Doris Engineering Australia has been awarded contracts with Tier 2 oil and gas operators based in Perth.
Shell’s first shipment of liquified natural gas (LNG) from the Prelude floating LNG facility offshore Western Australia has set sail.
Woodside Energy has extended the gas turnaround at its Pluto LNG facility in Western Australia, with restart of production now targeted for the end of June.
The Queensland Government has increased the rate of royalty taxes on petroleum by 25 per cent as part of its 2019 state budget.
Santos has revealed the Dorado-2 appraisal well has confirmed a major oil and gas resource in the Bedout Basin, offshore Western Australia.
Cooper Energy is continuing to grow its gas contract portfolio with the announcement of a new supply agreement with AGL Energy.
Liquified natural gas (LNG) now dominates Australia’s petroleum production due to high demand from Asia, according to energy advisory firm EnergyQuest.
The Queensland Government has continued to drive national gas policy, awarding companies permission to explore energy rich land in the state.
Perth is the only Australian city to be admitted into the World Energy Cities Partnership, which signifies Western Australia’s continual growth as a world energy leader.
Valmec has been awarded a contract with Jemena for facility construction works at the Atlas gas project in South West Queensland.
Woodside Petroleum has awarded four contracts for front-end engineering design activities for the proposed Scarborough gas project in Western Australia.
Alcoa has secured gas supply agreements with three leading producers that will cover 25 per cent of its requirements in Western Australia from 2020.
The Western Australian Government has banned hydraulic fracturing over 98 per cent of the state, with traditional owners and farmers having the right to say no to fracking production for the first time.
New figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have reported that the mining industry contributed 8.8 per cent of Australia’s gross value in 2017–18, a figure around 87 per cent higher than 1994–95 levels (4.7 per cent).
BHP has finalised the sale of its Fayetteville onshore gas assets in Arkansas to MMGJ Hugoton III for $US300 million ($415.3 million).
Valmec has won new services and construction contracts in the gas and infrastructure sectors worth more than $14 million.
United States oil and gas giant Harbour Energy has increased its takeover offer for Santos by $US480 million ($650 million).
The Beetaloo Sub-basin in the Northern Territory has been selected as the third and final region to be assessed by the Geological and Bioregional Assessment Program, a decision made following the move to lift the territory’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
Santos has completed commissioning and start-up of the Scotia CF1 project in Queensland ahead of schedule and under budget, with initial full field production exceeding 40TJ of gas a day.
The Northern Territory has ended its ban on fracking. Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announced the NT Government had accepted all 135 recommendations of an independent fracking inquiry.