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 …
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 …
Otway Gas

Athena Gas Plant experiences setback

Cooper Energy has provided an update on its operations in the Gippsland, Otway and Cooper Basins, with the Athena Gas Plant showing a decrease in processing rates. Otway Basin Due to a mechanical failure that resulted in a two-day plant shutdown, the Athena Gas Plant has shown a 19 per cent decrease in its average …
Ichthys gas project

NOPSEMA approves EP for Ichthys project

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has approved INPEX‘s environmental plan (EP) for the Ichthys project, allowing the offshore facility to continue its operations and conduct maintenance activities. The EP, which was submitted by INPEX in August 2021, is the first five-year revision of project’s the operation. Now that it has …
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 …
CCS pilot program

Woodside, EMRC collaborate on carbon re-use project

Woodside Energy will action a carbon-to-products pilot project in collaboration with the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC). The project will involve greenhouse gases, including methane and carbon dioxide, recycled into useful products such as ethanol. This process will utilise technologies developed by ReCarbon and LanzaTech, two US-based companies. By integrating these technologies, the project will …