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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…

Valaris Nets Over $1B in Rig Contract Awards and Extensions

Jan 10, 2024

Offshore drilling company Valaris has secured approximately $1.14 billion in new contracts and contract extensions for its drillships and jack-up rigs across the Americas, Europe and Australia.The $1.14 billion worth contracts were awarded in the last two months of 2023…

Shell Restarts LNG Loadings from Prelude

Dec 28, 2023

Shell said on Thursday it has resumed loading liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes from its Prelude facility offshore Australia following major maintenance.The giant floating LNG production facility located some 475 km (300 miles) off the west…

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…

Shell's Prelude FLNG Facility Resumes Operations

Dec 18, 2023

Shell has resumed operations at its Prelude liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility 475 kms (300 miles) off the west coast of Australia and its first cargo could be loaded within days, two industry sources told Reuters on Monday.The timing of the…

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…

Shell's Prelude LNG Facility Expected to Resume Exports Next Month

Nov 27, 2023

Shell has almost finished extensive maintenance at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off Australia and is set to resume exports next month, according to industry sources and shipping data.The timing of the giant floating…

Santos, ADNOC Enter CCS Collaboration Deal

Nov 22, 2023

Australian oil and gas company Santos has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with Abu Dhabi based oil and gas firm ADNOC to collaborate on carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects.The agreement will explore the potential for establishing…

Full Output Returns to Affected LNG Train at Chevron's Gorgon Facility in Australia

Nov 22, 2023

Full production has returned to a liquefied natural gas (LNG) train at Chevron's Gorgon facility in Western Australia, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday.On Oct. 31, an 'electrical incident' at a substation providing power supply to the…

McDermott Bags 'Sizable' Offshore Decommissioning Contract with Santos in Australia

Nov 21, 2023

Offshore energy industry services firm McDermott said Tuesday it had secured a 'sizable' engineering, procurement, removal, and disposal contract from the Australian oil and gas firm Santos.McDermott defines a sizable contract as between USD $1 million and USD $50 million…

MMA Offshore Clinches $10,3M Offshore Decommissioning Contract in Timor-Leste

Nov 20, 2023

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore said Friday it had secured a contract with Timor Gap Drilling and Services, Unipessoal, LDA (a subsidiary of Timor Gap E.P.) in association with Santos, to provide offshore decommissioning services in Timor-Leste…

Jadestone Energy Doubles Stake in North West Shelf Oil Project Off Australia

Nov 17, 2023

Asia Pacific-focused Jadestone Energy has this week executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire the non-operated 16.67% working interest in the Woodside-operated Cossack, Wanaea, Lambert, and Hermes ('CWLH') oil fields development, offshore Western Australia…

Reach Subsea Buys Australian Marine Survey Firm

Nov 17, 2023

Norwegian subsea services company Reach Subsea has completed the acquisition of the Australian marine survey company Guardian Geomatics Pty. Reach Subsea had announced the proposed acquisition of Guardian Geomatics in October.It said at the…

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…

Inpex Raises Full-year Profit Guidance Despite Prelude Impairment Loss

Nov 09, 2023

Japan's top oil and gas producer Inpex on Thursday increased its full-year net profit forecast to 340 billion yen ($2.3 billion) on expectations of higher oil prices and a weaker yen and after record nine-month earnings.Inpex had earlier forecast net profit for the year at 320 billion yen…

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