Category Archives: Australia

Australia’s Ichthys LNG dealt blow as major contractor pulls plug

* CIMIC pulls out of building power station to supply Ichthys LNG * Ichthys operator Inpex says power station 89 pct complete * Ichthys LNG Jul-Sept 2017 start-up likely to be delayed By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, Jan 25 Australia’s over … Continue reading

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Indonesian government freezes PTTEP licenses

4 December 2016 03:31   Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA News) – The Indonesian government has finally decided to freeze the licenses and assets of PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) operations in Indonesia. “This is an extraordinary step that we … Continue reading

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APLNG 2nd train starts production

ConocoPhilips-operated Australia Pacific LNG project said Monday it had produced the equivalent of a cargo of liquefied natural gas from the second train at its facility on Curtis Island near Gladstone. Australia Pacific LNG CEO, Page Maxson, said the second … Continue reading

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SKE wins multiple drilling, decommissioning contracts

07/11/2016 Offshore staff KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – SapuraKencana Petroleum subsidiaries have won new contracts with a combined value of around $125 million, including various offshore jobs. JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration has contracted the SapuraKencana Drilling Tioman (SKD Tioman) … Continue reading

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Woodside contracts Technip for multi-disciplinary engineering services

05/11/2016 Offshore staff PARIS – Technip has received a contract from Woodside to provide multi-disciplinary engineering services as part of an engineering panel. This contract covers all Woodside-operated offshore and subsea producing assets. Under the agreement, Technip and Genesis may provide … Continue reading

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Chevron’s Gorgon LNG faces two-month shutdown

April 6, 2016 Angela Macdonald-Smith Energy Reporter Chevron’s troubles with its over-budget and late Gorgon liquefied natural gas project have escalated, with technical problems forcing a shutdown after only one export shipment and production set to be halted for up … Continue reading

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Western Australia’s Gorgon liquefied natural gas project begins production

8-March-2016 After construction delays, union woes, and multi-billion-dollar budget blow-outs, the Gorgon liquefied natural gas project is finally up and running off WA’s north-west coast. Chevron Corporation has announced the first shipment is expected to leave next week from Barrow … Continue reading

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