green hydrogen plant

WA set for green hydrogen plant

A feasibility study for a green hydrogen plant in the City of Cockburn, Western Australia, has been completed with promising results. The study, which was awarded $149,000 from the McGowan government’s Renewable Hydrogen Fund, investigated whether green hydrogen could be used to replace Cockburn’s use of fossil fuels. The report indicates that this would be …
trial begins for hydrogen GO scheme

Funding agreement locked in for Dalrymple Bay Hydrogen Project

Dalrymple Bay Infrastructure (DBI) has executed a funding agreement with North Bulk Ports of Corporation, Brookfield Infrastructure Group and ITOCHU Corporation to complete detailed feasibility studies associated with the development of the Dalrymple Bay Hydrogen Project. The agreement follows the establishment of a memorandum of understanding between the parties in August 2021. The Dalrymple Bay …
Orbost Gas Processing Plant

Orbost processing rate on the rise

Cooper Energy has reported that the average processing rate at the Orbost Gas Processing Plant (OGPP), owned by APA Group, reached 44.3 terajoules a day (TJ/d) in December. This indicated a 5 per cent rise compared to the month prior which recorded 42 TJ/d. The higher average processing rate in December reflects improvements due to …
Bowen Basin Pipeline

Qld basin pipeline to reduce emissions

A gas pipeline in Queensland’s Bowen Basin could future-proof gas supply, reduce emissions and help create jobs, a new study has found. Resources Minister Scott Stewart released the Bowen Basin Pipeline concept study, which found opening the Basin to gas development could bring environmental and economic benefits for Queensland. He said the answer to domestic …

Mereenie, Palm Valley, Dingo bolster Cue

Cue Energy Resources has advised that the acquisition of Mereenie, Palm Valley and Dingo production assets in the Amadeus Basin, onshore Australia, was completed at the beginning of the month, adding to its growing production.    Outlined in the company’s latest quarterly report, production to Cue, which includes attributable onshore Australia, averaged approximately 1970 barrels …

Blue Energy locks in $10m for Bowen Basin

Blue Energy has secured $10 million in funding to access additional funding to advance its 2P reserve build up program in its 100 per cent held ATP 815 permit, which will underpin the non-binding gas supply agreement with Origin Energy, Energy Australia and Queensland Pacific Metals. ‘The 2P reserve build program will also underpin the …
Mid-West Geothermal Power project

Strike to convert geothermal acreage to exploration permit

Strike Energy has retrieved data from 12 heat needles deployed across its geothermal acreage in the Perth Basin to map thermal gradients as part of the Mid-West Geothermal Power project. The data is currently being processed by Graeme Beardsmore at Hot Dry Rocks. On completion of this activity the data will be integrated into Strike’s …
santos signs natural gas deal

UGL secures WA oil, gas contract extensions

CIMIC Group’s UGL has won two contract extensions for planning, maintenance and shutdown services in Western Australia. The contract extensions are expected to generate revenue to UGL of $160 million and cover the provision of brownfields implementation services for a leading oil and gas company under a non-binding framework agreement. The contract includes planning and …
well drilling

Tamboran, Santos reach total depth at Beetaloo well

Tamboran Resources and its joint venture partner Santos have drilled to a total depth at the Tanumbirini 2H (T2H) well in the Northern Territory. The well, located in EP 161, was derailed to 4598 metres after successfully completing the horizontal section in over 1000m of the Mid-Velkerri B shale. Managing director and CEO Joel Riddle …
Santos cooper basin

Santos hits half-year production record

Santos has announced its half-year results for 2021, reporting record production of 47.3 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) and record sales volumes of 53.8 mmboe. Managing director and chief executive officer Kevin Gallagher said Santos delivered record production and sales volumes in the first half of 2021, and strong free cash flow of $US572 …