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Oil Search and Santos to Merge into LNG Powerhouse Share your comments
Monday, August 02, 2021Australia's second and third biggest oil and gas companies are set to merge to become one of the largest in the region and in the top 20 globally.

TotalEnergies in $750MM+ LNG Deal Share your comments
Wednesday, July 14, 2021TotalEnergies (NYSE: TTE) has revealed that it has entered into a multimillion dollar infrastructure agreement, related to the Gladstone LNG project, with GIP Australia.

China Ban on Aussie LNG Should Have Limited Impact Share your comments
Monday, June 07, 2021Australia's wish for an official probe into COVID-19's origins angers Beijing.

Santos Takes FID on $3.6B Barossa Project Share your comments
Wednesday, March 31, 2021Santos announces that a final investment decision has been taken to proceed with the $3.6 billion Barossa gas and condensate project.

Santos Awards Deal for $3.6B Barossa Project Share your comments
Thursday, March 25, 2021Santos has announced the award of the Barossa project's contract for the construction, connection, and operation of a floating production, storage and offloading vessel.

Shell to License Tech for New Refinery Share your comments
Thursday, February 25, 2021PT PRPP has signed a licensing and basic engineering agreement with Shell Catalysts and Technology.

Shell Makes $2.5B QCLNG Deal Share your comments
Monday, December 21, 2020QGC Common Facilities Company Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell (NYSE: RDS.A), has agreed the sale of a 26.25 percent interest in the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) Common Facilities.

$11B+ of Oz Gas Projects to be Sanctioned in 2021 Share your comments
Friday, December 11, 2020At least $11 billion of Australian gas projects are poised to be sanctioned next year, according to Wood Mackenzie's Australasian upstream 2021 outlook report.

Santos Signs Long Term Barossa LNG Supply Deal Share your comments
Monday, December 07, 2020Santos (ASX: STO) has signed a binding long-term LNG supply and purchase agreement with Diamond Gas International Pte Ltd.

BP to Cease Fuel Production at Oz Refinery Share your comments
Monday, November 02, 2020BP Australia has announced that it will cease fuel production at its Australian Kwinana refinery and convert the facility into an import terminal.

$200B Australia LNG Boom Waylaid Share your comments
Monday, September 07, 2020Cooks on strike and cracked equipment are among the latest maladies to undermine Australia's $200 billion push to become the world's biggest liquefied natural gas exporter.

Chevron Starting Sale Process for NWS LNG Stake Share your comments
Thursday, June 18, 2020Chevron will start a sales process for its interest in the North West Shelf project in Australia.

Five-year Inpex Contract Goes to LOC Australia Share your comments
Wednesday, June 17, 2020This photo shows Ichthys LNG Project onshore facilities under construction. PHOTO SOURCE: INPEX Australia

Worley Wins Chevron Contract Extension Share your comments
Wednesday, April 01, 2020This photo shows Chevron's Wheatstone project, Australia's first LNG hub. PHOTO SOURCE: Chevron Australia Pty Ltd

Cimic Wins Contract Extension for Chevron-run Facilities Share your comments
Thursday, February 13, 2020This photo shows the Chevron-operated Gorgon Project. PHOTO SOURCE: Chevron Australia Pty Ltd

McDermott to Conduct Study for $850MM Refinery Share your comments
Wednesday, October 30, 2019McDermott would be the exclusive contractor upon final investment decision.

ConocoPhillips Allots EPCI Contract for Barossa Pipeline Share your comments
Thursday, September 26, 2019ConocoPhillips Australia has awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract to Allseas Marine Contractors Australia Pty Ltd. for the Barossa Gas Export Pipeline.

Shell Awards Prelude FLNG Contract Share your comments
Tuesday, August 13, 2019Shell Australia has awarded Flowserve a five-year contract.

Construction Begins on Atlas Pipeline Project Share your comments
Monday, July 08, 2019Jemena, an Australia-based company that owns and manages energy infrastructure assets, has started construction on the Atlas Gas Pipeline.

Offshore Australia Project Marks Step-Change Share your comments
Wednesday, January 16, 2019Subsea 7 and Schlumberger's OneSubsea will deliver a new subsea flowline to an existing natural gas pipeline. PHOTO SOURCE: Subsea Integration Alliance

McDermott Wins Australia Tank Project Share your comments
Wednesday, January 09, 2019The EPC contract calls for 11 fuel tanks.

Total to Sell Part of Ichthys LNG Stake for $1.6B Share your comments
Thursday, December 13, 2018Total signs an agreement to divest a 4% interest in the Ichthys LNG project in Australia.

Australia Govt Nixes CK's Pipeline Bid on National Security Share your comments
Wednesday, November 07, 2018CK Group's $9.4B bid for gas pipeline operator APA Group was knocked back by Australia's government on national security concerns.

First LNG Shipment Departs Ichthys Share your comments
Tuesday, October 23, 2018Inpex confirms that the first shipment of liquefied natural gas has departed from its operated Ichthys LNG project.

First Ichthys LNG Cargo Said Possible This Week Share your comments
Tuesday, October 16, 2018The Ichthys LNG export project in northern Australia may load its 1st natural gas cargo as soon as this week, according to sources.

Thailand Olefins Project Goes to McDermott Share your comments
Monday, October 01, 2018MOC has awarded McDermott a technology contract for a petrochemical plant in Thailand's Rayong province.

