Molly Hancock

Tighter laws for offshore decommissioning

Australia’s Parliament has passed legislation to strengthen Australia’s offshore oil and gas regulatory framework.  The changes are set to ensure that entities that want to operate in the oil and gas industry are suitable, and have the financial resources and technical capability to operate and decommission safely.  Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said …
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hydrogen

MHI, Primetals Technologies to advance hydrogen-based technologies

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Australia and Primetals Technologies have joined Australia’s Heavy Industry Low-Carbon Transition Cooperative Research Centre (HILT CRC) as key partners. The centre aims to develop technologies to decarbonise Australia’s heavy industrial sector, leverage the country’s natural endowments in mineral and clean energy resources and seize the opportunity of growing export markets for …
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Port Kembla power station

Port Kembla project declared critical

The New South Wales Government has awarded critical state significant infrastructure (CSSI) status to the planned Port Kembla Power Station. With the scheduled retirement of the Liddell power station in 2023, combined with the phasing out of additional coal-fired generators, the CSSI recognition underlines the critical importance of energy security as NSW faces rising energy …
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HyStation company

JERA to construct hydrogen project

JERA has received approval of its grant application to conduct a demonstration project related to hydrogen utilisation at an LNG thermal power plant in Japan. The grant was approved under the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation’s Green Innovation Fund program. JERA aims to reduce its use of fossil fuels and to develop zero-emission …
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APA, Basslink merge speculations confirmed

APA Group has confirmed that it has submitted a proposal to Keppel Infrastructure Trust (KIT) in relation to a potential acquisition of Basslink. The company advised that it put forward a confidential, conditional and incomplete proposal to KIT regarding the potential acquisition. Basslink owns and operates a 370km high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) electricity interconnector between …
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Santos Oil Search

Woodside, MAN Energy Solutions to create new LNG facility

Woodside and MAN Energy Solutions have signed a cooperating agreement aimed at commercialising an innovative solution for small-to-mid scale LNG production. Known as Factory LNG, the technology combines Woodside’s intellectual property and LNG experience with MAN’s global manufacturing and project-execution expertise. The concept involves a nominal 0.05 Mtpa unit, the size of 40-foot ISO shipping …
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Beach Energy

Beach Energy approved for Tasmania well abandonments

Beach Energy has been given the green light by the national petroleum regulator for the ongoing suspension and temporary abandonment (TA) of the non-production well operations for White Ibis-1, Trefoil-1 and Yolla-1 in Tasmania. The non-production well operations (White Ibis-1, Trefoil-1 and Yolla-1) environment plan covers the continued suspension of the wells and routine and …
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Santos

Santos awards Sapura Dorado contract

Santos has awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) contract for the design, construction and installation of the Dorado project’s wellhead platform (WHP) to Sapura Energy. The WHP will be an unmanned installation, located in 90m water over the Dorado oil and gas field in Western Australia, hosting the development wells and gas reinfection wells …
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Jemena, ING, HSBC launch green finance framework

ING in Australia has announced the launch of a green finance framework, developed with Jemena to help the company deliver on its commitment to a low-carbon future and net zero emissions by 2050. ING, together with HSBC, worked with Jemena to produce the green finance framework, to enable the raising of energy project financing using …
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PNG LNG

P’nyang agreement back on the cards for Oil Search

Oil Search’s portfolio of high-quality assets in Papua New Guinea (PNG) continued to drive strong performance in the first half of 2021, with its operated assets, oil production increased slightly from the previous corresponding period. PNG LNG gross throughput delivered an annual average run rate of 8.24 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) during the first …
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