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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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Australian Government steps up hydrogen funding

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would provide an extra $150 million in funding for feasibility studies and the construction of hydrogen hubs. Funding will be used to develop a further two locations under the Clean Hydrogen Industrial Hubs program, bringing the total hydrogen hubs from five regional sites up to seven.  The seven …
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New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Pure Hydrogen and Falcon Oil & Gas have made change to their company boards, with the new appointees bringing a wealth of knowledge to their roles. BHP has also confirmed two of board members will be retiring. The following appointments have been made. BHP board changes: BHP has announced that Susan Kilsby and Anita Frew …
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Santos, Oil Search confirm merge

Santos and Oil Search have confirmed that they have entered into a merger implementation deed, which will see the two companies become one entity. This follow both companies successfully completing reciprocal confirmatory due diligence, which commenced on August 6, 2021. Under the terms of the merger, Oil Search shareholders will receive 0.6275 new Santos shares …
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New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Armour Energy has appointed Jeff Schrull as McArthur Oil & Gas’ new chief executive officer, following it receiving approval form the Northern Territory Department of Investment, Tourism and Trade (DITT) last month to transfer the NT exploration permits into McArthur NT. Jeff Schrull, McArthur Oil & Gas CEO: Armour Energy has appointed Jeff Schrull as …
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New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Woodside has appointed Meg O’Neill as the company’s new chief executive officer and managing director following it entering into an agreement with BHP to possibly merge the two companies. O’Neill was previously acting CEO following Peter Coleman retiring in June. The following appointment has been made: Meg O’Neill, Woodside CEO: The board of Woodside has …
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$2m boost to kickstart WA hydrogen gas blending

The Western Australian Government is pushing ahead of its target to blend renewable hydrogen in the natural gas network with a $2 million grant for a major capital works project. The investment in ATCO Australia, which owns and operates the majority of the state’s gas distribution network, is part of the McGowan Government’s Renewable Hydrogen …
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New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Tamboran Resources and Kinetiko Energy have both welcomed new chief executive officers (CEO) to their teams, with both having 70 plus years combined of experience. The following appointments have been made. Faron Thibodeaux, Tamboran Resources CEO: Tamboran Resources has appointed Faron Thibodeaux as chief operating officer of the company. Thibodeaux has more than 40 years’ …
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Qld kicks off hydrogen hunt

The Queensland Government is on the hunt to find the hydrogen skills and businesses to join the renewable fuel supply chain that will create jobs in Toowoomba and the Western Downs. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni today announced a partnership between publicly-owned power generator CS Energy and Toowoomba and Surat Basin …
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New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Metgasco has appointed existing CEO Ken Aitken as managing director as part of its focus to become a material  gas producer in 2022.  The following appointments have been made. Ken Aitken, Metgasco managing director: Ken Aitken has accepted Metgasco’s invitation to take up a role as director of the company, and has accordingly been appointed …
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