Projects

  • LS Cable & System awarded submarine cable contract in Taiwan

    Korea-based industrial company, LS Cable & System (LS C&S), has secured a contract to deliver submarine cables for the Greater Changhua offshore project in Taiwan until 2021. On July 12, LS C&S ... more
  • BHP issues tender for LNG-fuelled iron ore transport

    BHP has released the world’s first bulk carrier tender for LNG-fuelled transport for up to to 27 million tonnes of its iron ore. Introducing LNG-fuelled ships into BHP’s maritime supply chain is expecte... more
  • Abu Dhabi

    Joint venture celebrates first oil production from Abu Dhabi field

    Abu Dhabi, UAE: Al Dhafra Petroleum, a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), the Korea National Oil Company (KNOC) and GS Energy, and one of ADNOC’s youngest operating companies, h... more
  • Crib Point gas

    Crib Point gas import project to deliver gas in 2022

    AGL Energy Limited (AGL) has announced that the company expects first gas to be delivered from the proposed AGL Gas Import Jetty at Crib Point in Victoria in the second half of FY22. AGL had previously indicate... more

First LNG cargo shipped from Prelude FLNG

The first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has officially set sail from the Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas facility (Prelude FLNG) via the Valencia Knutsen vessel to customers in Asia. Prelude FLNG is an offshore development which was designed to produce natural gas from a remote field approximately 475 kilometres north-east of Broome in Western Australia. Operated by Shell and supported by its joint venture partners INPEX, KOGAS and OPIC, Prelude FLNG is set to produce 3.6 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of LNG, 1.3 mtpa of condensate and 0.4 mtpa of LPG. In commenting on the news, Integ... more

Offshore drilling campaign underway at Gorgon

Chevron Australia and the Gorgon joint venture participants have commenced the Gorgon Stage Two drilling campaign off the northwest coast of Western Australia. Gorgon Stage Two is an expansion of the existing subsea gas gathering network on the Chevron-led Gorgon facility and is part of the project’s original development plan. Chevron Australia Managing Director Al Williams said the campaign will drill 11 additional wells in the Gorgon and Jansz-Io gas fields to maintain long-term natural gas supply to the 15.6 million tonnes per annum LNG and domestic gas plants on Barrow Island. “This development ... more

Construction contract awarded for gas terminal

Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) has announced another important milestone in the development of its Port Kembla Gas Terminal (PKGT) with the award of the key wharf facility and pipeline construction contract (Contract) for the LNG import facility. New South Wales, Australia currently imports over 95 per cent of its domestic gas from other states. This means that local industries, business and households can be impacted by supply or price shifts occurring in other states. AIE states that LNG will be sourced from international suppliers and transported by LNG carriers to Port Kembla, where it will be tran... more

Contract awarded for Woodside’s Scarborough development

Two sub-contracts have been awarded 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 close to the Scarborough field. Gas would be transported by an approximat... more

LS Cable & System awarded submarine cable contract in Taiwan

Korea-based industrial company, LS Cable & System (LS C&S), has secured a contract to deliver submarine cables for the Greater Changhua offshore project in Taiwan until 2021. On July 12, LS C&S entered a contract with Denmark’s national energy company, Ørsted, for which it will be supplying submarine cables to Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farm. Changhua 1 and 2a will be located 35 to 50 kilometres off the coast of Changhua County and will have a capacity of approximately 900MW - enough to supply around 1 million Taiwanese households with green power. The offshore wind farm will feature... more

Joint venture celebrates first oil production from Abu Dhabi field

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Al Dhafra Petroleum, a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), the Korea National Oil Company (KNOC) and GS Energy, and one of ADNOC’s youngest operating companies, has begun producing crude oil from Abu Dhabi’s Haliba field and discovered potential resources in three new fields in its concession area. Haliba field, located along the southeast border of Abu Dhabi emirate, is a building block of ADNOC’s oil production capacity growth to 4 million barrels per day by the end of 2020. ADNOC said the initial production from the field would progressively increase to 4... more

Shell starts production at Appomattox in the Gulf of Mexico

Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its subsidiary Shell Offshore Inc (Shell) has started production at the Shell-operated Appomattox floating production system months ahead of schedule, opening a new frontier in the deep-water US Gulf of Mexico. Appomattox, which currently has an expected production of 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), is the first commercial discovery now brought into production in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico Norphlet formation. Andy Brown, Upstream Director said Appomattox was safely brought online ahead of schedule and far under budget as a result of a commitment to drive... more

BP and partners confirm investment offshore Angola

BP and its partners have confirmed further investment into deepwater Block 15, offshore Angola as part of an agreement with Angola's National Agency for Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (NAPGB). The agreement will extend the production sharing agreement for the Block 15 through 2032 The deal will also give the state-owned company Sonangol a 10 per cent equity interest in the block. Operated by Esso Angola, Block 15 has produced more than 2.2 billion barrels of oil since 2003. As part of the redevelopment plan, ExxonMobil will carry out a multi-year drilling programme in the block. New infrastructure technology ... more