More than 190 countries signed on the dotted line of the Paris Agreement in 2015, forming a new global consensus on the imperative to halt rising temperatures. The collective results since then haven’t been enough.
Australian LNG developer Woodside (ASX:WPL) said today that it is on track for a targeted final investment decision (FID) on the Scarborough and Pluto Train 2 developments before the end of this year. The company is also benefitting from strong liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices.
Despite a proposed carbon capture and storage (CCS) scheme, the Santos-led (ASX:STO) Barossa liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia, will continue to release financially risky carbon dioxide emissions onsite, onshore and across the supply chain. This makes it one of the more expensive and dirtiest gas projects in the world, according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
Australian east coast gas producer Senex Energy (AX:SXY) said today that it had received a $605 million takeover offer from POSCO International (KS:047050) and has embarked on an exclusive period of due diligence with the South Korean trader.
Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Woodside (ASX:WPL) is collaborating with US-based Heliogen, a provider of AI-enabled concentrated solar energy, to build a 5 MW commercial-scale demonstration facility in California.
JGC (TYO:1963) said today that it has reached a settlement with Inpex (TYO:1605) regarding the lawsuit that Inpex filed against joint venture company JKC, which consists of KBR (NYSE:KBR), Chiyoda (TYO:6366) and JGC, relating to the construction of the giant Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in northern Australia.
Investment research firm Bernstein has named Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Woodside (ASX:WPL) as its “best idea” for the fourth quarter 2021 as prices surge and the Asian market tightens. Significantly, Woodside is one of the most exposed LNG suppliers to the spot market.
Thurso-based battery maker AMTE Power has unveiled plans to build a production line in Australia as it takes further steps towards its ambition of building a UK-based “gigafactory”.
Indonesia has approved the subsea route for what could be the world’s first intercontinental power grid, connecting Australia to Singapore, with 24/7 renewable power. The official nod means Sun Cable’s ambitious project, that proposes the world’s largest solar farm, the world’s biggest battery, and the world's longest undersea cable, has moved a step closer to reality.
Analysts expect Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplier Woodside (ASX:WPL) to benefit as China faces a severe winter of energy shortages, with primary energy demand surging to a 10-year high.
Asia Pacific-focused Jadestone Energy (LON:JSE) today said it has successfully tied the Montara H6 development well into the Montara field facilities offshore Australia in the Timor Sea and started production.
BP (LON:BP) has signed a heads of agreement to buy 3.75 million tonnes per year (t/y) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Beach Energy’s (ASX:BPT) onshore Waitsia gas project in Western Australia’s Perth basin for a five-year term.
Australian junior Norwest Energy (ASX:NEW) recently announced a large gas discovery in the onshore Perth basin in Australia. The news bolsters recent analysis from consultancy Rystad Energy that suggests conditions are ripe for a significant development opportunity, with the basin potentially emerging as a key source of gas supply in Western Australia.
Multiple shale gas exploration wells are being drilled in the remote Beetaloo basin in Australia’s Northern Territory and recent results have raised expectations that the area could be on par with shale gas plays in North America. Significantly, investors could finally find out whether the shale play is commercial by the end of next year.
Aberdeen-based Wood and National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) today announced that the pair have teamed up to deliver an artificial intelligence (AI) software solution for offshore asset inspections that could create savings of A$2.8 billion ($2 billion) per year.
BHP Group will transfer some $3.9 billion worth of oil and gas decommissioning liabilities to Woodside if the pair’s merger goes through successfully. The liability is much smaller than expected helping to ease investor concerns at Woodside.
Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Woodside has joined five parties to establish the HyStation company, which aims to build and operate hydrogen refuelling stations to service public transport bus fleets in South Korea.
Australia’s Santos today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with East Timor’s regulator ANPM to progress a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, estimated to cost $1.6 billion, at the ageing Bayu Undan field in the Timor Sea. But low returns and high complexity threaten the viability of the proposed scheme.
Japan’s Inpex said yesterday that it has made arrangements for a ‘carbon neutral’ shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG project in Australia to be delivered to compatriot Toho Gas.
Well management firm Exceed has announced the launch of an Australasian business as it eyes the country’s burgeoning decommissioning market.
Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine will carry out front-end engineering design (FEED) work for the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility that will form part of Santos’ Dorado development offshore Australia.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) will play an important role in decarbonising liquefied natural gas (LNG), but the pace of progress remains too slow, writes Gavin Thompson, Asia Pacific vice chair, Wood Mackenzie.
By identifying gaps in the well services market and working closely with established international partners, Wellvene has significantly expanded its global reach over the last three years.
Positive shale gas exploration results in Australia’s remote Northern Territory have seen UK-listed Falcon Oil & Gas’ share price treble since Friday on expectations that the Beetaloo basin could be on par with shale gas plays in North America.
Australia’s offshore environment and safety regulator NOPSEMA has ordered BHP to clean up three offshore fields following years of “limited action” and equipment sinking to the seabed, reported BoilingCold. This will add to the decommissioning burden Woodside will inherit if it absorbs BHP’s oil and gas assets as part of a deal announced last month.