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MSS Names Brett Silich as Regional Manager to Raise Subsea Presence in APAC
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 Maersk Supply Service names Brett Silich as regional manager in Australia, with the move intended to further strengthen its subsea presence in the Asia Pacific.

Senex to Bring Spitfire-7 Well in SA's Cooper Basin Online in November
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 Senex Energy plans to bring the Spitfire-7 well in PPL 258 in South Australia's Cooper Basin online in November.

AWE Commences Flow Testing Program for Waitsia-1 Well in Perth Basin
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 AWE commences flow testing program for the Waitsia-1 well to further appraise the Waitsia gas discovery in the onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia.

Beach Energy Spuds the Maroochydore-1 Exploration Well in Queensland
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 Beach Energy spuds the Maroochydore-1 prospect in ATP 924 in Queensland, Australia, marking the commencement of its financial year 2016 drilling program.

Civmec Clinches Contracts for Ichthys, Gorgon Projects in Australia
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 Civmec clinches contracts for refractory installation services at the Ichthys and Chevron gas projects in Australia.


PETRONAS' First Female Drilling Supervisor Settles in Trailblazing Role
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 Penny Chan is proof that female employees in Malaysia's PETRONAS can take on challenging roles in a male-dominated offshore oil and gas sector when the opportunity arises.

AFR: Woodside CEO Says Doesn't Want to Raise Bid for Oil Search
Monday, October 05, 2015 Woodside's chief executive says the company does not want to raise its $8.2 billion offer for Oil Search because it would hurt his shareholders, the Australian Financial Review reports.

Synaco Acquires Oil, Gas Recruiter B2B Engineering
Monday, October 05, 2015 Synaco Global Recruitment has made a significant new acquisition, purchasing B2B Engineering Pty Ltd, a Perth-based oil and gas recruitment provider.

Q&A: Why CEB Resources is Focusing on Indonesia
Monday, October 05, 2015 Rigzone talks to newly appointed CEB Resources CEO David Whitby, who explains the company's recent shift in focus to the Indonesian oil and gas sector.

Buru Expresses Disappointment with Results of WA's Praslin 1 Drilling
Thursday, October 01, 2015 Buru Energy expresses disappointment with the drilling results at Praslin 1 well in Western Australia, while providing an update on the Victory 1 prospect in permit EP457.

Adverse Weather Prevents Sea Lion-1 Spud Offshore Australia
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 The Sea Lion-1 exploration well, located offshore Australia, has been further delayed due to adverse weather conditions.

CIMIC Bags $209M Deal from APLNG for Gas Development Works in Surat Basin
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 CIMIC's construction arm Leighton Contractors bags a $209 million contract from APLNG for gas development works in the Surat Basin, Queensland, Australia.

Metgasco Engages Terrex to Conduct Seismic Survey in PEL 16 in NSW
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Metgasco engages Terrex to conduct seismic survey in petroleum exploration license PEL 16 in New South Wales, Australia in November.

PETRONAS Leverages on PRTVC to Handle Complex Operations Worldwide
Friday, September 25, 2015 Malaysia's PETRONAS looks to technology to deal with challenges arising from its global drilling operations.

Senex, GLNG Ink Deals to Develop Queensland's Western Surat Gas Project
Friday, September 25, 2015 Senex Energy inks agreements with GLNG to develop the Western Surat Gas Project in Queensland, Australia.

Ichthys LNG Project Launches CPP at SHI's Geoje Yard in South Korea
Friday, September 25, 2015 The Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG Project launches its central processing platform - the world's largest semisubmersible - at Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

Transerv: Warro Field May Be Bigger Than First Thought
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Transerv Energy believes the Warro field onshore Australia may be bigger than previously thought, after a 574 foot gas interval was encountered at the Warro-5ST well.

Santos: GLNG Project Produces First LNG
Thursday, September 24, 2015 The GLNG project produces its first LNG on Curtis Island, Australia, on schedule and within budget.

Quadrant Energy Withdraws from Coastal Permits in WA's Canning Basin
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Quadrant Energy withdraws from the Coastal Permits in Western Australia's Canning Basin.

Oil Market Doldrums Seen Delaying Sanctions for New LNG Projects
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 New liquefied natural gas projects appear likely to be shelved temporarily due to the prolonged slump in crude oil prices.

Woodside to Work with Accenture on Predictive Analytics for LNG Ops
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Woodside extends links with Accenture to implement predictive analytics for LNG operations in Australia.

OneSubsea Secures FEED Contract for Greater Enfield Area Development
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 The Cameron and Schlumberger joint venture, OneSubsea, secures a front-end engineering and design contract for the Greater Enfield Area Development offshore northwest Australia.

Comet Ridge Report on Progress at Queensland's ATP 337P Mahalo Project
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Comet Ridge reports on the progress made at the ATP 337P Mahalo Project in Queensland, Australia.

GE Oil & Gas to Provide Subsea Services to Chevron Off Western Australia
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 GE Oil & Gas signs agreement with Chevron to provide subsea services for the latter's natural gas assets offshore Western Australia.

Armour's Northern Australian Prospective Gas Resources Up 66% to 57 Tcf
Monday, September 21, 2015 Armour Energy's prospective gas resources in Northern Australia rises 66 percent to 57 trillion cubic feet.

