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Newbuild Bhagwan Dryden DSV to Commence 5 Year Deal in Australia Soon
Friday, September 19, 2014 Neptune Marine Services reports that newbuild Bhagwan Dryden dive support vessel will commence a five year contract in Australia next month.
Development Drilling at PNG LNG Project's Hides Gas Field Nears Completion
Friday, September 19, 2014 ExxonMobil says development drilling at Hides gas field in the Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas project nears completion.
Stena Clyde to Drill Pryderi-1 Well in Permit WA-424-P Off WA in October
Friday, September 19, 2014 Stena Clyde semisub is likely to drill the Pryderi-1 well in permit WA-424-P offshore Western Australia in the second half of October.
Wartsila Covers The Full Scope Of Making Gas A Viable Fuel
Friday, September 19, 2014 The general consensus of predictions is that the demand for natural gas will grow at a steady rate over the coming few years.
AWE Optimistic About Gas Reserves at Senecio, Waitsia Fields in Perth Basin
Thursday, September 18, 2014 AWE estimates that the Senecio and Waitsia fields in permits L1/L2 in north Perth Basin, Western Australia hold 2C contingent resources of 360 billion cubic feet.
Neptune Marine Services Lands Subcontracts for Ichthys LNG Project Off WA
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Neptune Marine Services lands two subcontracts from McDermott Australia for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas project offshore Western Australia.
Australia Appoints Stuart Smith as New CEO of NOPSEMA
Thursday, September 18, 2014 The Australian government appoints Stuart Smith as CEO of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority to succeed Jane Cutler.
InterOil Spuds Antelope-4 Appraisal Well in PRL 15 in Papua New Guinea
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 InterOil spuds Antelope-4 appraisal well in the Elk-Antelope field in petroleum retention license 15 in Papua New Guinea.
Malaysia's Special Purpose Acquisition Companies Expands Upstream
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Four special purpose acquisition companies have listed in Malaysia since 2011, making upstream acquisitions from Australia to Norway.
TAG Oil Abandons Waitangi Valley-1 Well in PEP 38348 on Safety Concerns
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 TAG Oil plugs and abandons the Waitangi Valley-1 well in PEP 38348 in New Zealand's East Coast Basin after encountering extreme drilling conditions.
Woodside Selects Lloyd's Register Energy to be a Global Inspection Provider
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Woodside selects Lloyd's Register Energy to be one of the company's global inspection providers under a three year contract.
Central Spuds Gaudi-1 Unconventional Gas Well in ATP909 in Queensland
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Central Petroleum spuds Gaudi-1 unconventional gas exploration well in permit ATP909 in Queensland, Australia.
First Phase of Ungani 1st1 Workover at WA's Ungani Field Has Been Completed
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Buru Energy reports that the first phase workover of Ungani 1st1 at Ungani field in Canning Basin, Western Australia has been completed.
Beach Commences Hydraulic Stimulation at Hervey-1 in ATP 855 in Queensland
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Beach Energy commences hydraulic stimulation program at Hervey-1 well in permit ATP 855 Queensland, Australia.
Thailand's BCPE Gains Majority Ownership of Takeover Target Nido Petroleum
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Thai refiner Bangchak Petroleum's unit BCPE gains majority ownership of its takeover target Nido Petroleum.
Senex Energy Spuds Hathi-1 Exploration Well in PEL 514 in Cooper Basin
Monday, September 15, 2014 Senex Energy spuds Hathi-1 exploration well in PEL 514 in South Australia's Cooper Basin.
Drillsearch Gains Control of 89.1% Shares in Ambassador Oil & Gas
Monday, September 15, 2014 Drillsearch gains control of 89.1 percent of Ambassador Oil & Gas shares and moves closer to compulsory acquisition of the latter's remaining shares.
Neon Energy Recommends Shareholders to Ignore Evoworld's Takeover Bid
Friday, September 12, 2014 Australia's Neon Energy recommends shareholders to ignore Evoworld's takeover bid at this time.
Matrix Embraces Third Party Certification for its Drilling Riser Buoyancy
Friday, September 12, 2014 Matrix Composites and Engineering embraces third party certification for the firm's drilling riser buoyancy.
Senex Energy Finds Oil at Martlet-1 Well in PEL 104 in SA's Cooper Basin
Friday, September 12, 2014 Senex Energy makes first oil discovery at Martlet-1 exploration well in PEL 104 on the western flank of the Cooper Basin in South Australia.
Senex Agrees to Swap Surat Basin Gas Assets in Queensland with QGC JV
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Senex Energy agrees to swap its gas assets in Surat Basin, Queensland, Australia with the QGC joint venture.
Mosman Updates on Operations at NZ Upstream Assets, Company Acquisitions
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Mosman Oil & Gas provides updates on operations at its New Zealand upstream assets and acquisitions of Trident Energy and OilCo.
Beach Energy Commences Cleanout Operation at Geoffrey-1 Well in ATP 855
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Beach Energy commences cleanout operation at Geoffrey-1 well in permit ATP 855 in Queensland, Australia.
Evoworld Makes Unsolicited Proportional Takeover Bid for Neon Energy
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Evoworld makes unsolicited proportional takeover bid for Australia's Neon Energy.
AWE to Determine Forward Work Plans After Drilling Senecio-3 Well in WA
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 AWE completes drilling the Senecio-3 appraisal well in Permits L1/L2 in the Perth Basin, Western Australia and will determine forward work plan.
