Jemena opens construction tender for $15m Sydney project

Jemena Gas Networks has launched a tender process for the construction of its Western Sydney green gas project (WSGGP) in New South Wales. The project consists of a power to gas facility at Horsley Park, which will transform renewable electrical energy into hydrogen and be injected up to 2 per cent by volume into the …
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Contractors set to feel COVID-19 impact: Rystad

Contractors will have to compete harder than ever, with Rystad Energy confirming that due to oil and gas companies cutting their investment budgets, it will only leave $US60 billion ($93.6 billion) worth of greenfield tenders for the market of services companies. According to the Rystad Energy analysis, pre-COVID-19 estimates placed the total value of tenders …
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Industry funds LNG training

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) announced $400,000 in funding towards the training as a support to the Western Australian Government’s LNG Jobs Taskforce. The program would create the materials and coursework needed to ensure LNG workers obtain qualifications recognised by all the operating companies in the industry. APPEA Chief Executive Andrew McConville …
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Otway Basin well spudding

The onshore gas exploration well Dombey-1 has commenced spudding as of this week. Dombey-1 is located in PEL 494, approximately 25 km northwest of Haselgrove-3 ST1 in the adjoining PPL-62 licence, which contains gas discoveries in the Pretty Hill Formation and Sawpit Sandstone. The two reservoirs are the primary targets for Dombey-1. Upon a successful …
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West Erregulla-2 becomes Australia’s deepest onshore well

Operated by Strike Energy with assistance from 50-50 joint venture (JV) partner Warrego Energy, West Erregulla-2 is currently at a depth of 5,017 m, with the well now interpreted to have intercepted the targeted High Cliff sandstones. Last week the JV reported the gas encountered in the shallower Kingia sandstone was a “significant” discovery that …
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Government releases largest offshore acreage in 20 years

Comprising 64 areas, more than 120,000 km2 in total, the acreage has been released for a single round of work program bidding which is open until 5 March 2020. The areas released were nominated by the oil and gas industry before consultation was undertaken with the public, governments and stakeholders to determine the final release. …
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Drilling continues in Amadeus Basin

Project operator Santos and JV partner Central Petroleum have drilled the exploration well to 2,604 m measured depth, with a 273 mm surface casing now cemented in place. Central reported that low background gas levels were observed while drilling through the Gillen Formation, with a forward plan to dill out the shoe track and perform …
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Commissioning complete at biogas project

Project developer 1414 Degrees has constructed the GAS-TESS, a commercial pilot of a molten silicon energy storage system that will be used to store energy generated from biogas created during water treatment, at SA Water’s Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant. 1414 Degrees has reported the full suite of ten biogas burners are now commissioned and performing …
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Origin CEO calls for support of gas

Speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Conference in Brisbane this week, Mr Calabria said that with focus on energy turning to the reduction of emissions, it was becoming increasingly important to inform the Australian people of the role gas would play in the world’s energy future. “The key for us as …
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