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Western Gas Chooses McDermott, BHGE for Equus Project

Dec 12, 2018

Western Gas announced Wednesday it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with oil and gas service and technology providers McDermott International and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), for the development of the Equus Gas Project offshore Western Australia…

PGS Sues Polarcus in Australia

Dec 07, 2018

Offshore geophysical company Polarcus Limited said it is being sued by PGS Australia Pty Ltd for patent claims relating to the acquisition of seismic data on three surveys in Australia and the processing of that data.'These proceedings follow…

Aqualis Offshore Wins McDermott Contract

Dec 05, 2018

Aqualis Offshore announced Tuesday it has entered into a five-year master services agreement with McDermott Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd to provide engineering reviews and marine warranty services for the company’s offshore operations in Singapore, Vietnam…

ROV Innovation Saves Millions for Woodside

Nov 21, 2018

An innovative use of remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) technology for subsea jacket inspections at Australia’s largest oil and gas development has demonstrated substantial cost reductions and operational improvements.In March this year…

East Timor Buys Shell's Stake in Greater Sunrise

Nov 21, 2018

East Timor has agreed to buy Royal Dutch Shell's stake in the Greater Sunrise natural gas fields off the northern coast of Australia for $300 million, the government and Shell Australia said on Wednesday.The agreement for Shell's 26.56 percent…

Woodside Inks 20-year Gas Supply Deal

Nov 20, 2018

Woodside Petroleum Ltd, Australia's biggest listed oil and gas explorer, said on Tuesday it had signed a 20-year gas supply deal with Perdaman Chemicals and Fertilisers Pty Ltd.The agreement is to supply about 125 TJ of gas per day for use in Perdaman's proposed urea plant…

Maersk Drilling Sells Jack-up

Nov 09, 2018

Denmark's Maersk Drilling announced Friday it has entered into an agreement to sell the 32-year-old jack-up rig Mærsk Giant to an unnamed Australasian-based independent oil and gas operator. The transaction is expected to close before end of 2018…

Halfwave Wins Pipeline Inspection Work

Nov 02, 2018

Halfwave said it has has been awarded two new in-line inspection (ILI) contracts by Woodside in Australia. The awards have been made as part of a Master Services Agreement (MSA).Woodside is an early adopter of Halfwave’s ultra-wideband acoustic resonance technology (ART) inspection technique…

First LNG Cargo Exported from Ichthys

Oct 23, 2018

French oil and gas major Total said on Tuesday that the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from Australia's Ichthys LNG project has been exported following the production start-up at the end of July.Ichthys LNG, with reserves of…

Hydratight, CSS diverless clamp repairs WA pipeline

Apr 24, 2017

Engineering teams from UK-based subsea connector specialists Hydratight and Norwegian technologists Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS) have completed a milestone deepwater pipeline repair in Western Australia.  A 4in MEG line, owned by a major national oil company (NOC)…

Global Maritime appoints HSEQ manager

Mar 22, 2017

Global Maritime, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the oil and gas sector, has appointed Perth native Hannah Crutchley as its new Group Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Manager. Crutchley will be based in London…

Searcher, CGG start Foxhound reprocessing

Jan 19, 2017

Searcher Seismic and partner CGG have started the PSDM reprocessing of about 1668sq km of 3D seismic data in the Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. The project comprises broadband PSDM reprocessing of the Western portion of the existing Foxhound 3D Seismic Survey…

Quadrant completes Phoenix South-2 operations

Jan 16, 2017

Operations at the Phoenix South-2 well have been safely completed and the rig has now left the drilling location, said Carnarvon Petroleum. The well drilled an estimated 39m hydrocarbon-bearing zone between approximately 5176-5215m with…

Mitra changes name to Jadestone Energy

Dec 07, 2016

Mitra Energy has changed its name to Jadestone Energy, effective immediately.  'We are moving in a new direction and we want to be defined by our actions in the years ahead rather than by the past,” said Paul Blakeley, executive chairman…

Genesis increases Kupe stake

Nov 16, 2016

New Zealand Oil & Gas has reached agreement to sell its 15% interest in the Kupe gas and light oil fields and production station to Genesis Energy for US$119 million (NZ$168 million), offshore New Zealand. The effective date of the transaction…

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