Woodside awards field development contract

TechnipFMC has won an integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract, which will see the company deliver the design, manufacture, delivery and installation of subsea equipment, including the subsea production system, flexible flowlines and umbilicals. Pyxis and Xena are located in production licence WA-34-L off the coast of Dampier, Western Australia and gas extracted …
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Record quarter for Santos

For the period ending 30 September 2019, Santos recorded a 32 per cent increase in production volume to 19.8 mmboe compared to the previous corresponding quarter, thanks to higher production from all Australian assets.   Record sales volumes were also noted, being 25 per cent higher than the previous corresponding quarter with 25.2 mmboe and …
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Sole five months delayed

In its quarterly report this week, Cooper Energy revealed that while commissioning of the offshore facilities has been completed, href=”https://www.apa.com.au/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>APA Group is still finishing the upgrades to the onshore Orbost Gas Plant. These works are approaching completion, with the western section of the plant currently undergoing commissioning and the electrical system connected …
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Santos digs deeper into northern Australia

Following the recent acquisition of ConocoPhillip’s northern Australia business, Santos will now dig deeper into the area through a farm-in agreement with Armour Energy. The binding term sheet agreement will allow Santos and Armour to jointly explore and develop Armour’s extensive oil and gas prone in the South Nicholson Basin in North Queensland and the …
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Kalium Lakes awards pipeline contracts

The scope of works has been divided into three major contracts: the manufacturing and supply of the coated linepipe by target=”_blank” rel=”noreferrer noopener” aria-label=” (opens in a new tab)”>Edgen Murray; pipeline installation by Pipecraft; and the pipeline’s design and inlet and delivery’s design, supply and construction by Primero. The inlet station will receive gas from …
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Santos makes US$1.39 billion acquisition

The acquisition is valued at US$1.29 billion (AU$1.89 billion) plus a $75 million (AU$110 million) contingent payment subject to a final investment decision on Barossa. Santos said the value accretive acquisition of operating interests in long-life, low cost natural gas assets and strategic LNG infrastructure is consistent with its core asset growth strategy. To increase …
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Equinor wins new offshore acreage

Located offshore Western Australia, Equinor has been awarded the WA-542-P exploration permit, located west of Santos’ high-profile Dorado oil field. Equinor Senior Vice President for International Offshore Exploration Paul McCafferty said the permit was in a proven basin. “An interesting new liquids play has emerged in this part of Australia’s northwest shelf and we are …
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Clarke Energy awarded $10m contract

Clarke Energy, a Kohler company, received the $10 million contract for the Beyodie Sulphate of Potash Project, which includes three 2.5MW INNIO Jenbacher 616 gas engines and a Kohler Power KV440C2 black start generator. The installation will additionally include high and low voltage switch rooms, auxiliary equipment, the power station control system and several smaller …
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More strong oil flows at Dorado

Located in the Bedout Basin offshore Western Australia, an initial clean-up flow test of the Caley reservoir in Dorado-3 achieved a maximum measured rate of approximately 11,100 bbl/d of oil and 594,653 m3/day of associated gas. Project operator Santos conducted the test over an 11 m interval between 3,999 and 4,015 m measured depth and …
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