’s plenty of other countries worthy of attention in South America. Audrey Leon surveys the current spike in exploration activity in the region. Image from Anadarko Petroleum’s Q4 Operations Report…

Chevron picks up new Australian exploration permit

Feb 20, 2017

US oil major Chevron has picked up a new exploration permit in a 'gas-rich' part of the Carnarvon Basin, offshore western Australia.  Chevron paid US$2.3 million (A$3 million) for the cash bid permit WA-526-P, which will last six years…

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