API’s IM standards boost offshore safety

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Australia: Dorado-3 flow test beats expectations

Dorado-3 Baxter reservoir contains a condensate-rich gas capable of flowing at commercial rates with minimal impurities.

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NOPSEMA resumes review of Equinor’s Bight plan

NOPSEMA has resumed its assessment of Equinor's Great Australia Bight offshore drilling plans following the oil ...

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Woodside, Uniper in Scarborough gas deal

Australian oil and gas company Woodside Energy gas signed a heads of agreement with Uniper for the sale of LNG ...

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Report: ExxonMobil looking to offload Gippsland assets

ExxonMobil is putting up for sale its ownership in the Gippsland Basin assets, offshore Australia.

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Inpex hands in Ichthys development drilling plan

Japan's Inpex has submitted its environment plan for the Ichthys development drilling campaign WA-50-L - Phase 2 to ...

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Cooper gets new Otway permit near Annie discovery

Cooper Energy has been awarded the offshore exploration permit VIC/P76 located in the Otway Basin, offshore Victoria.

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Report: $16,4 billion worth of gas lost to flaring in 2018

Current levels of gas flaring cause more than 300 million tons of CO2 to be emitted into the atmosphere

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Tamarind halts Tui drilling after disagreement with COSL

Tamarind Resources has reportedly put its New Zealand offshore drilling plans to a halt after being unable to reach ...

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Failure of rig's mooring chains hampers Cooper's well plans

Cooper Energy has decided to cut short its drilling program offshore Australia due to failure of two mooring chains ...

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SeaBird wins OBN project work in Asia Pacific

SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of award to provide a source vessel for an upcoming OBN project in the ...

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Popular news, September 9 – 15, 2019

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Non-OPEC liquid production to continue reaching record highs

Liquid production growth for non-OPEC countries reached the highest rate on record in 2018, with a growth of almost ...

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Woodside takes interest in seismic data acquisition company

Woodside has signed a shareholders agreement with Perth-based Blue Ocean Monitoring (BOM) to invest in Blue Ocean ...

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Tap Oil closes sale of Australian and New Zealand portfolio

Tap Oil has completed the sale and purchase agreement with Kensington Energy and has sold its residual Australian ...

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Santos preparing for Dorado-3 flow test

Santos is preparing for flow testing of the Dorado-3 appraisal well located offshore Australia. 

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Rystad: Lower prices to push service market into recession

Lower oil prices will push the global service market into a recession in 2020 after three successive years of ...

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RigNet to provide comms solutions to Rubicon Intrepid FPSO

RigNet has been awarded a multi-year agreement with the GPC to deploy its analytics platform onboard an FPSO vessel.

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SeaBird awarded new 2D seismic survey

SeaBird Exploration has received notification of an award to acquire 2D seismic data in the Australasia region.

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LOC scoops three-year deal with Shell in Brunei

LOC Group, a service provider to the offshore oil and gas industry, has signed a three-year contract with Brunei ...

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EnerMech picks new chief for Australasia

Mechanical and electrical services specialist EnerMech has appointed a new regional director for Australasia.

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Otto makes board changes to support GoM strategy

Australia-based oil and gas company Otto Energy has made changes to its board as part of a renewal process in ...

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BHGE sees Y-o-Y increase in worldwide offshore rig count

The worldwide offshore rig count in August 2019 decreased by ten units sequentially, but increased by 41 unit ...

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Noble Corp. secures more work for jack-up rigs

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured more work for its jack-up rigs in the Middle East and ...

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Tap Oil divests Australia and New Zealand portfolio

Tap Oil has signed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Kensington Energy, a privately-owned Australian oil and ...

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Popular news, September 2 - 8, 2019

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Cooper makes new gas field discovery in Otway

Cooper Energy has made a new gas field discovery with the exploration well Annie-1 in the Otway basin offshore Victoria.

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Santos progressing to flow test ops at Dorado well

Wireline results from the Santos-operated Dorado-3 well located offshore Australia have confirmed hydrocarbons in ...

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