Clough AMEC JV Bags $64M FEED Contract for Queensland's Bowen Gas Project
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 The Clough AMEC joint venture bags a $64.4 million front end engineering design contract for Arrow Energy's Bowen Basin Gas Project in Queensland, Australia.
WorleyParsons to Acquire MTG to Expand Global Advisory Business
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 WorleyParsons agrees to acquire US-based management consulting company MTG as it expands its global advisory business.
Wood Group Clinches Woodside Contract in Western AU
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) secures a contract with Woodside in Western Australia which boosts Wood Group's maintenance and brownfield project portfolio in Australia.
KrisEnergy Kicks Off Seismic Gig Offshore East Java
Monday, September 08, 2014 KrisEnergy commences acquisition of 2D seismic data in the Sakti PSC offshore East Java.
Bowen Basin CSG Project to Proceed to FEED Phase
Monday, September 08, 2014 A project to develop coal-seam gas from the Bowen Basin in Queensland, Australia, has been given the go-ahead to proceed to its FEED phase.
Oilex Completes WA's SPA 17 AO Work Program, Applies for Exploration Permit
Friday, September 05, 2014 Oilex completes work program for SPA 17 AO acreage in Western Australia and commences application for an exploration permit.
Combating The Global Skills Crisis
Friday, September 05, 2014 Andrew Speers discusses why the oil and gas sector needs to target transferable skills with sideways recruitment, and where it should ago on the hunt.
Downer EDI Bags $159M Miscellaneous Work Contract for Gorgon Project
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Downer EDI bags a $159 million miscellaneous works contract for the Chevron-operated Gorgon project offshore Western Australia.
Linc to Spud First of Three Wells in SA's Arckaringa Oil & Gas Basin Soon
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Linc Energy plans to spud the first of three wells in the Arckaringa shale oil and gas basin in South Australia in late September.
Senex to Drill 2 Wells in PEL 514 in South Australia's Cooper Basin
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Senex Energy to commence a 2-well drilling program in PEL 514 in South Australia's Cooper Basin next week.
Holloman Commences Interpretation of Cooper Basin's PEL 444 Seismic Data
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Holloman Energy commences interpretation of 3D seismic data gathered from the survey over permit PEL 444 in South Australia's Cooper Basin.
Senecio-3 Success Adds Momentum for Gas Field Development in Perth Basin
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 AWE says exploration success at Senecio-3 gas well adds momentum to the near-term development potential of Senecio gas field in the north Perth Basin, Australia.
Ensign's Rig 916 Prepares to Drill Tamarama-1 Well in Cooper Basin
Monday, September 01, 2014 Real Energy reports that Ensign's Rig 916 is preparing to drill Tamarama-1 well in ATP927P in Cooper Basin, Queensland, Australia.
ERM Power to Sell West Australian Gas Assets to Empire O&G for $15M
Monday, September 01, 2014 ERM Power agrees to dispose of its Western Australian gas assets to Empire Oil & Gas for $15.26 million.
Floating Production Sector Stays Healthy, FLNG Generates More Interest
Monday, September 01, 2014 Global demand for floating production systems remains strong as some industry participants are showing greater interest in floating liquefied natural gas units.
Falcon Oil & Gas Provides 1H 2014 Interim Results
Friday, August 29, 2014 Falcon Oil & Gas provides the company's interim results for the first half of 2014, including an update on its operations in Australia's Beetaloo permits.
Drillsearch Energy Ups Stake in Ambassador Oil & Gas to 84.2%
Friday, August 29, 2014 Drillsearch Energy raises stake in Ambassador Oil & Gas to 84.2 percent, with two of its nominees appointed directors of the latter.
Aviation Logistics: ExxonMobil's PNG Air Bridge
Friday, August 29, 2014 Rigzone talks to Volga-Dnepr about the "air bridge" the Russian aviation logistics firm came up with to help ExxonMobil's Papua New Guinea LNG Project.
New Zealand Pushes Ahead to Grow Upstream Sector, Reap Economic Gains
Thursday, August 28, 2014 New Zealand continues with plans to boost its upstream petroleum sector as it is a potentially important contributor to the local economy.
WDS Bags $60.7M Contracts for GLNG, Daandine Projects in Australia
Thursday, August 28, 2014 WDS bags two contracts, worth $60.7 million, for work on Gladstone liquefied natural gas project and Daandine facility expansion project in Australia.
Drillsearch Raises Stake in Takeover Target Ambassador Oil & Gas to 60.13%
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Drillsearch Energy raised its interest in Ambassador Oil & Gas to 60.13 percent.
Statoil Abandons OzBeta-1 Well in Permit EP 127 in Northern Territory
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Statoil abandons OzBeta-1 well in exploration permit 127 in Australia's Northern Territory after it failed to produce oil or gas.
Positive Production Test Results Seen at Stanley-5 Well in PDL 10 in PNG
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Horizon Oil reports positive production testing results at Stanley-5 development well in permit PDL 10 in Papua New Guinea.
Santos to Commence Re-Entry Works at Mt Kitty Well in NT's Amadeus Basin
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Santos plans to commence re-entry works to complete the evaluation of the Mt Kitty exploration well in permit EP 125 in Amadeus Basin, Northern Territory, Australia.
Strike Energy Secures Block CO2013-B in South Australia's Cooper Basin
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Strike Energy secures Block CO2013-B in South Australia's Cooper Basin exploration acreage released by the state government.
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