Asia's Oil Market Torrid Amid Iran Sanctions and Mega-Refineries Share your comments
Monday, September 24, 2018"Refiners will have to buy whatever crude they can get their hands on," said Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at consultant Energy Aspects Ltd.

Indonesia Confirms Pertamina CEO As State Firm Pressed To Curb Imports Share your comments
Wednesday, August 29, 2018Indonesia's government confirms Nicke Widyawati as the permanent chief executive of Pertamina.

TechnipFMC to Build Pioneering Vietnam Project Share your comments
Tuesday, August 28, 2018Although TechnipFMC did not specify the contract amount, it classified the award as 'large.'

Vietnam's Trade Ministry To Reply To Nghi Son Refinery's Request Soon Share your comments
Monday, August 13, 2018Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade will respond to a request from the Nghi Son oil refinery to export fuels such as gasoline and diesel 'soon,' it said in a statement.

ExxonMobil Offers Aug-Sept Cargo from Australia's Gorgon LNG Share your comments
Tuesday, August 07, 2018ExxonMobil Corp has offered to sell a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from the 15.6-million-tonnes-a-year Gorgon LNG plant in Australia for August to September delivery.

Pertamina Invites Socar, JX Nippon To Partner On Balikpapan Upgrade Share your comments
Wednesday, August 01, 2018Pertamina has approached Socar and Japan's JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp for possible partnerships to upgrade Indonesia's Balikpapan oil refinery.

Darwin Seeks To Shed Frontier Image To Become World-Class LNG Export Hub Share your comments
Friday, July 27, 2018Australia's tropical city of Darwin wants to establish itself as a world-scale energy export hub.

LNG Import Plan For South Australia Targets First Gas In Mid-2020 Share your comments
Monday, July 23, 2018A private firm is looking to import LNG to South Australia starting in 2020.

Taiwan's Formosa Restarts Naphtha Cracker; Not Yet At Full-Tilt Share your comments
Monday, July 16, 2018Taiwan's Formosa Petrochemical Corp restarted a naphtha cracker late last week.

Weak Start for Vitol's Viva Energy on Australian Bourse Share your comments
Friday, July 13, 2018Vitol and its unnamed partners built Viva Energy after buying Shell's former refinery in Geelong near Melbourne and its petrol stations in Australia for $2.6 billion in 2014.

Japanese Refiner Idemitsu Wins Family Backing For Showa Shell Merger Share your comments
Tuesday, July 10, 2018Japanese oil refiners Idemitsu Kosan and Showa Shell Sekiyu have agreed to merge on April 1 next year.

Pertamina Discontinues LNG Terminal Project, Seen As Unfeasible Share your comments
Monday, July 09, 2018Pertamina has decided not to go ahead with what would have been the country's second land-based receiving terminal.

Exxon Halts Work on PNG Gas Pipeline Amid Civil Strife in Highlands Share your comments
Friday, July 06, 2018Exxon Mobil Corp stopped construction on its Angore gas pipeline in Papua New Guinea's strife-hit highlands late last month after building sites were vandalised, the company says.

Sources: Malaysia's Petronas Buys First Ever US Oil Cargo, Due In Sept Share your comments
Tuesday, July 03, 2018Petronas has bought its first ever US oil cargo of 1 million barrels of Mars crude.

JERA Beefs Up Into Asian Trading Giant With EDF's LNG Business Share your comments
Tuesday, July 03, 2018Japan's JERA has bulked up into one of Asia's biggest energy traders.

Government: Importing LNG To Australia's Southeast Faces Cost Hurdles Share your comments
Monday, July 02, 2018Plans to import to Australia could help cap soaring local gas prices.

Australia No Longer Expects Gas Shortfall Before 2030 Share your comments
Friday, June 22, 2018Australia no longer faces a looming gas shortage, according to estimates from the nation's energy market operator.

Vietnam Arrests More Oil Executives Amid Corruption Crackdown Share your comments
Thursday, June 21, 2018Police in Vietnam arrested four executives of state oil firm PetroVietnam's subsidiaries on suspicion of embezzlement.

Vitol Launches Viva Energy Float, Australia's Biggest In 4 Years Share your comments
Wednesday, June 20, 2018Vitol kicked off the planned $3.7B float of its Australian refinery and fuel supply network Viva Energy.

ExxonMobil Considers Importing LNG To Australia Share your comments
Monday, June 18, 2018ExxonMobil is considering importing LNG.

Trafigura Signs Second Storage Agreement With Singapore LNG Corp Share your comments
Monday, June 18, 2018Trafigura signs a second deal with Singapore LNG Corp.

Chevron Starts Second Production Unit at Wheatstone LNG in Australia Share your comments
Friday, June 15, 2018Chevron Corp has started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the second unit of its $34 billion Wheatstone development, marking the completion of its two megaprojects in Australia after cost-blowouts and delays.

Pipe Dream? Chevron, Woodside Vie to Shape Australia's LNG Sector Share your comments
Friday, June 15, 2018After spending a decade and billions of dollars developing Australia's vast gas reserves, Chevron and Woodside are at odds over the pace and timing of the next leg of expansion.

Platts Receives First Transparent Bid In LNG Pricing Process Share your comments
Wednesday, June 13, 2018S&P Global Platts has received its first transparent bid for LNG in its pricing process.