Real maintaining confidence in Tamarama

Part of the company’s Windorah Gas Project in the Cooper Basin, Real has been conducting extended flow tests on the Tamarama 2 and Tamarama 3 wells in order to confirm the sustainability of these flow rates. The tests have subsequently recorded lower than initial rates reported, with Tamarama 2 achieving the more sustainable rate of …
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Woodside enlists Boskalis for Scarborough

Boskalis will undertake seabed intervention and shore crossing works for the proposed 430 km Scarborough gas export pipeline, which will connect the gas resource to the existing Pluto LNG onshore facility. The contract encompasses preparatory activities related to offshore deepwater excavation, pipeline crossings, nearshore and shore crossing works for the export trunkline, with the in-field …
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First stage of HPDP enters final phase

Iplex reported the final 6 km of Flowtite® glass reinforced plastic (GRP) pipe has been loaded onto a ship for delivery to the work site. The $225 million, 36.5 km pipeline will provide Townsville with a backup supply of bulk water from the Burdekin Water Supply Scheme. Construction is estimated to support up to 1,000 …
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West Erregulla-2 starts flaring

Strike said drilling operations had encountered the top of the Wagina formation at 4,102 m, with a drilling break at 4,111 m seeing the rate of penetration increase to 35 m/hr, coinciding with clean porous sandstone that was recovered over the shakers. At this point, high-pressure gas began rising within the mud system and since …
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Woodside releases new Julimar-Brunello tenders

The fields are located approximately 180 km northwest off the coast of Dampier, WA. Project operator Woodside is looking to develop gas from the Julimar reservoir as a subsea tieback to the existing Brunello subsea infrastructure. The company has enlisted Subsea 7 for management, engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation of subsea equipment and the company …
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Jemena: government intervention a “band-aid”

Earlier this month, the Federal Government agreed to investigate the gas market in order to bring down prices in return for gaining support for its tax cuts from other political groups. But Jemena Managing Director Frank Tudor said an attempt to lower prices through government intervention was an ultimately short-term and short-sighted solution to current …
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INPEX subsidiary awarded exploration permit

The subsidiary was awarded AC/P66 – a 3,460 km2 block in the discovered and developed oil fields of the Bonaparte Basin – as part of Australia’s 2018 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release. With the aim of developing sustainable growth of its oil and natural gas exploration activities, INPEX considers the permit to be a promising …
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Jemena progressing Galilee pipeline

Additionally, the company has formally lodged an Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act referral for the pipeline, which would transport gas from target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Galilee Energy’s Glenaras Gas Project in Central Queensland to the east coast domestic market. Galilee is currently undertaking commissioning activities at Glenaras, having drilled three lateral wells for its pilot program …
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Stakeholders disagree on gas market intervention

This week, in return for backing its tax cuts, the Federal Government made a deal with the Centre Alliance to investigate a gas reservation policy and bringing down domestic gas prices. But the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) said any market intervention needed to be carefully managed. “Sensible reforms can improve the efficiency …
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Chevron releases pipeline services tender

The new contract is for asset support and pipeline services for the Chevron-operated Gorgon, Wheatstone and Barrow Island Oilfield facilities, assisting with operations and turnaround events. The scope includes hose management, nitrogen services, specialist hydraulic services, helium leak testing, general tightness and pressure testing, pipe drying services and pipe cleaning services including pigging. The Gorgon …
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