Suiso Frontier

First LH2 carrier departs on inaugural voyage

The world’s first liquified hydrogen carrier, the Suiso Frontier, has officially departed for Japan, marking a significant milestone for the Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) pilot project.  The Suiso Frontier docked in the Victorian port of Hastings on 20 January, on what Energy Minister Angus Taylor described as an “historic day for Japan, Australia and …
waitsia

ASCO awarded Waitsia contracts

Logistics and materials management company ASCO has been awarded two five-year contracts with Mitsui E&P Australia (MEPAU) for the Waitsia stage 2 development drilling campaign in 2022.  The contract includes logistics, storage and camp management provision to support the development of the Waitsia gas field project.  Waitsia is ranked one of the largest gas fields …
blue energy

Blue boosts Surat gas by 300 pc

Aspiring gas producer Blue Energy has released its quarterly update, announcing it has quadrupled the recoverable gas resources estimated for its wholly-owned permit ATP 854 in Queensland’s Surat Basin.  Blue revealed the upgrade from 101 petajoules (PJ) to 398 PJ of 3C contingent resources based on a review by independent certifier Netherland Sewel and Associates …

Falcon to commence stage 3 works program

Falcon Oil & Gas and joint venture partner Origin are progressing to the stage 3 work program in the Beetaloo Sub-Basin, Northern Territory.  2022 will see Falcon and Origin progress to stage 3 of the work program of the restarted farm-out agreement, which will include the drilling, fracture stimulation and extended production test of two …
Suiso Frontier LH2 carrier

Suiso Frontier arrives in Australia

The hydrogen industry has marked a significant milestone with the first shipment of liquified hydrogen to Japan as the Suiso Frontier docks into Victoria.   Read more

Buffalo-10 well

Carnarvon drills Buffalo-10

Carnarvon Energy has provided an update on the Buffalo-10 well, offshore Timor-Leste, as the company has achieved a drilling depth of 3,415 m.   Since the last report, the 9 5/8” casing has been successfully cemented inlace and drilling has reached a total depth of around 3,415 m measured depth in the 8 1/2” hole …
EnergyQuest monthly LNG report

EnergyQuest December 2021 LNG report

EnergyQuest has just released its Australian LNG monthly report for December 2021, in which it estimates that Australian LNG export revenue increased in December to $6.22 billion. This figure is up from $6.06 billion in the previous month, and up by 137 per cent on December 2020. According to the independent report, the global gas …
Hydrogen victoria

Vic Gov funds six hydrogen projects

The Victorian Government has dedicated more than $7 million in funding towards projects that will fast-track renewable hydrogen progress in the state. On 14 January, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced the recipients of grants whose projects will support the development of Victoria’s renewable hydrogen sector.  “Renewable hydrogen is a key …
Covestro, FFI sign MOU

FFI, Covestro sign hydrogen supply agreement

Andrew Forrest’s green venture Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has entered into a longterm agreement with German polymer supplier Covestro for the supply of green hydrogen and its derivatives, including green ammonia.  According to the memorandum of understanding (MOU), FFI and Covestro will formalise an agreement under which FFI will supply Covestro with the equivalent of …
McDermott

McDermott wins Scarborough EPCIC contract

After successfully completing the front-end engineering design (FEED) for the Scarborough Project in Western Australia, McDermott International has been awarded a contract by Woodside. Woodside is the operator of the Scarborough joint venture, and is responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) services for its floating production unit (FPU). The integrated scope …