FFI strikes hydrogen deal with QLD

FFI strikes hydrogen deal with QLD

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has secured support from the Queensland Government to connect two proposed green hydrogen projects to the grid so that they can access supplies of renewable electricity. The company has entered into an agreement with publicly-owned Powerlink and Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) connecting sites at Gibson Island and Aldoga to Powerlink’s transmission network, …
CCS consortium

Santos, SK E&S sign CCS MOU

Santos, SK E&S, K-CCUS Association, CO2CRC and Korea Trade Insurance Corporation have signed an agreement  to support and collaborate in the development of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage facilities. K-CCUS Association is Korea’s leading organisation for technological development and commercialisation of CCUS. Through the memorandum of understanding (MOU), the organisations have agreed to jointly develop carbon capture …
Horizon to deliver Denham Hydrogen Demonstration Plant

Horizon to deliver Denham Hydrogen Demonstration Plant

Horizon Power is delivering Australia’s first hydrogen demonstration plant in a remote power system in Denham, Western Australia.  Traditionally, remote communities are powered by diesel-generated microgrids. With this project, Horizon is testing to see if renewable hydrogen energy can be used to produce caseload power.  The system will use renewable energy to power an electrolyser that …
LNG

Report: Australia’s burgeoning potential in LNG industry

The Australian Government has released a new report highlighting Australia’s trade and investment opportunities in the LNG sector.  The Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Commodity Report is part of the government’s Global Resources Strategy to attract international investment in Australian LNG projects. The report aims to encourage trade and investment in Australia’s LNG sector, confirming Australia’s reputation …
Santos cooper basin

APPEA calls for role of gas to be recognised in SA state poll

South Australia’s oil and gas industry is calling for all parties to acknowledge the role gas will play in a cleaner energy future and to focus policy efforts on protecting South Australia’s environment. With the state election on March 19, the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) has released its 2022 election platform aimed …

Wheals: Gas essential for growth in renewable energy

APA has highlighted a strong financial performance, with revenue reaching $1.117 billion, up 4.3 per cent compared to the last half year results.  Net profit for the half-year ending December 31 was $155.6 million, compared with a loss of $15.5 million in the half prior due to the fall of a gas plant. Chief executive …

P’nyang gas agreement executed

Santos has joined the Papua New Guinea Government, alongside ExxonMobil and JX Nippon, to execute a gas agreement that provides a clear framework for the P’nyang project’s future development. The signing of the gas agreement marks a major milestone for the project, setting out the fiscal framework and supporting project scoping and evaluation. Subject to a …

Report: Pipelines more affordable for energy transport

A report commissioned by the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has revealed information on the cost of storing and transporting energy from generators to users, revealing pipelines to be the most economical means for transmission. The Pipelines vs Powerlines: A Technoeconomic Analysis in the Australian Context report analysed the costs of storing and transporting …
Melbana

Melbana to explore offshore prospects

Melbana Energy has been granted approval for petroleum exploration for permit AC/P70 in the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands.  Approval obtained from the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator is valid for an initial period of six years.  Melbana made an application under the government’s 2020 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release.  Permit AC/P70 contains the …
Pavo-1 well

Noble Tom Prosser drills Pavo

Following Carnarvon’s previous update, the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig has commenced operations, drilling the surface hole down to 175 m on the Pavo-1 well.  The conductor has been installed and cemented in place, following which the 17.5 inch hole was drilled to a section depth of 1,009 m with the casing cemented in …