The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA (CME) has welcomed the federal government’s plan to deliver new deregulation measures for Australian businesses, saying it could save Western Australian resources projects more than $23 million each year.
Australian Gas Infrastructure Group has been awarded a contract by Woodside Petroleum to build a gas pipeline connecting the Pluto LNG plant with the North West Shelf venture's nearby Karratha gas plant.
A focus on safety and efficiency has helped Tensa Equipment spin-off Roborigger win an unprecedented three of four sponsored platinum awards at this year’s Innovator of the Year ceremony, including the Business News ‘Great for the State’ award.
Oil and gas explorer Strike Energy announced today it has raised $30 million through a share placement and is seeking an additional $5 million through a share purchase plan, primarily to fund the company’s exploration and appraisal programs in the Perth Basin.
Modec International has been selected to build a floating production platform for the Barossa gas project, beating a consortium of Technip and Samsung, with gas to be piped to backfill the Darwin LNG plant.
Woodside Petroleum is priming itself to begin design work on its $30 billion Browse LNG project by the end of the year, and has reiterated its intention for a final decision on construction during the first half of 2021.
ANALYSIS: Plans for oil exploration in the Canning Basin announced over the weekend may deliver good news for Western Australia, but some of the claims surrounding the latest drilling program are extravagant to say the least.
Santos has struck a deal to pay up to $US1.44 billion ($A2.12 billion) for ConocoPhillips' interests in northern Australia, including its majority stake in the Darwin LNG plant and its interest in three major gas fields off the coast of Western Australia and the Northern Territory.