- Design phase for WA gas project announced
The design competition phase for the Waitsia gas project in the northern Perth Basin has been given the green light. Starting immediately, the competition for the project facilities will include a gas plant capable of processing 100 TJ/d, carbon dioxide extraction, collection hubs and flow lines. The approach will allow the joint venture to establish … Continue reading Design phase for WA gas project announced
- Statoil to begin Great Australian Bight drilling
Statoil has been granted regulatory approval to revive exploration in the Great Australian Bight after signing a swap agreement with BP. The Norwegian company will take over two permits off Australia’s southern coastline to drill an exploration well before the end of October 2019. The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) has approved the transfer, … Continue reading Statoil to begin Great Australian Bight drilling
- Debunking Myths: Performance Facts About Mechanical Joining
A new mechanical joining solution from Victaulic offers outstanding performance capabilities for high density polyethylene pipes High density polyethylene (HDPE) is light-weight, corrosion-resistant, flexible, long-lasting and economical, so it’s an ideal material for underground buried and outdoor exposed pipelines. While HDPE poly has been available for over 50 years, recent adoption of the piping material … Continue reading Debunking Myths: Performance Facts About Mechanical Joining
- AGL announces development of $295m gas-fired power station
AGL has announced plans to invest $295 million to develop a 210mW gas-fired power station alongside the company’s Torrens Island plant, near Adelaide. Construction of the Barker Inlet power station is scheduled to begin later this year, with full operation expected to be underway in early 2019. “Our decision to move ahead with this development reflects … Continue reading AGL announces development of $295m gas-fired power station
- Australian energy explorer to invest in California gas discovery
Magnum Gas and Power has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Gasfields LLC to farm in to the Tulainyo high-pressure gas project in California’s Sacramento Basin. The Australian-based energy and gas exploration company will have to invest US$3.4million (A$4.57 million) into Gasfields, to pay for the initial farm-in well and equates to a 60 … Continue reading Australian energy explorer to invest in California gas discovery
- LNG company ends funding in QLD gas project
Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) will no longer fund maintenance for Queensland’s Fisherman’s Landing LNG (FLLNG) project, it has announced. Following a review of its asset portfolio, the Australian company has relinquished the site to the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of LNGL. “The closure of the FLLNG project was not an easy decision … Continue reading LNG company ends funding in QLD gas project
- Parliament to consider plans for cleaner coal-fired power plants
Changes to federal legislation to allow investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology could see coal-fired power plants use cleaner energy. Energy minister Josh Frydenberg has announced the move, which will allow the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to fund “clean coal” projects. CCS involves capturing carbon dioxide from a power plant and storing … Continue reading Parliament to consider plans for cleaner coal-fired power plants
- Oil Search to farm-in to PNG exploration project
Sydney-based Oil Search has bought a 30 per cent stake in five licences in the emerging Eastern Foldbelt region of the onshore Papuan Gulf Basin. The company has made an agreement with US oil giant, ExxonMobil, to undertake a seismic acquisition programme into early 2018, which will include exploration and drilling “Prior to our proposed … Continue reading Oil Search to farm-in to PNG exploration project
- How Better Environmental Monitoring Can Boost Efficiency For Oil And Gas Producers
Throughout the world, oil and gas companies are under growing pressure to boost the efficiency of their operations. Taking an eye off the ball for even a short period can make a once profitable project unviable. The challenge stems from fluctuating customer demand and shifting commodity prices. Large capital investments made years ago need to … Continue reading How Better Environmental Monitoring Can Boost Efficiency For Oil And Gas Producers
- Elbow flow conditioner for accurate measurement
The Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner has been released, which removes swirl to provide accurate flow measurement.
- Real Energy, Santos sign Windorah gas project MoU
Real Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Santos Energy to enable raw gas from Real’s Windorah gas project to be processed into sale gas and supplied to the east Australian gas market.
- Monadelphous wins long-term Ichthys LNG contract
Monadelphous has been awarded a long-term maintenance services contract at INPEX’s Ichthys LNG project offshore Western Australia.
- Arrow to award FEED contract for Surat Basin expansion
Arrow Energy plans to double the production capacity of its Tipton gas project in Queensland amid an east-coast gas shortage.
- ExxonMobil completes Longford Gas Conditioning plant
Gas supply in Australia’s east coast will receive a boost after ExxonMobil Australia completed the Longford Gas Conditioning Plant in Victoria on Sunday.
- Coates to depart as Santos chairman
Santos chairman Peter Coates has announced his intention to step down from his role at the Australian oil and gas company in the coming months.
- Northern Territory gas pipeline reaches next milestone
More jobs in the Northern Territory’s resources sector are on the away after the government granted Australian energy company Jemena a pipeline licence for the Northern Gas Pipeline project.
- Australian technology designed to help solve gas crisis
A new Australian-developed technology could make an important contribution to solving the country’s gas crisis by improving production rates and removing many of the environmental impacts associated with traditional fracking, according to the technology’s licensee, V2H Australia.
- Third train starts at Gorgon LNG
Chevron has launched production from the third train at the Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project off the northwest coast of Western Australia.
- Origin, ENGIE partner to lift gas supply in SA
Origin Energy has signed two agreements with ENGIE that are set to increase gas supply and energy security in South Australia.
- Schlumberger to enter joint venture with Weatherford
Schlumberger has partnered with oilfield service company Weatherford to form OneStim, a joint venture to deliver unconventional resources services to Northern American land markets.