Molly Hancock

Hydrogen-powered vehicles

Hydrogen-powered vehicles boost Qld’s recovery plan

Queensland’s first hydrogen-powered cars have hit the streets, helping the state work towards its zero-emission goal and Queensland’s economic recovery plan. Hydrogen Minister Mick de Brenni said the arrival of five hydrogen-powered Hyundai NEXOs takes the Palaszczuk Government’s fleet of zero-emission vehicles to 60 of a planned 144 electric vehicles in total by years end. …
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SA Water begins construction of Leigh Creek pipeline

South Australia Water is constructing a new 22.5 kilometre pipeline in Leigh Creek, South Australia, relocating the current water main around the decommissioned coal mine for improved water security. The Water North delivery team have more than 30 crew members working on the Leigh Creek mine diversion, who have been there for the past two …
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Oil Search remains strong despite COVID-19 impacts

Oil Search acting chief executive officer Peter Fredricson said the company has delivered strong production in the last quarter, supported by the safe completion of the major planned maintenance campaign at PNG LNG by the operator, ExxonMobil. “Operated production from our Moran and Agogo fields continues to perform strongly, and operated gas production was able …
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Qld zero-carbon scheme guarantees hydrogen

The Queensland Government has taken another step towards establishing  credentials as a leading generator of renewable energy jobs. Speaking at the Queensland Smart Energy Summit, Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said partnering with the Smart Energy Council’s zero-carbon certification scheme would bring further investor confidence to the state as part of …
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Fortescue Future Industries (FFI)

Victoria on mission for renewable hydrogen future

The Victorian Government is helping businesses to switch to renewable hydrogen, with $7.2 million in funding to deliver trials, pilots and feasibility studies. Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced two new grants programs that will support the industrial sector to prepare for renewable hydrogen by funding a variety of projects …
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Santos hits record production rate at Van Gogh Phase 2

Santos has confirmed the first oil from the Van Gogh Phase 2 Infill development, with the first of three new production wells producing at the highest initial rate from an individual well in field history. Following completion and tie-in, the first well has produced at a peak rate of 23,200 barrels per day (bbl/d), well …
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Santos

Santos production strong despite sell-downs

Santos managing director and chief executive officer Kevin Gallagher said the company has delivered a strong quarter of production, sales volumes and revenues, as the business benefited from stronger demand and higher prices. Outlined in its second quarterly report, Gallagher advised that its disciplined, low-cost operating model continues to drive strong performance. “Consistent with our …
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New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Oil Search has appointed an acting CEO following the resignation of current CEO Keiran Wulff due to health concerns. The Clean Energy Regulator has also welcomed a new member to its board.  The following industry appointments have been made. Peter Fredricson, Oil Search acting CEO: Oil Search has announced Peter Fredricson as acting chief executive …
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Hydrogen industry

WA Government initiates scheme to boost hydrogen

The Western Australian Government has become a founding member of the Smart Energy Council’s Zero Carbon Certification Scheme to boost the state’s renewable hydrogen industry. The industry-led Guarantee of Origin style scheme aims to accelerate the development and deployment of renewable hydrogen, green ammonia and green metals, such as green steel and green zinc, in …
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BPH, Advent call for NSW drill tender

BPH Energy investee Advent Energy has issued a call for tender for the provision of drilling and project management services for its upcoming exploration well in New South Wales. The well is planned to be drilled in 125m of water, 26km offshore and 30km from Newcastle. The drilling of the well is subject to regulatory …
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