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Australian Green Group Looks to Derail Woodside's $12B Scarborough Offshore Project

Nov 19, 2021

Lawyers for the Conservation Council of Western Australia have sent letters to Woodside Petroleum and the country's energy minister seeking to delay, if not stop, the company's Scarborough natural gas project.The letters were sent just weeks…

McDermott's Booster Compression Module for Inpex's Ichthys Explorer Platform

Nov 18, 2021

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott will deliver a booster compression module for the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG development, having successfully completed FEED services.Under the contract award, McDermott will build the module…

Woodside CFO to Step Down in 2022

Nov 16, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Woodside on Tuesday announced the resignation of its Chief Financial Officer, Sherry Duhe, to pursue a careeropportunity with another ASX-listed company.Woodside CEO Meg O’Neill said: 'Sherry’s financial and commercial…

Woodside Moves Closer to Scarborough Field FID. Strikes Deal to Sell 49% in Pluto LNG Plant

Nov 15, 2021

Australia's Woodside Petroleum on Monday took a big step toward funding its biggest growth project, announcing the sale of a 49% stake in the planned expansion of its Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Western Australia.In a statement…

Chevron, Partners to Fork Out for Carbon Offsets for Gorgon LNG Carbon Capture Shortfall

Nov 12, 2021

Chevron Corp and its partners in the Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Western Australia have agreed to buy carbon credits likely to cost more than $180 million as a penalty for failing to meet a five-year target for carbon capture and storage (CCS)…

Santos $6B Takeover of Oil Search Gets Tepid Backing from Independent Expert

Nov 11, 2021

Oil Search shareholders are set to vote on Dec. 7 on a merger with Santos Ltd after gaining approval from a Papua New Guinea court and a mixed endorsement from an independent expert.If it goes ahead, the A$8.8 billion ($6.5 billion) takeover…

Aker Solutions to Deliver Subsea Umbilical for Chevron's J-IC Project Off Australia

Nov 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore energy equipment supplier Aker Solutions has won more work at Chevron's Jansz-Io subsea gas compression development, offshore Australia.After it in July secured a contract to deliver the subsea compression system for the project…

Woodside Downgrades Offshore Gas Reserves Estimates Again

Nov 05, 2021

Woodside Petroleum slashed its gas reserves estimate for two fields at the Wheatstone project on Thursday, in an unexpected downgrade that knocked the top Australian oil and gas company's shares.The company also said it was on track to sell…

Beach Energy CEO Resigns

Nov 02, 2021

Matt Kay, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy, has tendered his resignation and is departing Beach to pursue other professional opportunities. Morné Engelbrecht – who is currently…

Santos Could Store CO2 from Barossa Field in Depleted Bayu Undan Reservoir

Oct 22, 2021

East Timor wants to press ahead with plans for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in a depleted oil and gas field off its coast as it races to fill a multi-billion dollar revenue hole starting in late 2023 when the field dries up.The…

Oil Search Taps MMA Offshore for Diving Inspection Services in PNG

Oct 22, 2021

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has secured a contract with Oil Search Limited in Papua New Guinea.The contract is for the provision of diving inspection services. 'The works will leverage the successful working relationship between MMA and Oil Search…

Woodside Slashes Gas Reserves Estimate for Two Offshore Fields

Oct 21, 2021

Woodside Petroleum slashed its gas reserves estimate for two fields at the Wheatstone project on Thursday, in an unexpected downgrade that knocked the top Australian oil and gas company's shares.The company also said it was on track to sell…

Chevron Books Edda Fides Accommodation Vessel for Wheatstone Work

Oct 20, 2021

Oil and gas company Chevron has chartered Edda Accommodation's Edda Fides offshore accommodation unit for operations support in Australia, starting in the second quarter of 2022.Currently on a charter with Norway's Equinor, mono-hull vessel…

New Kupe Compressor to 'Allow Us to Suck Harder on the Straw,' NZOG CEO Says

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy has completed work on the Kupe compression project in New Zealand, which will allow for the gas plant, which had seen declining production in recent years, to produce at full rate from the Kupe offshore gas field…

Bounty Farms Into Coastal's Cerberus Project, Off W. Australia. Drilling Planned for 2022

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Bounty Oil and Gas has agreed to farm into four oil-prone offshore licenses in Western Australia, owned by Coastal Oil and Gas.Bounty will acquire a 25% stake in licenses EP  475, EP 490, EP 491 and TP 27 (collectively…

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