Projects

  • SNC-Lavalin awarded engineering design sub-contract for Scarborough floating production unit

    Engineering, procurement, and construction services company, SNC-Lavalin (SNC), has signed two sub-contracts to support the development of a floating production unit on Woodside’s proposed Scarborough gas fie... more
  • Gulf of Mexico

    BP approves expansion project in the Gulf of Mexico

    BP will go ahead with the development of the Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The project will further boost output at one of the largest oil fields in the Gulf ... more
  • Construction begins on Wizard Lake Production Facilities

    Construction has commenced on ASX-listed production and exploration company, Whitebark Energy Ltd's, 30 per cent owned Wizard Lake surface facilities in Canada. The Wizard Lake development program encompasse... more
  • Jemena awards $20M construction contract for Atlas Gas Pipeline

    Energy infrastructure company, Jemena, has appointed Spiecapag Australia to construct a 60-kilometre pipeline, which forms a part of the $140 million Atlas Gas Pipeline Project, in south-west Queensland. Las... more

SNC-Lavalin awarded engineering design sub-contract for Scarborough floating production unit

Engineering, procurement, and construction services company, SNC-Lavalin (SNC), has signed two sub-contracts to support the development of a floating production unit on Woodside’s proposed Scarborough gas field development project in Western Australia. Woodside is proposing to develop the Scarborough gas resource, located in the Carnarvon Basin, approximately 375 kilometres west-northwest of the Burrup Peninsula in Western Australia. The new offshore facilities would initially have seven high-rate, subsea gas wells tied back to a semi-submersible floating production unit moored in 900 metres of water clo... more

Jemena awards $20M construction contract for Atlas Gas Pipeline

Energy infrastructure company, Jemena, has appointed Spiecapag Australia to construct a 60-kilometre pipeline, which forms a part of the $140 million Atlas Gas Pipeline Project, in south-west Queensland. Last year Jemena was awarded the right to build, own, and operate the Atlas Gas Pipeline Project by Senex Energy. The Atlas acreage is the first of 13 acreages awarded by the Queensland Government with all gas from the project earmarked for the domestic market. The Atlas Gas Pipeline is expected to span 60 kilometres from Senex Energy’s Atlas acreage, south-west of Wandoan, to Jemena’s Darling Downs... more

McDermott wraps up final offshore campaign for Ichthys LNG Project

McDermott International, Inc. has completed its final offshore campaign for the INPEX-operated Ichthys Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project. This was the second of two remaining work packages left under McDermott's contract, which was the largest subsea contract ever awarded at the time. Most of the EPCI for the SURF contract awarded in January 2012 was completed by the end of 2017. The final offshore campaign involved subsea tiebacks to new drill centres and was executed by McDermott's Lay Vessel 108 (LV 108). The vessel has recorded 813,694 hours without any lost time incidents since its first campaign in 20... more

Drilling rig draws closer to Dorado-2 well

Carnarvon Petroleum Limited has announced the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig commenced mobilising from the Corvus-2 well location on 26 April 2019 and is now close to being on the Dorado-2 well location. The Dorado-2 well is located approximately 160 kilometres north-northeast of Port Hedland in the Bedout Sub-basin. Drilling is in approximately 95 metres water depth with the Dorado-2 location being around 2.2 kilometres from the Dorado-1 location. The Dorado-2 well is the first appraisal of the significant Dorado discovery that was drilled in the second half of 2018. The Dorado-2 well is pla... more

BP approves expansion project in the Gulf of Mexico

BP will go ahead with the development of the Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The project will further boost output at one of the largest oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico and marks BP’s latest major investment in the U.S. offshore region. The project is expected to add an estimated 50,000 gross barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) of production at its peak at the existing Thunder Horse platform, with first oil expected in 2021. Starlee Sykes, BP’s regional president for the Gulf of Mexico and Canada said the expansion is another example of how ... more

Construction begins on Wizard Lake Production Facilities

Construction has commenced on ASX-listed production and exploration company, Whitebark Energy Ltd's, 30 per cent owned Wizard Lake surface facilities in Canada. The Wizard Lake development program encompasses the construction of a pipeline and installation of initial production facilities on a multi-well pad and the drilling of two new Wizard Lake wells in this calendar year. Construction of the facilities - an access road and installation of pipelines - comprise the next stage of the Wizard Lake development that will bring the Rex-1 well into production and facilitate drilling of the Rex-2 and Rex-3 wells... more

Melbana terminates Cuba Block 9 agreement with AMEC

Melbana Energy Limited has advised that the Cuba Block 9 Production Sharing Contract (Block 9 PSC) farminee Anhui Modestinner Energy Co., Ltd. (AMEC), a wholly owned and guaranteed subsidiary of Anhui Guangda Mining Investment Co. Ltd. (AGMI), has not satisfied the Conditions Precedent in the Farmout Agreement within the time allocated. As a result of AMEC’s failure to satisfy the Conditions Precedent within the required timelines, Melbana has terminated the Farmout Agreement to enable it to progress discussions with other potential farminees interested in gaining exposure to the company’s portfolio of ex... more

Equinor wins seven exploration blocks offshore Argentina

Oil and gas company, Equinor, will now add seven offshore exploration blocks to its portfolio, after presenting winning bids in the 1st Offshore Licensing Round in Argentina. The bid round was arranged in Buenos Aires on 16 April. A total of 38 blocks were on offer in the licensing round, the first open bid round for Argentinean offshore acreage in more than 20 years. Equinor submitted the winning bids for five blocks as operator. The Company also participated in winning bids for one block to be operated by YPF and one block to be operated by Total. In commenting on the news, Equinor’s executive... more