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Siem Offshore's AHTS Vessels Win Work in Australia

Jul 26, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has secured a medium-term contract for two AHTS vessels.Siem Offshore said Tuesday that the contracts were for its 2010-built Siem Aquamarine and 2011-built Siem Amethyst AHTS vessels.The company did not say who the client was exactly…

Transocean's Fleet Status Report: $1.2 Billion in Offshore Drilling Contracts Secured

Jul 20, 2023

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean said Wednesday it had recently secured contracts and contract extensions worth $1.2 billion in total.In its fleet status report, the company said that contracts had been secured for seven drilling rigs…

Woodside Misses Q2 Revenue Estimate but Sticks to Guidance

Jul 18, 2023

Australian No.1 oil and gas producer Woodside Energy said second-quarter sales tumbled due to weaker commodity prices and maintenance work, missing analyst forecasts, although its shares rose as it stuck to longer-term production guidance.Oil…

Australian Gov't Says Hunter Area Suitable of Offshore Wind Farms

Jul 13, 2023

The Australian Government has declared an area in the Pacific Ocean off the Hunter, New South Wales (NSW) as suitable for future offshore wind development.The announcement follows the declaration of Gippsland off the Victorian coast and will improve energy security…

McDermott Chosen for Offshore Decommissioning Work in Australia

Jul 10, 2023

Offshore energy industry services provider McDermott has secured a contract for offshore decommissioning work in Australia with the oil and gas firm Woodside Energy.The contract calls for the complete removal of the Stybarrow disconnectable…

Ocean Winds Pushes to Develop Offshore Wind Farms in Australia

Jul 04, 2023

Ocean Winds, a joint venture between Portugal's main utility EDP  and French company Engie, said on Tuesday it had lodged applications with the Australian government to develop offshore wind farms off the coast of Victoria.The JV, which participated…

Transocean Secures 16-Well Contract for Transocean Equinox Rig in Australia

Jun 29, 2023

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured a 16-well contract for the Transocean Equinox semi-submersible drilling rig in Australia for a consortium of four operators. The 380-day campaign contributes approximately $184 million in backlog…

Australia Readies for Offshore Wind Industry in Southern Ocean

Jun 28, 2023

The Australian Government has opened consultation on a new offshore wind zone in the Southern Ocean.The 5,100 square kilometre area stretches from Warrnambool in Victoria to Port MacDonnell in South Australia. It includes Portland, which is…

TechnipFMC Signs 20-Year Agreement with Chevron Australia

Jun 19, 2023

TechnipFMC has signed a 20-year framework agreement with Chevron Australia under which TechnipFMC may provide Subsea 2.0 configure-to-order subsea production systems for gas field developments off Australia’s northwest coast.The agreement covers the supply of wellheads…

Copenhagen Energy's Offshore Wind Project Gets Support from W. Australia Gov't

Jun 15, 2023

Danish renewable energy firm Copenhagen Energy has received support from the Western Australia Government as it progresses plans for its Leeuwin Offshore Wind Farm project.The project has been awarded Lead Agency status by the Department of Jobs…

Pilot Energy and KNCC Partner to Store CO2 Offshore Australia

Jun 15, 2023

Australian oil and gas company Pilot Energy and Norway's Knutsen NYK Carbon Carriers (KNCC) have entered into a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on offering an integrated solution for marine transportation and offshore injection of CO2 at the Cliff Head CCS Project…

First Gas from Gorgon Stage Two Development

Jun 07, 2023

Chevron Australia and the Gorgon Joint Venture Participants have announced the production of first gas from the Gorgon Stage Two development off the northwest coast of Western Australia.The development expands the existing subsea gas gathering network of the Gorgon Project…

New Zealand: MN1 Offshore Well Restarts Oil Production After Year-Long Shutdown

Jun 05, 2023

The MN1 oil production well at the OMV-operated Maari/Manaia field offshore New Zealand has restarted production after having been offline since May 2022.Cue Energy, a partner in the Maari Joint venture, on Friday, announced the successful repair of the well…

Consortium Proposes 2.5 GW Offshore Wind Farm in Bass Strait, Australia

Jun 02, 2023

A consortium comprising Mainstream Renewable Power, Reventus Power, AGL, and DIRECT Infrastructure has submitted a feasibility license application for a 2.5 GW offshore wind development off the coast of Victoria, Australia.The area in the Bass Strait off Gippsland…

Offshore Worker Dies in Incident on Woodside's North Rankin Complex

Jun 02, 2023

An employee of one of Woodside’s contractor companies on the Woodside-operated offshore North Rankin Complex died in an incident that occurred at approximately 12.00pm AWST Friday.The incident occurred during work activity being carried out at the North Rankin Complex…

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