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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Narrabri Gas Project more important than ever: Gallagher

Santos has voiced its concerns about New South Wales businesses and manufacturers being at a competitive disadvantage due to their gas being imported from other states.  According to Business NSW, a baker in Sydney pays $26,400 more for gas every year than the same business in Brisbane and a galvanising plant pays a massive $66,000 …
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Woodside joins Japan ammonia supply chain research

Woodside, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Hokuriku Electric Power Company and The Kansai Electric Power have signed a joint research agreement under which they will research the development of a clean fuel ammonia supply chain from Australia to Japan. Ammonia does not emit CO2 during combustion and is considered a promising …
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Merge

Santos pushes to merge with Oil Search

Santos has confirmed it has submitted a proposal to Oil Search for a possible merge of the two companies. At the end of last month Santos submitted a confidential, non-binding indicative all-scrip merger proposal to the Oil Search board. The merger proposal provides that the transaction would be implemented through a scheme of arrangement under …
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Otway Gas

Beach Energy increases gas production across its production hubs

Beach Energy managing director and chief executive officer Matt Kay said the company has made positive progress towards delivering its multi-basin growth strategy, with focus on increasing gas production across multiple production hubs during the fourth quarter of the financial year. The company outlined in its quarterly report that it completed drilling the first of …
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Survey

Santos supports Stairway-1 with survey

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is assessing Santos’ environment plan to conduct a vessel-based survey, offshore Western Australia. Santos has proposed to conduct a survey in permit area AC/P50 in Commonwealth water, within an operational area of  5km by 5km, centred around the proposed Stairway-1 well location.  The company has …
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Santos

Santos puts forward Bonaparte survey to NOPSEMA

Santos has proposed to the national petroleum regulator to undertake a 3D seismic marine survey over four petroleum permit areas in the Bonaparte Basin, offshore Western Australia and the Northern Territory. The survey will be conducted over petroleum permit areas WA-454-P, WA-545-P, WA-27-R and WA-40-R, with the data required to develop regional geologic models to …
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Gorgon LNG Facility

Chevron hits CO2 injection milestone

Chevron Australia has advised it is positioned to reach a significant milestone at its Gorgon LNG facility, injecting five million tonnes of greenhouse gas since August 2019. The milestone represents the largest volume of injection achieved within this time frame by any environmental carbon capture and storage (CCS) system of comparable specifications. Injecting five million …
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New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has reappointed its CEO and board members to ensure the board continues to benefit from their significant experience and expertise in renewable energy.  The following industry appointments have been made. Darren Miller, ARENA CEO: The Australian Government has reappointed Darren Miller as chief executive officer of the ARENA for …
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