Woodside Energy (ASX:WDS) produced record volumes of oil and gas in 2022, the Australian LNG exporter announced today as it released its fourth quarter financials. Woodside is also getting ready for numerous final investment decisions (FIDs) on various projects in 2023.
Japan’s Inpex has reiterated that it is targeting start-up of the stalled Abadi LNG project in the Masela Block offshore Indonesia in the early 2030s.
Shell (LON:SHEL) has taken a final investment decision (FID) to develop the Crux natural gas field offshore Western Australia.
Japan’s Inpex (TYO:1605) has confirmed that it will not take a final investment decision (FID) for its proposed Abadi liquefied natural gas (LNG) development in the Masela Block offshore Indonesia until the second half of the 2020s with the aim of starting production in the early 2030s. However, questions remain around the commercial viability of the project and this also marks the latest in a series of delays for Abadi.
A French court has found against TotalEnergies in a case on the “duty of vigilance” law, with environmental NGOs claiming this as a victory.
Malaysian national energy company Petronas is expected to accelerate final investment decisions (FIDs) for upstream oil and gas projects between 2022 and 2023 following a sharp decline over 2020-21, according to the latest research from Rystad Energy.
Shell and its partners, Petronas Carigali and Brunei Energy Exploration, have taken a final investment decision (FID) on the Timi sweet gas development offshore Malaysia that will help boost the country’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. Significantly, Shell said the development marks its first offshore wellhead platform to be powered by solar and wind in Malaysia.
A strategic merger between BHP and Woodside has been on the deal dream list in oil and gas circles going back three decades. Yesterday the pair confirmed that they will enter into a merger of their respective oil and gas portfolios in an all-stock deal that creates an LNG powerhouse.
Inpex will delay a final investment decision (FID) for its proposed Abadi liquefied natural gas (LNG) development in the Masela Block offshore Indonesia as survey work has been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic and design adjustments may be needed due to climate change.
TotalEnergies and its partners are targeting to start front-end engineering and design (FEED) work at the Papua liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, led by the French company, next year. Significantly, ExxonMobil could also be close to cutting a critical deal with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government that would help expand the development.
Australia’s Woodside said today that it has launched the sell-down processes for Pluto Train 2 and Scarborough ahead of a planned final investment decision (FID) for the LNG export development that is expected to cost more than $11 billion.
Shell has failed to generate any significant interest in the sales process for its share of the giant Abadi LNG project one year after the Indonesian government announced the Anglo-Dutch supermajor’s intention to divest.
Repsol and partner Petronas plan to take a final investment decision (FID) on the giant Kali Berau Dalam (KBD) gas discovery on the Sakakemang Block in Indonesia next year with full production targeted by 2027.
Australia’s Santos today announced that its large Dorado oil project offshore Western Australia has started the front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase. Santos is also seeking buyers for a share in the development, which has a “very low” carbon dioxide footprint and is expected to initially cost $2 billion.
Australia’s Woodside has set new interim and long-term targets to hit net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 at its Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project.
Shell has reached a key milestone for giving the greenlight to Jackdaw, a North Sea project which was delayed amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Australia’s Santos plans to take a final investment decision (FID) on its proposed Moomba carbon capture and storage (CCS) project that it said would be among the largest in the world.
A final investment decision for the Etinde project in Cameroon has slipped once more, with Bowleven now tipping 2022.
Australia’s Santos has awarded the biggest contract tied to its $3.6 billion Barossa liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in northern Australia that will backfill Darwin LNG. This offers a strong signal that a final approval for the scheme is imminent.
Oil Search will start a 15% selldown process for its proposed 80,000 barrels of oil per day Pikka low emissions oil project in Alaska by April. Phase 1 of Pikka is expected to cost about $3 billion and produce oil at a break-even cost of supply less than $40 per barrel Brent, inclusive of a 10% return, reckons the Australian-based company.
The delayed Total-led liquefied natural gas (LNG) export development in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has signed a key fiscal stability agreement with the government. This marks a significant step in de-risking the proposed 5.33 million tonne per year Papua LNG scheme.
Nigeria LNG (NLNG) has taken the final investment decision (FID) on Train 7, the long-awaited expansion project that will take the project’s capacity to 30 million tonnes per year.
Delfin Midstream is moving ahead with front-end engineering and design (FEED) work on its Delfin LNG scheme.
Vitol and Mozambique’s state-owned Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) have set out plans for a trading-focused joint venture.
BW Energy is planning to reach a final investment decision (FID) on its Ruche development, in Gabon’s Dussafu licence, in the last quarter of the year. Further growth is expected to come from August’s Hibiscus discovery. The company continues to hold the Kudu gas project, in Namibia, but like many others before it, progress appears slow.