Discounts grow in gas battle on AGL entry

Sydney-based AGL made its long-awaited entry to the Perth gas market this week, with price cuts and a range of customer incentives underpinning the company’s offering as the sector’s newest player in the domestic gas sector.

Drilling success for AWE

AWE has reported more positive drilling results at its half-owned Waitsia gas field near Dongara, which it has previously said could be the biggest onshore gas discovery in WA for 50 years.

Renewables projects compete for backing

Competition among developers of renewable energy projects in WA's South West is hotting up, with two solar farms starting construction this year and a further eight major projects hoping to join them.

AER to build solar, wind farm for GMA Garnet

Perth-based Advanced Energy Resources has won an $8 million contract to build and operate a three megawatt wind and solar farm to power GMA Garnet Group’s Port Gregory mine near Kalbarri.

Monadelphous wins more Ichthys work

Engineering firm Monadelphous Group has won two new contracts totalling $170 million, one of which is for further work on the Ichthys LNG project in Darwin.

Monadelphous wins $600m Woodside contract

Monadelphous Group has won a five-year contract to provide its services to a number of Woodside Petroleum’s operations in the North West.

APA Group to power Gruyere

APA Group will construct a new $180 million gas pipeline and power station to provide energy to Gold Road Resources’ Gruyere gold project near Laverton.

Whittens wins $22m contract

Perth-based construction company Whittens has won a $22 million contract to provide its services to MACH Energy Australia’s Mount Pleasant thermal coal project in NSW.

Whittens wins more Ichthys work

Concrete construction group Whittens has won a contract to provide its services to the construction of cryogenic tanks at the Ichthys LNG project in Darwin for an undisclosed sum.

Rooftop solar changing energy market

Rooftop solar panels cut peak electricity demand last summer by 7 per cent and their growing popularity is reshaping consumption patterns, potentially at higher cost to electricity generators, a new report has found.

Wood Group wins Woodside contract

Engineering company Wood Group has won a $US6 million ($A7.9 million) contract to provide its services to Woodside Petroleum’s Greater Western Flank project in the North West Shelf.

Monadelphous wins $125m in new work

Monadelphous Group has won a contract to complete cryogenic tanks at the Ichthys LNG project in Darwin – the same job that Laing O’Rourke walked away from in March.

Woodside fears Senegal development delay

Woodside Petroleum says its joint venture partner at the SNE oilfield offshore Senegal, FAR, has declined to support a transition for the energy giant to eventually take over as operator of the operation.

Zeta out, Pancontinental moves in on Bombora

A third party has made a play to acquire private company Bombora Natural Energy, after Zeta Petroleum backed out of its takeover plans with the target yesterday.

Woodside secures LNG deal in Indonesia

Energy giant Woodside Petroleum has inked an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas to an Indonesian government-owned enterprise.

Regulator gives AGL, Origin green light

East coast-based companies AGL Energy and Origin Energy have received approval to enter Western Australia’s domestic gas market, where they will join Wesfarmers subsidiary Kleenheat and Alinta Energy.

Buru takes full ownership of Ungani

Onshore oil producer Buru Energy has taken full ownership of the Ungani operation in the Canning Basin as part of an asset swap with its joint venture partner, Mitsubishi Corporation.

Triangle buys out Cliff Head stakeholder

A joint venture between Cottesloe-based Triangle Energy Global and Royal Energy has taken full ownership of the Cliff Head offshore oil project in the Perth Basin after buying out previous stakeholder Roc Oil for $US3.75 million ($A5 million).

Enerji exits administration

Thermal energy company Enerji has exited administration with plans to raise $5.6 million and lift a share trading suspension on the ASX.

Contract to build waste treatment plant for Woodside

An Auckland-based industrial services provider has won a contract with Woodside Petroleum to build a treatment plant in Karratha to process waste from the energy giant’s oil and gas operations, for an undisclosed sum.

Pan Asia to sell share in Indonesian project

Diversified energy company Pan Asia Corporation announced today that it has entered in to a heads of agreement with Glory Merry for the sale of its Innovation West Mantewe subsidiary, which has a 75 per cent interest in Indonesian mining operation Transcoal Minergy.