Gabrielle O'Hagan

Otway Gas

Athena Gas Plant experiences setback

Cooper Energy has provided an update on its operations in the Gippsland, Otway and Cooper Basins, with the Athena Gas Plant showing a decrease in processing rates. Otway Basin Due to a mechanical failure that resulted in a two-day plant shutdown, the Athena Gas Plant has shown a 19 per cent decrease in its average …
Ichthys gas project

NOPSEMA approves EP for Ichthys project

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has approved INPEX‘s environmental plan (EP) for the Ichthys project, allowing the offshore facility to continue its operations and conduct maintenance activities. The EP, which was submitted by INPEX in August 2021, is the first five-year revision of project’s the operation. Now that it has …
Kanga-1 well

Drilling of Kanga-1 well to commence

The Diamond Offshore Ocean Apex semi-submersible drilling rig has mobilised to the Kanga-1 well, Finder Energy has announced. Drilling of the Kanga-1 well is expected to commence over the weekend. If no issues are encountered, it will take around 25 days to complete, and will reach a total depth of 3,300 metres. Located in the …
CCS pilot program

Woodside, EMRC collaborate on carbon re-use project

Woodside Energy will action a carbon-to-products pilot project in collaboration with the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC). The project will involve greenhouse gases, including methane and carbon dioxide, recycled into useful products such as ethanol. This process will utilise technologies developed by ReCarbon and LanzaTech, two US-based companies. By integrating these technologies, the project will …
Pavo-1 well

Pavo-1 oil discovery to support Dorado project

The large quantity of light oil at the Pavo-1 well will be a key factor in mobilising the Dorado project, Carnarvon Energy announced. Adrian Cook, the managing director and CEO of Carnarvon said the company reported a little over a month ago that the Pavo-1 well is another stellar exploration success in Carnarvon’s history in …
New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG)

NZOG to raise equity by up to $22 million

New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) has entered agreed to a 1-for-2.7625 renounceable rights offer at $NZ0.42 per share, which will raise the ASX-listed company’s equity by $NZ25 million ($22,880,112). This increase in capital will allow NZOG to take part in explorations and produce assets in Australia and New Zealand by investing in growth projects. …
hydrogen

ECT enters JVA over COLDry project

Environmental Clean Technologies (ECT) has entered into a binding joint venture agreement (JVA) with GrapheneX to support the ECT’s COLDry project in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. The COLDry project aims to produce commercially viable, net-zero hydrogen and electricity via a fully integrated supply chain solution. The JVA with GrapheneX will enable ECT to enter the second …
green hydrogen plant

WA set for green hydrogen plant

A feasibility study for a green hydrogen plant in the City of Cockburn, Western Australia, has been completed with promising results. The study, which was awarded $149,000 from the McGowan government’s Renewable Hydrogen Fund, investigated whether green hydrogen could be used to replace Cockburn’s use of fossil fuels. The report indicates that this would be …
LNG

Demand for LNG drops in North Asia

The Australian LNG Monthly report from EnergyQuest has shown a drop in LNG demand from North Asia, Australia’s major market, during March 2022. Outline in the report, there was a 17.7 per cent decrease in demand from North Asia in February, and this downward trend continued into March, with Australian deliveries to China dropping by …
Bucher provides HFCV trucks

Pure Hydrogen enters PSA with Bucher

Australian clean energy company Pure Hydrogen has entered into a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) with Bucher Municipal (Bucher), a developer and manufacturer of sustainable machinery and systems. The PSA will see the two companies collaborate in a new initiative to manage waste collection in Australia. From 1 July 2022, Bucher will supply Pure Hydrogen with …