Projects Offshore

Rig secured for Dorado-1


Quadrant Northwest has signed a contract with ENSCO Australia to drill the Dorado-1 exploration well in WA-437-P in the North West Shelf, offshore Western Australia.

Privately owned Australian company, Western Gas, has acquired 100 per cent of the Equus Gas Project on the North West Shelf, offshore Western Australia.

The INPEX–operated Ichthys LNG Project has initiated the start-up of its gas turbine generators at its onshore power plant near Darwin, Northern Territory.

Timor Leste (East Timor) is insisting that gas from the Greater Sunrise gas field be piped to its shore, according to The Australian.

Carnarvon wins Bonaparte permit


Carnarvon Petroleum has been awarded the AC/P62 permit within the Southern Vulcan Sub-basin of the highly prospective Bonaparte Basin on Western Australia’s North West Shelf.

Orbost Gas Plant deal completed


Cooper Energy and APA Group have completed the transaction which will see APA acquire, upgrade and operate the Orbost Gas Plant in Victoria.

Chevron Australia’s first shipment of LNG has departed from the Wheatstone Project, offshore Western Australia, destined for delivery to JERA in Japan.

EnerMech has been awarded a five-year contract for hose and hose fittings supply and services for Shell’s Prelude FLNG Facility in Western Australia.

Chevron Australia has started producing LNG at its Wheatstone Project, offshore Western Australia, with the first cargo on track to be shipped in the coming weeks.

Gateway to Asia


Landbridge Group’s agreement with the Northern Territory Government to lease the Port of Darwin has been flagged as a significant deal that will see millions of dollars fed into revitalising...

Lessons to be learned from cost overruns


While Australia’s LNG projects have faced various delays and cost overruns, compared with other megaprojects these have been relatively minor for Queensland’s three LNG projects. University of Queensland Associate Professor...

Protecting a sustainable future for the oil and gas sector


Many readers of Gas Today and attendees of the 2014 APPEA Conference will be aware that 21 vessel operator employers, all of...

Prelude to a revolution in LNG


With construction underway on the Shell Prelude Floating LNG Project, Shell shares with Gas Today the key developments in bringing this world-first technology to life, and what its realisation will...

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