Esso prepares to abandon Gippsland Basin wells

Esso Australia has been given the green light to permanently plug and abandon the Seahorse (SHA) and Tarwhine (TWA) subsea wells in the Gippsland Basin offshore Victoria. Read more

Honeybee system key to Kato oil projects

Kato Energy has submitted plans to the Australian offshore energy regulator to develop the Amulet and Talisman fields offshore Western Australia using a relocatable honeybee system. Read more

Gorgon repairs face further delays

Chevron Australia will take additional time to complete repairs of propane heat exchangers on Train 2 at the Gorgon liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Western Australia.
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Dampier Spirit FSO set to retire

Jadestone Energy has signed an offtake agreement for its Stag oilfield in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia, which will see the Dampier Spirit floating storage and offloading vessel (FSO) retire this month after 32 years of service. Read more

Airborne secures Julimar pipe contract

Subsea 7 has appointed Airborne Oil & Gas for the design, manufacture and delivery of two thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) jumpers for Woodside’s Julimar project offshore Western Australia. Read more

Oil and gas exploration spending suffers: ABS

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has reported that oil and gas exploration expenditure fell 6.8 per cent in the 2020 June quarter, with Western Australia being the largest contributor to the drop. Read more

APA launches pre-FEED at Judith project

APA Group has commenced pre-front end engineering design (pre-FEED) for Emperor Energy’s Judith gas field in the Gippsland Basin offshore Victoria. Read more

BHP set to drill Pyrenees development

BHP has been given the green light by the national regulator for the drilling of the Crosby-3H1 well at the Pyrenees development offshore Western Australia. Read more