Coleman flags ownership changes at NW Shelf

Woodside Petroleum chief executive Peter Coleman said today that changes to the ownership of the North West Shelf Venture would be a natural progression as it became an infrastructure asset servicing offshore gas fields.

Acquisition could boost NWSV life extension case

Some of the North West Shelf Venture partners might either sell their stake in the operation or take an equity interest in potential projects such as Browse as one potential solution to find backfill liquids for Karratha gas plant in the next decade, according to a report by Wood Mackenzie.

Woodside director to lead CEDA

Melinda Cilento has been chosen to succeed Stephen Martin as chief executive of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia.

Gorgon LNG production ahead of the curve

Chevron’s Gorgon project has shaken off last year’s teething issues to ship at an above-capacity run rate in July, exporting 1.4 million tonnes of LNG in the month, according to the latest data from consultancy Energy Quest.

Santos takes $877m hit due to oil prices

Oil and gas producer Santos will book an impairment charge of $US690 million ($A877 million) in its half-year results due next week after lowering its oil price forecasts.

Santos to supply gas to SA power plant

Oil and gas producer Santos has signed an agreement to supply gas to Engie's Pelican Point power station in South Australia.

RCR wins $315m in solar work

RCR Tomlinson has won two contracts worth a combined $315 million for the construction and maintenance of two solar farms in Queensland for Edify Energy.

Murdoch, Chevron unite for Harry Butler Institute

The legacy of one of Western Australia’s environmental pioneers has been recognised with the launch of the Harry Butler Institute – an initiative set up through a partnership between Murdoch University and energy giant Chevron.

Origin Energy to take $1.2bn hit on gas

Origin Energy has flagged a second-half $1.2 billion hit to its full-year results, largely relating to an impairment in its Australia Pacific LNG interest.

Wyatt moves to enable Alinta access to NWIS

The state government plans to prepare reforms to allow third-party access in the North West Interconnected System, the Pilbara’s electricity network, ready for a cabinet decision in March 2018, in a move that would end years of impasse.

Woodside to spend $400m on Fifo camp

Woodside Petroleum is hoping to win state government backing for a new 700-bed fly-in, fly-out camp at Karratha, after selecting a consortium led by Multiplex and Compass Group to build, own and operate the facility.

SRG wins $26m contract in Kuwait

Perth-based SRG has won a $26.5 million contract for work on an LNG project in Kuwait for Hyundai Engineering and Construction.

Summit generates $37m despite plant trip

Two of Western Australia’s biggest power stations have earned after-tax profits of around $37 million in the 12 months to March, despite one of the generators being out of action, according to the annual report of their part owner.

Action taken over WA gas site bullying

The major contractor at Chevron's massive Wheatstone gas project says it has taken action after more than 250 workers signed a petition alleging serious workplace bullying.

Carnegie weighs wave options

ASX-listed Carnegie Clean Energy is evaluating three sites for the initial deployment of its CETO 6 wave power technology, including Albany and Cornwall, after it was confirmed today its Garden Island microgrid project will initially not include wave power.

South Hedland power plant not ready: Fortescue

Fortescue Metals Group claimed today that a new power station built by Canadian company TransAlta Corporation at South Hedland had failed to achieve commercial production, while the miner also announced it would buy back a second power station it sold to TransAlta in 2012.

Buru to raise funds for Ungani

Onshore oil company Buru Energy has tapped investors for $10.2 million to fund ongoing development of its Ungani operation in the Canning Basin.

Miro directors resurface

Six months after shutting down specialist oil and gas advisory firm Miro Advisers, Tim Woodall has joined the board of Melbourne-based explorer and producer FAR as a non-executive director.

Origin oil and gas revenue doubles

Origin Energy has lifted full-year oil and gas production by 40 per cent to 323 petajoules, helped by the ramp-up of operations at its Australia Pacific liquefied natural gas project and better-than-expected output from its conventional oil and gas business.

WA wins for subsea work

Two Western Australian businesses have been recognised for their achievements in the subsea engineering sector at the 2017 Subsea Energy Australia awards.