APPEA Welcomes Josh Frydenberg as Australia's Minister for Energy
Monday, September 21, 2015 APPEA welcomes Josh Frydenberg's appointment as minister with responsibility for the energy industry, while highlighting the importance of reforms to lift productivity and cut regulatory costs.

InterOil Conducts Successful Flow Test at Triceratops-3 Well in PNG
Monday, September 21, 2015 InterOil says the Triceratops-3 appraisal well in Petroleum Retention License 39 in Papua New Guinea successfully flowed gas and condensate.

Australian Services Companies Urged to be Innovative in Difficult Times
Friday, September 18, 2015 Oil and gas services firms in Australia need to innovate to an evolving market conditions.

Australia's Drillsearch Energy Names Walter Simpson as CEO
Friday, September 18, 2015 Australia's Drillsearch Energy names chief operating officer Walter Simpson as CEO.

Galilee Energy Mobilizes Workover Rig for ATP 529P Project in Queensland
Thursday, September 17, 2015 Galilee Energy mobilizes a workover rig and commences operations at its ATP 529P project in the Galilee Basin in Queensland, Australia.

Aibel Bags Woodside's FEED Contract for Subsea Tie Back to Ngujima-Yin FPSO
Thursday, September 17, 2015 Aibel bags a front end engineering and design contract from Woodside for the subsea tie back to the Ngujima-Yin floating production storage and offloading facility located offshore Australia.

Australia Delays Decision on Shell Bid for BG on Gas Supply Concerns
Thursday, September 17, 2015 Australia's competition watchdog flags concerns that Shell's proposed $70 billion takeover of BG Group may lessen gas supply competition in eastern Australia and delays a final decision on the bid to November.

Robert Cole Resigns as Beach Energy's MD, Neil Gibbins to be Acting CEO
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Neil Gibbins will continue as Acting CEO of Beach Energy until a replacement for Robert Cole, who resigned as managing director, has been appointed.

Mosman Sells 2% Royalty in its STEP Assets in NZ to Ridge Royalty Corp.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Mosman Oil and Gas sells 2 percent royalty in its proposed acquisition of a 70 percent interest in New Zealand's South Taranaki Energy Project assets to Canada's Ridge Royalty Corp. for $2.5 million.

Partners in Australia's ATP 1056 JV Keen on AGL's 40% Stake in Permit
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Partners in the ATP 1056 Joint Venture exercise pre-emptive rights to acquire AGL Energy's 40 percent interest in the permit in Queensland, Australia.

Australia's Norwest Energy Updates on Operations at its Upstream Assets
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Australia's Norwest Energy provides an update on the firm's operations at its local and foreign upstream assets.

APPEA Says Shale Gas Moratorium Calls in NT Put Jobs, Revenue at Risk
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 APPEA says that calls for a moratorium on shale exploration and hydraulic fracturing in Australia's Northern Territory may cost up to 6,300 jobs and $328 million.

Noble Tom Prosser to Drill Roc-1 Well in WA-437-P Off WA in November
Monday, September 14, 2015 Carnarvon Petroleum says the Noble Tom Prosser jackup is expected to spud the Roc-1 prospect in permit WA-437-P offshore Western Australia in early to mid November.

Oil Search Rejects Woodside's $8B Takeover Bid as Too Low
Monday, September 14, 2015 Oil Search rejects Woodside's $8 billion takeover bid, saying the proposal undervalues the company's liquefied natural gas expansion plans in Papua New Guinea.

Inpex Delays Ichthys LNG Project Start until 3Q of 2017
Friday, September 11, 2015 Inpex Corp will delay the start of production from its Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia until 3Q 2017.

Holloman Energy to Drill Prospect in Cooper Basin's PEL 444 Later This Year
Thursday, September 10, 2015 Holloman Energy makes preparation to drill an exploration well in PEL 444 in South Australia's Cooper Basin before the end of 2015.

Origin Spuds Amungee NW-1 Well in EP98 in Australia's Beetaloo Basin
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Origin Energy spuds the Amungee NW-1 well in exploration permit EP98 in the Beetaloo Basin, Northern Territory, Australia.

Buru Energy Commences Drilling at Victory 1 Well in EP 457 in Canning Basin
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Buru Energy commences drilling at Victory 1 exploration well in permit EP 457 in Western Australia's Canning Basin.

Australia's Armour Energy Rejects Takeover Bid by Westside Corp.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Australia's Armour Energy rejects takeover bid by Landbridge Group's subsidiary Westside Corp.

Woodside's $8 Billion Oil Search Bid Targets Lower Costs in PNG
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 With sliding energy prices threatening the viability of liquefied natural gas projects around the world, it doesn't seem like the greatest time to make an $8 billion bet on the fuel.

Woodside Confirms Takeover Bid for Oil Search, Estimated at $8.1B
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Woodside confirms takeover proposal for Papua New Guinea-focused Oil Search, estimated to be worth around $8.1 billion.

Songa Offshore Settles 2009 Dispute with Australian Taxation Office
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Songa Offshore settles 2009 dispute with the Australian Taxation Office.

Yolla-5 Well Start-up Boosts Production of Australia's BassGas Project
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 AWE says Australia's offshore BassGas project production gets a boost with start-up of Yolla-5 development well.