Few places better illustrate the tension between pursuing profit and tackling climate change than Australia’s Abbot Point port in northern Queensland.
And then there was one.
Total said today that the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Ichthys has left Darwin, Australia, following the production start-up at the end of July.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. agreed to sell its energy, chemicals and resources unit to Australia’s WorleyParsons Ltd. for $3.3 billion to focus on its higher growth and margin aerospace and infrastructure businesses.
The Inpex Corp.-operated Ichthys LNG export project in northern Australia may load its first natural gas cargo as soon as this week, according to people with knowledge of the venture’s preliminary sales plans.
Japanese oil firm Inpex said today that production had begun at the Ichthys LNG project offshore Australia.
Independent oil firm Jadestone Energy has completed a £147.1million acquisition of the Montara project off the coast of Australia.
Japanese firm Modec is in contention to provide a floating production vessel for the Barossa project in Australia.
Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) will supply subsea production equipment to Chevron for the second phase of the Gorgon LNG project off Australia.
BP has decided to back out of the £978 million (USD $1.3 billion) acquisition of Woolworths' retail business in Australia.
Western Australia is a region characterised by its huge liquefied natural gas market, aiming to overtake Qatar as the world’s largest LNG exporter by 2020.
Australian firm Woodside has handed oil field service giant TechnipFMC the contract for upgrading the Pluto platform for water treatment.
Japanese firm Inpex said today that it had finished commissioning the central processing facility for the Ichthys LNG project off western Australia.
Energy giant Shell has released a video of special remotely piloted drones which are used to inspect thousands of wells and pipelines in Australia.
Wood has extended a deal to provide a range of services for the Gorgon Stage Two development off western Australia.
Australian firm Santos has received a revised $10.4billion takeover offer from US business Harbour Energy.
Australia is on track to match Qatar as the world’s biggest liquefied natural gas exporter next year. The boost to the budget bottom line? Virtually nil.
The Northern Territory (NT) government in Australia has lifted a moratorium on fracking.
An Aberdeen-headquartered oil firm has safeguarded 10 Scottish jobs after striking a deal to farm out 50% of a prospect in western Australia.
Aberdeen energy service firm Xodus Group has secured £2million worth of contracts in Australia and south-east Asia.
Indonesia’s state-owned oil company Pertamina has admitted it is responsible for a deadly oil spill in Borneo.
Aberdeenshire-based Stats Group is aiming to expand its operations in Australia through a new partnership.
A strong earthquake has shaken Papua New Guinea a month after a more powerful quake killed at least 125 people in the Pacific island nation.
Aberdeen-headquartered MInteg has opened its first international base in Australia for entry into the country’s oil and gas market.
Shell has struck a deal to sell its portfolio in New Zealand to Austrian energy firm OMV for £415million.