Projects Offshore

Exxonmobil considering LNG imports


ExxonMobil is the latest player to consider LNG imports to Australia’s east coast to help alleviate an expected gas shortage in 2021.

The Barossa-Caldita Joint Venture has made progress on the front end engineering and design (FEED) phase of the Barossa offshore project with the award of three major engineering contracts.

Chevron Australia has begun LNG production from the second train at the Wheatstone Project, located 12 km west of Onslow in Western Australia.

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has called for gas from the offshore Browse and Scarborough gas fields to be processed onshore.

Sole-3 reservoir complete


Cooper Energy has drilled the Sole-3 gas well to a total depth (TD) and intersected the reservoir, recording gas observations consistent with pre-drill expectations.

Gorgon modifications complete


Chevron has safely completed modifications on its Gorgon LNG Project Train 2, which was shut down in early May.

Quadrant Energy and Carnarvon Petroleum have commenced drilling at the Dorado-1 well in WA-437-P in the Roebuck Basin, offshore Western Australia.

Cooper Energy’s drilling operations at its Sole Gas Project in VIC/L32 in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Victoria, have been hit by heavy weather.

Woodside CEO Peter Coleman has told the companies interested in the proposed Trans Carnarvon Trunkline that the time to talk has passed, saying a deal has to be reached sooner rather than later.

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Prelude to a revolution in LNG


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