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Inpex Eyes Australia Expansion

Sep 13, 2019

Inpex Corp, Japan's top oil and gas company, wants to expand in Australia at its Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant and through potential acquisitions, as part of a plan to become a major regional gas company, its Australian boss said.'In Australia our focus is on fully utilizing our Ichthys LNG facilities while creating a solid base for future expansion,' Inpex's president director for Australia…

Woodside Looks to Sell Gas Assets

Sep 10, 2019

Australian oil and gas producer Woodside is seeking to reduce its stakes in the Scarborough gas field at home and in Canada's Kitimat liquefied natural gas (LNG) project to cut its capital exposure, its chief executive told Reuters on Tuesday…

Xodus Hires Rivers

Sep 10, 2019

Energy consultancy Xodus Group said it has appointed Stephen Rivers as Subsea & Pipelines Manager for Asia-Pacific as the company targets strategic growth and new projects in the region. He will be based in in Perth, Australia.Rivers’ previous…

Australia Beats 2020 Clean Energy Target

Sep 04, 2019

Australia has met its 2020 target for generating electricity from large-scale renewable energy a year ahead of plan, the Australian Clean Energy Regulator said, despite there being a slowdown in investment in wind and solar power.The target…

ADNOC Logistics Joins LNG MFI

Aug 28, 2019

The LNG Marine Fuel Institute, a non for profit organization based in Perth,  announced the membership of ADNOC Logistics & Services with the growing coalition of companies committed to Australian LNG is the primary marine fuel in transition to carbon free shipping…

China Bank Supports Hoegh LNG for New FRSU

Aug 28, 2019

Hoegh LNG on its first ever sale and leaseback deal with China Construction Bank Financial Leasing (CCBFL) for its tenth Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU), the Hoegh Galleon, which was delivered yesterday (August 27) and has been taken back on charter by Hoegh LNG for twelve years…

Scotland to Power Ferries with Hydrogen

Aug 27, 2019

Ferries serving the Western Isles and West Coast of Scotland could soon be powered by hydrogen generated from onshore island wind power, according to a newly published feasibility study.The Scottish Western Isles Ferry Transport Using Hydrogen (SWIFTH2) project…

Woodside Starts Production at Greater Enfield Project

Aug 25, 2019

Oil and gas explorer Woodside Petroleum said it started producing oil from the $1.9 billion Greater Enfield project off western Australia on Sunday.Reuters reported last month that commissioning activities at the field had started.Production…

GoM Lease Fetches $159mln in High Bids

Aug 23, 2019

Gulf of Mexico (GoM) Lease Sale 253 in New Orleans generated over $159 million in high bids for 151 tracts covering 835,000 acres in federal waters.Twenty-seven companies participated in the lease sale, submitting approximately $175 million in bids…

Santos Profit Soars

Aug 22, 2019

Australia's No.2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd on Thursday posted a 89% jump in half-year profit, boosted by its acquisition of Quadrant Energy and strong output from its Cooper Basin fields in South Australia.Santos acquired Quadrant Energy last year in a $2…

Woodside to Implement Schlumberger's DELFI

Aug 20, 2019

Australia's largest oil and gas operator Woodside Energy will leverage Schlumberger's DELFI cognitive cloud-based software environment in an effort to increase consistency, reduce study cycle time and foster innovation in its subsurface characterization and development activities…

Oil Search on Tenterhooks over Total's PNG Gas Deal

Aug 20, 2019

Oil Search warned on Tuesday that costs for a $13 billion plan to double gas exports from Papua New Guinea could rise if talks on a gas agreement between the government and Total SA drag on beyond next week.Australia-listed Oil Search is a partner…

Empyrean Energy to Spud Well in Indonesia

Aug 20, 2019

Australia's Empyrean Energy provided an operational update in relation to the upcoming drilling campaign in the Duyung PSC in the West Natuna basin, offshore Indonesia, in which Empyrean holds an 8.5% interest.The oil and gas development company with interests in China…

July: Earth's Hottest Month Ever Recorded

Aug 16, 2019

According to the latest monthly climate report from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), July 2019 was hottest month on record for the planet and Polar sea ice melted to record lows.Much of the planet sweltered in unprecedented heat in July…

Woodside Begins Greater Enfield Project

Aug 16, 2019

Australian energy giant Woodside has announced in a press release that it will produce first oil from its Greater Enfield project located offshore Australia this month.'We expect first oil from the Greater Enfield reservoirs in August 2019. The delivery of the Greater Enfield Project…

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