EnergyQuest has released its March 2020 report, highlighting the surge in oil production from Van Gogh and Coniston and increasing national output for the first time since 2014. Read more
EnergyQuest chief executive Graeme Bethune and APPEA South Australia director Matthew Doman believe Equinor’s decision to abandon drilling in the Great Australian Bight will be a setback for the oil and gas industry’s growth. Read more
Equinor has decided to withdraw from its oil exploration program in the Great Australian Bight offshore South Australia. Read more
The Wilderness Society South Australia has commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia to challenge Equinor’s environmental approval to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight Read more
The first approval was granted in 2011 when the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator and the ministerial joint authority, comprising federal and state government resources ministers, granted an exploration title for activity in the Bight.
The company will instead focus on progressing a number of South American assets, according to chairman Bruce Phillips.
Speaking at the company’s annual general meeting Read more
The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environment Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has issued a notice to the Norwegian-based rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Equinor for further information relating to consultation, source control, oil spill risk and other matters protected under Part 3 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. Read more
In January, the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) approved an application from PGS to Read more