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Australia: Advent Energy Issues Call for Offshore Drilling Rig to Drill Baleen-1 Well

Jun 09, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Advent Energy has issued a call for tender for the delivery of offshore drilling services for its Baleen-1 well, off Newcastle, Australia.The tender has been issued to multiple drilling contractors who have semi-submersible drilling units in the region…

New Zealand: Jadestone Energy to Wrap Maari Field Buy in 2H 2021

Jun 09, 2021

Oil and gas firm Jadestone Energy, which has, since 2019, been working to complete the acquisition of OMV's interest in the Maari field off New Zealand, now expects to wrap the deal 'in the second half of 2021.'Singapore-based Jadestone in November…

Australia Allocates Funds for Six Carbon Capture Projects

Jun 08, 2021

The Australian government picked six-carbon capture, use, and storage projects on Monday to receive a total of A$50 million ($39 million) in funds as it looks to accelerate the development of the technology to cut emissions.Carbon capture has…

Australia: Sparrows to Maintain Cranes on Chevron's Wheatstone, Gorgon Facilities

May 26, 2021

Sparrows, a provider of energy industry engineering and maintenance services, has been awarded a contract by Chevron Australia to work on the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas projects.Sparrows said Wednesday it would support the safety and…

Benthic Wraps Geotechnical Survey at Santos' Dorado Site

May 26, 2021

Benthic, part of Acteon's geoservices division, has said it has completed geotechnical site investigation services for Santos at the Dorado field off the coast of Western Australia.Benthic said this week that the work at the Dorado site involved…

Timor Leste: Santos Kicks Off Bayu Undan Infill Drilling

May 25, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos has started Phase 3C infill drilling program at the Bayu-Undan field, offshore Timor-Leste.Under the $235 million drilling program, sanctioned in January, Santos will drill three production wells and will develop additional natural gas and liquids reserves…

BW Offshore Orders Barossa FPSO Topside Modules from Dyna-Mac

May 24, 2021

Dyna-Mac, a Singapore-based firm building modules for offshore oil and gas facilities, has won a module fabrication deal with FPSO supplier BW Offshore.The contract, valued at S$197 million (around $148 million), is for the supply, fabrication…

Australia's Offshore Decommissioning Levy Arbitrary and Disappointing, ExxonMobil, Chevron Say

May 20, 2021

U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp on Thursday branded Australia's proposed industry-wide levy to cover the cost of decommissioning an offshore oil field, which neither has had any stake in, as 'arbitrary' and 'disappointing'…

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…

Australia: NOPSEMA Approves Inpex's Seismic Survey Plans

May 17, 2021

The Australian offshore oil and gas safety regulator NOPSEMA has approved Inpex's plans for 2D seismic surveys offshore W. Australia.Inpex's proposed survey will cover the WA-532-P and WA-533-P offshore blocks in the Browse and Offshore Canning Basins…

BW Offshore Taps NOV's APL for Barossa FPSO STP System

May 11, 2021

FPSO specialist BW Offshore has awarded NOV's APL a contract to supply a large submerged turret production (STP) system for the FPSO to be deployed at Santos' Barossa gas and condensate field located offshore of Australia.The Barossa field is…

OMV Hires MMA for Offshore Decom Work in New Zealand

May 11, 2021

OMV New Zealand has awarded Australia's MMA Offshore a contract to help with the decommissioning of several wells in the Maui field, 35 kilometers off the coast of Taranaki, New Zealand.MMA’s UK-based engineering team has designed and developed…

Carnarvon: Buffalo Drilling Rig Tender Nears Completion. Spud Date Set for Q4

May 11, 2021

The tender process for an offshore drilling rig to be used for the drilling of Carnarvon Petroleum's and Advance Energy's Buffalo offshore well in the Timor Sea is nearing completion, and the spud date is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021…

OMV Hires Valaris Jack-Up Rig for New Zealand Drilling

May 03, 2021

OMV New Zealand has confirmed for Offshore Engineer that the company has hired Valaris' Gorila VII jack-up rig for work offshore New Zealand.Following a report last Friday by Bassoe Offshore that the two companies had struck an offshore drilling rig deal…

Eni, Santos Eyeing Upstream, CCUS Collab

May 03, 2021

Italian oil company Eni and Australia-based Santos on Monday agreed to jointly seek cooperation opportunities in Australia and East Timor.Under the non-binding memorandum of understanding, the companies will look at potential optimizations, synergies…

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