Molly Hancock

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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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contract extensions

UGL secures WA oil, gas contract extensions

CIMIC Group’s UGL has won two contract extensions for planning, maintenance and shutdown services in Western Australia. The contract extensions are expected to generate revenue to UGL of $160 million and cover the provision of brownfields implementation services for a leading oil and gas company under a non-binding framework agreement. The contract includes planning and …
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Hazer Group

Hazer hydrogen project faces delays

Hazer Group has advised that the commissioning of the Hazer commercial demonstration hydrogen project (CDP) will now be achieved in the first quarter of 2022 instead of December 2021. While most of the project items have remained on schedule, it has seen delays with the fabrication and supply of high temperature materials required for the …
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Oil Search

Santos, Oil Search extend merger deadline

Santos and Oil Search have agreed to extend the due diligence period for their possible merger to September 13, 2021. Last month Santos and Oil Search agreed on a merger ratio, with the companies a step closer to having a diversified portfolio of high-quality, low-cost assets across Australia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and North America. …
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NexantECA joins Daelim for Leigh Creek project

NexantECA has been appointed to conduct the bankable feasibility study (BFS) for the Leigh Creek Energy (LCK) urea project in South Australia. Along with several other similarly qualified consultancy organisations, NexanECA participated in a select tender process for DL E&C (Daelim) to select  a consultant to independently manage the BFS process for the LCK urea …
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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 …
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Cooper Energy

Cooper hits production increase at Sole

Cooper Energy has reported that the Sole production rate in August hit 41 terajoules (TJ) a day, a 24 per cent increase compared to the fourth quarter of the 2021 financial year. The company stated this was due to improved performance and stable processing at the Orbost gas processing plant (OGPP), owned by APA Group. …
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Carnarvon secures Valaris for Buffalo well

Carnarvon Petroleum has contract the Valaris JU-107 jack-up drilling rig for the Buffalo-10 drilling operation, offshore East Timor in the Bonaparte Basin. The drilling operations are expected to begin once the rig has completed its operation in the Timor Sea, around 300km from the Buffalo location.  In about 8 to 10 weeks time, the rig …
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