Workers at Chevron’s liquefied natural gas facilities in Australia gave notice Monday to resume strikes, a move that could disrupt supplies and send prices higher.
Union members at Chevron Corp. liquefied natural gas facilities in Australia are deciding on a plan to resume strikes after criticizing the company’s efforts to finalize an agreement on pay and conditions.
Chevron (NYSE: CVX) and unions are close to a deal to end strikes at LNG export plants in Australia that have roiled global markets, with the nation’s regulator proposing an agreement to bridge the remaining issues.
The Offshore Alliance has refused to provide advance warning to Chevron of strike action.
Liquefied natural gas workers at key Chevron sites in Western Australia have begun ramping up a campaign of industrial action in a dispute that has roiled global energy markets.
Chevron (NYSE: CVX) is applying to a labor regulator to help resolve its dispute with unions at liquefied natural gas sites in Australia as workers continue partial strikes.
Members of the Offshore Alliance union said they will stop work completely for two weeks starting Sept. 14.
Employees at two Chevron liquefied natural gas facilities in Australia voted down the company’s pay package proposal, according to a union body, opening the way for a resumption of talks in the standoff that threatens global supply.
The threat of strikes at some Australian liquefied natural gas plants remains in focus amid pay disputes between Chevron and union officials, as unions endorsed action at the company’s Gorgon and Wheatstone facilities.
Workers threatening strikes at Chevron Corp. and Woodside Energy Group liquefied natural gas operations in Australia have urged the firms to quickly resolve disputes and avoid any costly disruption to exports.
Subsea opportunities will be plentiful in Asia Pacific over the coming years as international oil companies (IOCs) and national oil companies (NOCs) advance a backlog of projects, while offshore wind developers accelerate activity across the region.
Aberdeen-headquartered EnerMech has been awarded a five-year contract extension with Chevron for oil and gas facilities in Western Australia.
Woodside Petroleum has slashed its spending this year by 50%, to around $2.4 billion, but Senegal’s Sangomar development should progress as planned.
Cape, which provides support services to the energy and natural resources sectors, reported mixed trading conditions in the first quarter of 2016 with margins lower than expected but with "solid" order intake and revenue.
Oil major Chevron has signed up Alinta Energy to buy gas from the company’s Wheatstone project.
Work is well underway on Chevron's Wheatstone Project. One of Australia's largest resource projects, it will also be the country's first natural gas hub.
Oil major Chevron has successfully completed one of the largest offshore platform installations in the company's history. The Wheatstone topside marked a major milestone for the project which is almost 60% complete. It will be Australia's first naturl gas hub.
Subsea products and equipment manufacturer Ennsub has finished sealing work on a platform in Australia. The Aberdeen head-quartered firm worked on the design, manufacture, testing and installation and sealing systems for the Wheatstone Liquefied Natural Gas platform off the Australian coast.