AGL buys Perth Energy

AGL purchased 80 per cent of the company from Infratil and the remaining 20 per cent from Hoperidge in a $93 million deal, which will see it acquire Western Australia’s third largest gas and electricity retailer. Perth Energy also owns and operates the 120 MW Kwinana Swift dual fuel, fast response open cycle gas turbine …
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APGA: gas measures an “opportunity”

Yesterday, the government announced it was taking new measures to protect Australia’s domestic gas supplies, which would include bringing forward the scheduled review of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM), considering the establishment of a national gas reservation scheme, reviewing current pipeline regulations and increasing industry transparency. Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) CEO …
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Kincora plant suffers outage

Armour Energy reported the plant suffered an outage on its C101 compressor – an integral part of the LPG gas circuit and a required component to produce sales quality gas for export to the market. With the LPG gas circuit now offline, the production from a number of wells across the Kincora Gas Project has …
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APA granted survey licence for Galilee pipeline

APA plans to build, own and operate the 240 km pipeline, connecting gas sources operated by noreferrer”>Comet Ridge and Vintage Energy in the state’s Galilee Basin to the gas processing and distribution hub in Moranbah. The pipeline would provide a route to market for Comet Ridge and Vintage’s Galilee Deeps Joint Venture, as well as …
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Government releases largest offshore acreage in 20 years

Comprising 64 areas, more than 120,000 km2 in total, the acreage has been released for a single round of work program bidding which is open until 5 March 2020. The areas released were nominated by the oil and gas industry before consultation was undertaken with the public, governments and stakeholders to determine the final release. …
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JV makes “significant” gas discovery

The joint venture (JV) reported drilling operations at the West Erregulla-2 well had observed hydrocarbons throughout the targeted Wagina sandstone, which was found to be approximately 74 m in thickness. The well section was finished without observing the end of Wagina, creating the potential for further sands to be encountered in other sections, while the …
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Woodside enlists Boskalis for Scarborough

Boskalis will undertake seabed intervention and shore crossing works for the proposed 430 km Scarborough gas export pipeline, which will connect the gas resource to the existing Pluto LNG onshore facility. The contract encompasses preparatory activities related to offshore deepwater excavation, pipeline crossings, nearshore and shore crossing works for the export trunkline, with the in-field …
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Jemena outlines Galilee pipeline route

The 585 km pipeline, proposed by Jemena, will transport gas from Galilee Energy’s Glenaras Gas Project, near Longreach in the Galilee Basin, to the operator’s Queensland Gas Pipeline near Injune. The approximately $600 million project will also include two compressor stations, two mainline valves and two scraper stations. Jemena Executive General Manager of Gas Markets …
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Cooper mobilising rig in Otway Basin

Ocean Monarch, a semi-submersible drilling rig operated by Diamond Offshore, was relocated from the Gippsland to the Otway Basin in preparation to drill the Annie-1 and Elanora-1 wells, the first drilled in the basin in seven years. The project’s operator, Cooper, and the company’s joint venture (JV) partner, Mitsui E&P Australia, are drilling the wells …
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