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Otway Gas Development under assessment

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is assessing Beach Energy’s environment plan (EP) for the Otway phase 5 early dive installation campaign. Beach Energy is proposing an early dive installation campaign in the vicinity of the Thylacine wellhead platform, located 70 km offshore from Port Campbell, Victoria.   All proposed activity is …
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Beach Energy

Beach to survey Bass Strait leases

The national petroleum regulator has given Beach Energy the green light to undertake the Prion 3D marine seismic survey (MSS) over retention leases T/RL2, T/RL4 and T/RL5 in the Bass Strait. The purpose of the Prion 3DMSS is to acquire geophysical data to gain deeper knowledge of the subsurface geology in order to identify commercially …
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APA, Basslink merge speculations confirmed

APA Group has confirmed that it has submitted a proposal to Keppel Infrastructure Trust (KIT) in relation to a potential acquisition of Basslink. The company advised that it put forward a confidential, conditional and incomplete proposal to KIT regarding the potential acquisition. Basslink owns and operates a 370km high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) electricity interconnector between …
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Beach Energy on high despite Western Flank troubles

Beach Energy managing director Matt Kay has described the 2021 financial year as challenging for the company’s Western Flank, but it remains in a strong position as it delivers on its gas growth projects in the Perth and Otway Basins. Outlined in its 2021 financial year results, Beach Energy has two expiration successes in the …
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Otway Gas

Beach Energy approved for Otway wells

Beach Energy has been given the green light by the national petroleum regulator to undertake subsea installation and commissioning activities associated with the Otway offshore phase four development, Victoria. Outlined in its environment plan to the the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA), the project is located in petroleum production licence VIC/L23, …
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Hazer Group

Victoria on mission for renewable hydrogen future

The Victorian Government is helping businesses to switch to renewable hydrogen, with $7.2 million in funding to deliver trials, pilots and feasibility studies. Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced two new grants programs that will support the industrial sector to prepare for renewable hydrogen by funding a variety of projects …
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Cooper Energy

Sole gas field suffers decline due to Orbost

Cooper Energy’s production from the Sole gas field, located offshore in the Gippsland Basin, has been constrained due to fouling within the sulphur absorbers of the Orbost Gas Processing Plant, owned by APA Group. Despite the gas processing issues, the company advised that all Sole customer nominations have been met to date, with gas supply …
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HyStation company

Deakin Uni makes the move to hydrogen

The Victorian Government has announced $34.9 million plan to establish the nation’s first regional hydrogen hub and create a world-first battery facility. The funding will help build the nation’s first regional hydrogen hub in Warrnambool, called Hycel Technology Hub. It will develop and manufacture hydrogen fuel technology, with a focus on transport and heavy vehicles, …
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2021 offshore exploration acreage released

The Federal Government has released the 2021 offshore petroleum exploration acreage, with around 80,000km2 of new acreage available for exploration in Australia. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt said the release comprises 21 areas across the Bonaparte, Browse, Carnarvon, Otway, Sorell and Gippsland Basins off Western Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and the Ashmore …
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PRM enters hydrogen industry

Prominence Energy (PRM) has signed an agreement to acquire 20 per cent of Patriot Hydrogen, resulting in a stake in its biomass to hydrogen plant at Port Anthony, Victoria. Patriot already holds a binging term sheet for the site lease and construction of the plant, with the plant anticipated to take 12 months to be …
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