Monadelphous workers win pay rise

The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) and the Maritime Union of Australia’s (MUA) new rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Offshore Alliance has won a new agreement for Monadelphous workers stationed on INPEX’s Ichthys Venturer Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (PFSO) facility and the Ichthys Explorer Central Processing Facility (CPF). The group of 180 Monadelphous workers will receive an 18–20 per …
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Empire raises millions for NT exploration

The funds raised from the placement will be used to progress exploration activities in
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Woodside and BHP deal on Scarborough

While the price has not been revealed, the two companies said a non-binding heads of agreement on other tolling terms has also been signed. The agreement refers to the price for processing gas from the Scarborough fields at the Pluto LNG facility on the Burrup Peninsula, with the deal having been one of the last …
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New APPEA Chair

Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher has been elected Chair while Senex Energy Managing Director Ian Davies will take the role of Vice Chair. The position will be the first time Mr Gallagher joins the APPEA board, while Mr Davies has previously been a director. Mr Gallagher said he was honoured to take the position. “Oil and …
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New Brisbane gas pipeline commissioned

Completed by the Australian Gas Networks (AGN) arm of Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG), the $8 million pipeline runs 1.84 km and includes a 930 m stretch under the Brisbane River. The pipeline duplicates the river crossing from Murarrie to Pinkenba and AGIG said the project would provide a long-term natural gas supply to more …
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Blue signs gas MOU with nickel project

The deal would see a portion of Blue’s Bowen Basin gas resource supplied to Queensland Pacific Metals’ (QPM) proposed nickel refining project in Townsville. QPM is a subsidiary of Pure Minerals Limited looking to develop a new refinery that would process 600,000 t/a of laterite ore to produce 25,000 t of nickel sulphate and 3,000 …
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NOPSEMA needs more from Equinor

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. Equinor first submitted its environment plan in April this …
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Woodside awards NWS pipeline contract

AGIG will design, construct and operate a new 30 inch diameter, 3.2 km pipeline connecting the noreferrer”>Woodside-operated Pluto LNG Plant to the North West Shelf’s (NWS) Karratha Gas Plant. The company will also construct a new inlet point and pig launcher adjacent to the Pluto gas export compressor, a new meter station near the Karratha …
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Report: CSG to decline 60%

Research produced by Rystad Energy indicates that, based on the remaining proved and probable (2P) reserves and well numbers, production could drop significantly over the next decade, with new projects and exploration expected to offset only 30 per cent of this. Rystad’s forecast also assumed there would be no additional 2P reserve write downs, an …
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Scarborough resource significantly increased

Located mainly within the WA-1-R lease offshore Western Australia, the Scarborough field is a gas resource operated by Woodside tabled for a final investment decision in the first half of 2020. Following a full waveform inversion 3D seismic reprocessing operation and an updated petrophysical interpretation, Woodside said the estimated gross contingent resource (2C) dry gas …
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