New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Beach acquires Cooper Basin assets from Senex

Senex Energy has confirmed that it has completed a $87.5 million sale of its Cooper Basin assets in South Australia to Beach Energy. Following the sale, Senex is positioned to accelerate the development of its low-cost, high-return and long-life natural gas assets in Queensland’s Surat Basin. Senex managing director and chief executive officer Ian Davies …
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3D Oil, ConocoPhillips secure 3D seismic vessel

Joint venture partners 3D Oil and ConocoPhillips have contracted the Shearwater vessel, Geo Coral, to acquire the Sequoia 3D seismic survey of T/49P in the offshore Otway Basin. The survey will cover an area of 2700km2, with the acquisition estimated to take 60 days between the beginning of August and the end of October 2021. …
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Leigh Creek kick starts LCEP construction

Leigh Creek Energy (LCK) has commenced commercial development of its flagship project in South Australia. The Leigh Creek energy project (LCEP) will produce nitrogen-based fertiliser and/or hydrogen products at Leigh Creek by utilising in-situ gasification technologies. In November last year the South Australian Government issued a petroleum production licence (PPL) and an associated activities licence …
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Moomba on track for FID in September: Santos

Santos chief executive officer Kevin Gallagher expects that a final investment decision (FID) will be made on the Moomba carbon capture and storage project in South Australia in September this year. Gallagher highlighted in a conference call on the company’s 2020 full-year results that it is now waiting on the South Australian Government and the …
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Valmec guides SA hydrogen project towards commissioning

Valmec has achieved the next milestone at the Hydrogen Park South Australia (HyP SA) project for Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) subsidiary, Australian Gas Networks (AGN). AGIG reported last week that it was on the final stretch of development at the project, with commissioning almost complete. Valmec is currently completing final balance of plant signal …
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SA hydrogen project nears completion

The Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) is on the final stretch of development of the Hydrogen Park South Australia (HyP SA) project, with commissioning almost complete. Australian Gas Network (AGN) – part of AGIG – hosted the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Jeong-sik Kang and his partner Yoon Sun Huh this week, revealing that the …
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Leigh Creek on track to be carbon neutral in 2030

Leigh Creek Energy (LCK) is committed to developing its flagship South Australian project in a sustainable way over the next decade. Outlined in its environment, social and governance (ESG) strategy, the company plans to push ahead of the curve in delivering its inclusive corporate responsibilities. With the goal to be carbon neutral by 2030, LCK …
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Leigh Creek to launch construction of SA project

Leigh Creek Energy (LCK) managing director Phil Staveley has described the December quarter as a “very active and successful period,” with the company progressing its flagship South Australian project towards construction. The company hit an important milestone during the quarter when it was issued with petroleum production licence (PPL) 269 and associated activities licence (AAL) …
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Leigh Creek locks in contractors for flagship project

Leigh Creek Energy has awarded two engineering, procurement, construction and management (EPCM) contracts for the stage one commercial development of the Leigh Creek Energy project (LCEP) in South Australia. The company has secured inGauge Energy to manage drilling services for the development of initial gasification wells to provide feedstock syngas for a 5 megawatt (MW) …
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