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Japan hydrogen export study begins

 ARENA has announced up to $2.17 million in funding to Stanwell Corporation to complete a feasibility study for a proposed hydrogen export project located in Gladstone, Queensland. A key challenge of producing cost-competitive green hydrogen by electrolysis is the high capital costs of equipment. Large export-scale projects have the potential to improve cost competitiveness due to economies … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
Seablue-1 exploration well

Advent further sources Seablue-1 equipment

BPH Energy has advised that Advent Energy’s subsidiary Asset Energy has issued a letter of intent to Oil States Industries for the provision of conductor and surface casing and associated services for the planned Seablue-1 exploration well, NSW. The well is planned to be drilled in 125 metres of water 26km offshore and 30km SSE … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
ARENA

ARENA invests in Australia’s net zero future

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has launched its new investment plan that sets out how it will support technological innovation that will underpin Australia’s shift to net zero emissions. In line with the Australian Government’s Low Emission Technology Roadmap, under the new investment strategy, ARENA funding will be directed towards projects that commercialise clean … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>

Gas

Dorado Project

Sembcorp secures Dorado project contract

Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters has secured a contract from Altera Infrastructure GP LLC, to undertake the front-end engineering design (FEED) work for the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility for the Dorado project. Located offshore Western Australia, Dorado is an integrated oil and gas project which is expected to have an initial oil … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
Bayu-Undan Field

Santos, Timor-Leste enter Bayu-Undan CCS agreement

Santos, as operator of the Bayu-Undan joint venture, has signed an agreement with the Timor-Leste regulator Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (ANPM) to progress carbon capture and storage (CCS) at Bayu-Undan in the Timor Sea. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) details the areas the Bayu-Undan JV and the ANPM, with the support of the … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>

Oil

NOPSEMA awards approval for Jadestone’s NT well

Jadestone Energy has secured approval from the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to drill development well H6 in permit area AC/L7, in the Montrara field Northern Territory. The Montara field lies 690km east of Darwin in a water depth of 80m, 621km NNE of Broome and 147km from Ashmore Reef in … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
Beach Energy

Beach to survey Bass Strait leases

The national petroleum regulator has given Beach Energy the green light to undertake the Prion 3D marine seismic survey (MSS) over retention leases T/RL2, T/RL4 and T/RL5 in the Bass Strait. The purpose of the Prion 3DMSS is to acquire geophysical data to gain deeper knowledge of the subsurface geology in order to identify commercially … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>

Hydrogen

HyStation company

Woodside joins initiative to drive South Korean hydrogen bus

Woodside has joined five parties to establish the HyStation company, which aims to construct and operate hydrogen refuelling stations to service public transport bus fleets in South Korea. Woodside is the only foreign direct investor in HyStation from the energy sector, joining South Korean state-owned gas company KOGAS, Hydrogenic Energy Fund, Samsung C&T, Industrial Bank … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
APA Group

WA Gov backs APA hydrogen pipeline

APA Group has received a $300,000 boost for its world-leading hydrogen research in Western Australia. The company’s research proposes to test the ability of 43-kilometres of Parmelia Gas Pipeline to carry up to 100 per cent hydrogen. Following promising results from the first phase of testing, the WA Government has awarded funding for the project under … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>

People and Policy

Santos Oil Search

Santos, Oil Search confirm merge

Santos and Oil Search have confirmed that they have entered into a merger implementation deed, which will see the two companies become one entity. This follow both companies successfully completing reciprocal confirmatory due diligence, which commenced on August 6, 2021. Under the terms of the merger, Oil Search shareholders will receive 0.6275 new Santos shares … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Armour Energy has appointed Jeff Schrull as McArthur Oil & Gas’ new chief executive officer, following it receiving approval form the Northern Territory Department of Investment, Tourism and Trade (DITT) last month to transfer the NT exploration permits into McArthur NT. Jeff Schrull, McArthur Oil & Gas CEO: Armour Energy has appointed Jeff Schrull as … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
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APA Group

APA secures gas transportation service with Senex

APA Group has reached agreement on a new gas transportation service with Senex Energy for the delivery of gas through APA’s Wallumbilla Gas Hub, South West Queensland Pipeline and Carpentaria Gas Pipeline to APA’s Diamantina Power Station in Mount Isa. The gas transportation service, which will commence on January 1, 2022, reinforces the critical role … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
Sasanof

Western Gas secures funding for Sasanof-1

Western Gas has reached an agreement with Global Oil and Gas (GLV) to fund 50 per cent of the drilling costs for the Sasanof-1 exploration well, offshore Western Australia. The Sasanof-1 exploration well is in WA-519-P in Commonwealth waters about 207 km northwest of Onslow, and is scheduled to drill in the first quarter of … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
Ichthys Field

INPEX puts forward plans to assess Ichthys pipeline

The national petroleum offshore regulator is assessing INPEX’s environment plan (EP) for Ichthys Field development in WA-50-L, offshore Western Australia, for plans to insert an inline pipping tool to assess the internal walls of the gas export pipeline (GEP). The Ichthys Field consists of a central processing facility (CPF) and interlinked floating production, storage, and … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
Mid-West Geothermal Power project

Strike to convert geothermal acreage to exploration permit

Strike Energy has retrieved data from 12 heat needles deployed across its geothermal acreage in the Perth Basin to map thermal gradients as part of the Mid-West Geothermal Power project. The data is currently being processed by Graeme Beardsmore at Hot Dry Rocks. On completion of this activity the data will be integrated into Strike’s … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>

Woodside, Greening Australia extend partnership for lower-carbon future

Woodside and Greening Australia have built on their existing relationship by signing an agreement to source and lease portions of farmland in Western Australia for integrated native tree planting projects. In the first year of the new initiative, Woodside and Greening Australia will target up to 7500 hectares within areas of the Wheatbelt and South … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>