Molly Hancock

Pyrenees field development

BHP progresses phase 4 of Pyrenees field development

BHP has been given the green light to undertake infill development drilling activities at the Crosby South Well Centres and at the Stickle Well Centre within production licence area WA-42-L, offshore Western Australia. The proposed activities are located approximately 13 km outside the northern boundary of the Ningaloo Marine Park. The proposed petroleum activity represents …
Kanga-1 well

Finder Energy makes drilling progress at Kanga-1

The Diamond Offshore Ocean Apex semi-submersible drilling rig has drilled the intermediate 7.5-inch hole section of Finder Energy’s Kanga-1 well. The company advised that it reach 2075 mRT1 and the 12 3/8-inch casing had been run through the Western Australian offshore well. The 12 ¼-inch hole section will now be drilled to around 3128 m …

$50 million to develop NSW energy technology

The Morrison Government will invest $50 million to create a new business and research partnership with the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the University of Newcastle (UoN), creating 1600 jobs over the next four years. UNSW and UoN will work with 27 industry partners, including 23 small businesses, to develop world-leading technology in solar, …
green hydrogen

Qld signs hydrogen agreement with European port

Queensland is powering ahead in the new global renewable energy era, taking another significant step towards exporting green hydrogen to Europe’s largest port. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said a memorandum of understanding has now been signed with the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands to collaborate on opportunities to develop …
NOPSEMA expands to offshore infrastructure

Woodside’s Eaglehawk-1 to be decommissioned

Woodside has been given approval by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to decommission the Eaglehawk-1 exploration well. The decommissioning project will involve the removal of the wellhead and both permanent and temporary guide bases. The Eaglehawk-1 exploration well is located within permit WA-28-P, approximately 137 km north-west of Dampier in …
STAG FACILITY

Jadestone to drill new wells at Stag facility

Jadestone Energy has been given the green light by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to drill two new production wells, located offshore in Western Australia. NOPSEMA has also approved the plugging and abandonment of two existing suboptimal wells using a mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU). The location of the proposed …
Hydrogen Superhighway

CS Energy, Senex join forces in QLD renewable hydrogen project

CS Energy and Senex Energy have joined forces in a deal that will produce green hydrogen to fuel the latest stop on the east coast Hydrogen Superhighway, establishing even greater job opportunities in regional QLD. The two companies will partner to develop the Kogan Renewable Hydrogen Demonstration Plant, located near Chinchilla. The production facility will …

Vali pipeline tie-in agreement executed

Metgasco, alongside its ATP 2021 joint venture (JV) partners Vintage Energy and Birdgeport, have executed a pipeline tie-in agreement with the South Australian Cooper Basin joint venture (SACB). In an announcement on Wednesday 4 May, the oil and gas explorer and producer confirmed that the deal provides for the connection of the Vali gas flowline …
Santos sells Barossa interests

Santos sells interest in Barossa

JERA, a subsidiary of Tokyo Electric Power Group and Chubu Electric Power Group, has secured the 12.5 per cent sale in the Barossa project from Santos. The sale saw Santos receive $US327 million (over $462 million) in cash proceeds. The project’s participants now include Santos (50 per cent), SK E&S (37.5 per cent) and JERA (12.5 per cent). Located in the Bonaparte …
green hydrogen

FFI, Firstgas to investigate NZ green hydrogen distribution

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) and Firstgas Group have embarked on a new collaboration to explore New Zealand’s potential for new green hydrogen projects. After signing a non-binding memorandum of understanding, the two companies have agreed to explore opportunities to produce and distribute green hydrogen in New Zealand. Together, they will conduct feasibility studies to assess existing energy …