Projects Pipelines

PNG expansion on the cards


Oil Search, ExxonMobil and Total have identified the potential for up to three extra LNG trains in Papua New Guinea (PNG) following recent meetings.

Following yesterday’s announcement of a $2.5 billion fundraising scheme for a majority stake in the Scarborough gas field, Woodside is looking to expand its LNG presence.

Origin Energy plans to cut 650 jobs after it completes the $1.6 billion sale of its non-core oil and gas assets arm, Lattice Energy, to Beach Energy.

As operator of two of the four licences that will comprise the Western Province gas aggregation scheme, Horizon Oil has progressed planning for the proposed Western LNG Project in Papua New Guinea.

Oil Search smashes records


Oil Search’s December 2017 quarterly report has revealed that it has broken a company production record.

Mira begins production


Comet Ridge’s Mira Pilot Scheme in ATP 1191 in the Mahalo Block in central Queensland has begun producing gas for Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG).

Valmec Limited has secured new turnkey construction contracts in the gas and resources sectors, notably pipeline work in Western Australia and Queensland.

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.

Engineering pipeline innovation in the west


As part of the Chevron-operated Gorgon Project in Western Australia, the Jansz-Io subsea pipeline development tested the limits of design and construction. The pipeline, which accesses the Jansz-Io field, is...

McConnell Dowell completes NT pipeline and facilities work


A critical part of developing the Northern Territory’s gas infrastructure network has been connecting the Ichthys Project to existing gas facilities in the Territory.

A new age for contractors


Born and bred in Melbourne, Scott Cummins has travelled the world for the past 30 years as an executive for a world-leading offshore services provider. Now, he has returned to...

Lighting up the north


Gas operator Jemena closed 2015 with a bang, cinching the coveted operator contract for the 626 km Northern Gas Pipeline, one of the biggest gas infrastructure projects in recent history....

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