Further Scrutiny for Australian Coal Seam Gas Projects
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Australian coal seam (coal-bed) methane projects that might lower the quality of water resources are to be assessed by federal lawmakers.
Origin Prepares to Axe 350 Jobs by end-2013 amid Profit Slump
Thursday, February 21, 2013 Origin Energy is preparing to cut 350 jobs by the end of this year in an attempt to contain costs; the company's net profit plummeted 31 percent to $555 million.
Origin Secures Additional Funds with $300M Oil, Condensate Sale
Friday, December 21, 2012 Origin enters into an agreement to sell a portion of its future oil and condensate production for $300 million, which it will use to draw down existing debt.
Apache's Mbawa Find Not Viable
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Tullow Oil announces that the Mbawa-1 exploration well in the L8 license area, offshore Kenya, has now been deepened and reached a total depth of 10,338 feet.
Two Workers Die in Origin-Related Rig Accident Offshore Bass Strait
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Australian authorities start investigating the deaths of two offshore workers that took place on a gas drilling rig offshore Port Campbell in the Bass Strait.
Origin Expects a Challenging Year Ahead Despite a 427% Profit Leap
Thursday, August 23, 2012 Origin Energy expects the coming year to be more challenging despite recording a 427 percent leap in its 2012 net profit.
Planned Upgrade of the Offshore Yolla Platform Sees Delays
Friday, July 13, 2012 Origin delays upgrading plans for the Yolla platform sited offshore in the Bass Strait due to challenging weather conditions.
Australia's LNG Industry Confronts Issue of Rising Project Costs
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Australia's LNG industry grapples the challenge of managing rising costs as the race to bring new projects on-stream heats up.
Conoco, Origin Expand APLNG Project Despite Rising Costs
Wednesday, July 04, 2012 ConocoPhillips and Origin approve a second train for the onshore APLNG project despite recent concerns over rising LNG project costs.
Origin Commences Geographe Drilling
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 Origin, on behalf of the VIC/L23 Joint Venture, has commenced drilling the Geographe 2 development well in Victoria's Otway Basin.
Origin to Plug, Abandon Thistle Well
Monday, May 14, 2012 Origin Energy reports that the Thistle 1 exploration well has reached total depth and operations to plug and abandon the well are underway.
Origin Reaches Major Milestone at BassGass Proj.
Monday, April 23, 2012 Origin Energy, as operator of the BassGas JV, advised that the Yolla Mid-Life Enhancement (MLE) project has successfully performed lifting and connection of the new accommodation and controls module to the Yolla A platform in Bass Strait.
Origin Spuds Thistle Well
Thursday, April 19, 2012 Origin Energy spuds the Thistle 1 exploration well, located in Otway Basin, Victoria.
Apache Conducts Nanaa 3D Seismic Survey Offshore Kenya
Friday, March 23, 2012 Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL announced the completion of the Nanaa 3D seismic survey, conducted by operator Apache Corp., offshore Kenya.
Origin Welcomes New Board Member
Friday, December 02, 2011 Origin announced that Mr. Ralph Norris has agreed to join the Origin Board as an independent non-executive director.
Sasol Signs JV with Origin for Coal Bed Methane Exploration
Tuesday, November 01, 2011 Sasol announced the signing of a Joint Venture agreement with Origin for the purposes of exploring for Coal Bed Methane (CBM) in Botswana.
Australia Pacific LNG Finalizes Subscription Agreement with Sinopec
Tuesday, August 09, 2011 Origin advised that the Subscription Agreement facilitating the acquisition by Sinopec of a 15% ownership interest in Australia Pacific LNG has been completed.
Origin Boosts Total 2P Reserves by 13%
Friday, July 29, 2011 Origin announced record annual production and sales revenues for its Exploration and Production business.
Apache Takes Reins at Origin's Block Offshore Kenya
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Origin has completed an agreement with Apache to divest a 50% interest in a PSC for petroleum E&P, pertaining to Block L8 located in the Lamu Basin.
ConocoPhillips, Origin, Sinopec Ink HOA for Australian LNG Project
Friday, February 25, 2011 ConocoPhillips announced that APLNG and Sinopec have signed an agreement for the supply of up to 4.3 MTPA of LNG for 20 years.