Oil & Gas

GLX announces partnership with OPIS

Online LNG marketplace GLX has announced a partnership with US-based information service OPIS to create LNG indices, a week after Woodside announced it had invested in the platform.

Equus price tag $US3.5 billion

Western Gas is continuing planning work on a project to produce gas from the Equus field at a near-shore floating LNG facility, with a probable price tag of $US3.5 billion.

Bhagwan wins Melbourne contract

Perth-based Bhagwan Marine has diversified its business beyond its traditional focus on northern Australia by winning a marine maintenance contract at Port of Melbourne.

AHG falls from ASX 200, six WA companies join ASX 300

Automotive Holdings Group has slipped out of the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index, while six Western Australian companies have moved into the S&P/ASX 300 index.

WA govt rejects EPA carbon neutral advice

A recommendation by Western Australia's environmental watchdog that new emissions-intensive projects should be carbon neutral has swiftly been rejected by the state government.

EPA recommends carbon emissions crackdown

The Environmental Protection Authority has recommended that operators of future major projects in Western Australia pay to offset their carbon emissions, in order to help Australia meet its climate change obligations.

Wheatstone domgas gets pumping

Chevron has announced its Wheatstone domestic gas plant is ready to begin regular supply, two months after successful test flows into the market and two years after the first LNG shipment.

Election a prelude to sovereign risk questions

Major changes to government policy after the federal election could risk future investment in backfill gas projects, some of which are already quite marginal, according to Shell Australia chair Zoe Yujnovich.

Australis to raise $30.5m

Australis Oil & Gas is seeking to raise $30.5 million via a share placement, with the funds set progress its Tuscaloosa Marine Shale project in the US.

Woodside aiming for 2020 go-ahead on mega projects

Western Australia will know as early as next year if Woodside Petroleum's Scarborough, Pluto and Browse gas projects, worth a combined $36 billion, will be given the green light, as the business posted a 28 per cent rise in profit today.

Imdex extends Flexidrill assessment

Mining equipment supplier Imdex has extended its option to purchase New Zealand company Flexidrill and its patented technologies to the end of 2019.

Zenith to build 14.5MW power station

Zenith Energy has signed a power purchase agreement for a 14.5-megawatt power station at the Kirkalocka gold project.

AusGroup, CPB win LNG contracts

AusGroup's LNG contract with Chevron in Western Australia has been extended, while CPB Contractors has been awarded packages for Australia Pacific LNG in Queensland.

Carnarvon to raise $50m

Carnarvon Petroleum has launched a $50 million share placement, with the funds set to primarily progress the commercialisation of the Dorado oil discovery, as part of its Phoenix project, located in the North West Shelf.

Perth consultant wins Euro contract

Perth-based consulting firm Sustainability and Brisbane-based sub-consultant OSD have been contracted by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to work on a major gas pipeline in Eastern Europe.

Wood, KBR win Crux contract

Engineering firms Wood and KBR have secured a multi-million dollar contract for the Crux gas project, confirming Shell's desire to accelerate development of the gas field located 160km off the Kimberley coast.

WA exports step on the gas

Exports from Western Australia increased by 17.7 per cent to a record $144.8 billion in 2018, underpinning a strong improvement in the nation’s overall trade performance.

AGIG to expand WA’s largest gas storage facility

Australian Gas Infrastructure Group has announced it is expanding its Tubridgi gas storage facility near Onslow in the north-west of Western Australia.

Petrel, Warrego appoint Biggs

David Biggs has been appointed as a non-executive director at Petrel Energy and Warrego, subject to shareholder approval at an extraordinary general meeting in March.

Valmec wins $22m contract

Valmec has secured a $22 million deal with Jemena to conduct facility construction works at its Atlas Gas Pipeline project in south-west Queensland.

Sheffield signs LNG deal with Woodside, Energy Developments

Sheffield Resources has signed a deal with Woodside Petroleum and Energy Developments for the supply of liquified natural gas to the Thunderbird mineral sands project in the Kimberley.