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Woodside Hires DOF for Enfield Field Xmas Trees Retrieval

Mar 24, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside has awarded subsea services firm DOF Subsea Australia a contract for subsea services and the retrieval of subsea Xmas trees from the Enfield field, offshore Australia.DOF said that the project would involve the recovery of 18 Subsea XTrees…

Indigenous Australians Ask S. Korea Court to Block Loans to $3.6B Offshore Gas Project

Mar 24, 2022

A group of Indigenous Australians has gone to court in South Korea seeking to block the country's export credit agencies from funding a deep-sea gas pipeline for the $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.People from the Tiwi…

Fortescue Future Industries Buys PSV from MMA Offshore for Green Ammonia Conversion

Mar 23, 2022

Australian offshore vessel owner MMA Offshore has completed the sale of the vessel “MMA Leveque” to a subsidiary of Fortescue Future Industries (“FFI”) for US$7.75M.FFI plans to convert the 74.87 meters long platform supply vessel to dual fuel…

Santos Makes Significant Oil Discovery at Pavo Well Offshore Australia

Mar 23, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has made a 'significant' oil discovery at Pavo-1 exploration well, 46 kilometers east of the Dorado field in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia.According to Santos, the well was drilled on…

Shell Gets Approval to Restart Production from Prelude FLNG

Mar 21, 2022

Australia's offshore petroleum watchdog has cleared the way for Shell to restart its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) site off northwestern Australia after a power outage forced a shutdown in December.Shell has given no timeframe for when production will resume at the 3…

Australia: ExxonMobil Investing $295M to Boost Gas Production from Gippsland Basin Assets

Mar 17, 2022

ExxonMobil's Australian subsidiary Esso Australia has made a final investment decision to develop additional gas from the Gippsland Basin Kipper offshore field in Australia's Bass Strait.The company said the move would 'help secure much-needed supply for the Australian domestic market…

Offshore Wind Industry Coming to Australian Waters

Mar 11, 2022

Offshore wind is playing an important role in Europe’s shift to renewables. Australia’s excellent offshore resources now look like they are going to contribute to our own energy transition. Last week, the Victorian government announced ambitious…

McDermott Wraps Bayu Undan Field Infill Work

Mar 10, 2022

Offshore services firm McDermott International said Thursday it had recently completed work under its first subsea, engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract with Australia's oil and gas firm Santos for the Bayu-Undan Infill Well Phase 3C Project in the Timor Sea…

AGR Assists Emperor Energy with Preps for Judith Well Drilling (Australia)

Mar 10, 2022

AGR’s Well Management division has secured a new contract, of an undisclosed value, with Emperor Energy on its Judith-2 appraisal well off the coast of Victoria, Australia.'AGR’s Well Management experts in Perth will progress the preparation…

Australia's Victoria State Sets 9GW Offshore Wind Target by 2040

Mar 04, 2022

Australia's Victoria state on Friday set targets of at least 2 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power by 2032, and 9 GW by 2040, setting up ambitious goals to help fill a gap in power supply as coal-fired plants shut down.Australia, heavily dependent on coal-fired power…

Australia's Macquarie to Launch Offshore Wind Power Business

Mar 03, 2022

Australian financial conglomerate Macquarie Group's green investment unit said on Thursday it would launch an offshore wind energy business, with operations set to start in April.The new business, Corio Generation, will be part of Macquarie's…

Jadestone Energy Resumes Full Output from Montara (Australia)

Mar 02, 2022

Jadestone Energy said Wednesday it had resumed full production at the Montara project offshore Australia.Montara production had in recent weeks been running at reduced rates following an engine failure in the gas reinjection compressor.  'The engine has been replaced and gas lift reinstated…

Cyclone Threat: Santos Removing Workers from Noble Tom Prosser Rig

Feb 28, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos is downmanning the Noble Tom Prosser rig, used for Pavo-1 well drilling off W. Australia, due to a cyclone threat, Carnarvon Energy, Santos partner in the project said  The well is being secured and the…

PHI International to Provide Crew Transfer Services for Woodside's Scarborough Project

Feb 23, 2022

Offshore helicopter operator PHI International (PHI) has said it has won 'a significant' aviation services contract with Woodside, as an operator for and on behalf of the Scarborough Joint Venture, in Western Australia. The contract will see PHI transporting personnel from Learmonth Airport…

Woodside Profit Hits Seven-year High

Feb 17, 2022

Soaring oil and gas prices and cost savings helped Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd (WPL.AX) report profits in 2021 more than tripled to a seven-year high, prompting the firm to reward shareholders with a fatter than expected dividend.Shares…

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