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Subsea Integration Alliance Wins Esso Contract

Jan 17, 2019

Exxon Mobil subsidiary Esso Australia Pty Ltd. awarded integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contracts to Subsea Integration Alliance, which comprises OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company…

Woodside Awards Scarborough FEED Contracts

Jan 16, 2019

Australian independent oil and gas company Woodside said Wednesday it has awarded four contracts for front-end engineering design (FEED) activities for the proposed US$11 billion Scarborough Project offshore Western Australia.Each contract was…

Maersk Supply Service Secures Work in Australia

Jan 09, 2019

Maersk Supply Service announced Wednesday it has lined up work for two anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels in support of a drilling program offshore Australia.Under a contract awarded by Chevron Australia, the vessels Maersk Mariner and Maersk Master will provide towing…

OMV Buys Shell's NZ Assets

Dec 28, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell plc announced Friday it has completed the sale of its New Zealand upstream oil and gas assets, marking the supermajor's exit from the Oceania country.The $578 million sale to Austrian integrated oil and gas company OMV includes the Māui…

Woodside Enters FEED for Pluto Train 2

Dec 27, 2018

Australia's largest independent oil and gas company Woodside said it has awarded a contract to Bechtel (Western Australia) Pty Ltd to undertake front-end engineering design (FEED) for its proposed brownfield expansion of existing Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities…

Prelude FLNG Starts Production in Australia

Dec 26, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell said on Wednesday it has begun output at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility in Australia, the world's largest floating production structure and the last of a wave of eight LNG projects built in the country over the last decade…

Total Sells 4% of Ichthys to Inpex for $1.6 Bln

Dec 13, 2018

French energy company Total said it has agreed to sell a 4 percent stake in its Australian Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) project to Japanese partner Inpex for $1.6 billion, following cost overruns.'This transaction is part of our constant portfolio review to optimize our capital allocation…

Exxon, BHP to Develop West Barracouta Gas Field

Dec 13, 2018

ExxonMobil Corp and the world's top miner BHP Billiton said on Thursday they approved development of the West Barracouta gas field in the Gippsland Basin in Australia, to bring fresh gas to Australian domestic markets.Exxon said the project…

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…

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