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Gas Project Modification Worth Billions
Sunday, July 11, 2021Here is a review of popular downstream-related articles on Rigzone from last week.

$4B Chevron-run Project Advances
Monday, July 05, 2021Above is a rendering of the J-IC project's Field Control Station and Subsea Compressor Station. PHOTO SOURCE: Business Wire

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

Japan's Osaka Gas Plans Resales Of 3 Million Tonnes Of LNG By 2020
Wednesday, November 01, 2017Osaka Gas plans to raise its resales of LNG to third parties to 3 million tonnes a year by 2020, a top executive says.

Indonesia's Small-Scale LNG Plans Face Several Challenges
Friday, April 15, 2016Some analysts say small-scale LNG could be best for Indonesia, but one observer says it's more sensible to reform the gas sector.

Chevron Sees Australia's Gorgon Project Train 1 Restarting in 30-60 Days
Wednesday, April 06, 2016Chevron Australia expects to restart production from Train 1 of the Gorgon Project on Barrow Island, Western Australia within 1 to 2 months after shutting it down due to mechanical issues.

Chevron Ships First Gorgon LNG Cargo to Japan's Chubu Electric Power
Monday, March 21, 2016Chevron ships first cargo of liquefied natural gas from the Gorgon project offshore Western Australia to Japan's Chubu Electric Power.

East Timor Appeals to Australian Public in Border Dispute
Tuesday, November 17, 2015East Timor is seeking Australian public support to try to persuade Canberra to settle a longstanding maritime border dispute, a senior minister says.

Manila Electric in Talks with Osaka Gas for $2B Natural Gas Project
Thursday, February 26, 2015The Philippines' biggest power utility, Manila Electric Company, is in talks with Osaka Gas to build natural gas facilities worth about $2 billion, aiming to tie up long-term electricity supply, its chairman says.

Horizon Oil Gets Approval to Develop Stanley Gas, Condensate Project in PNG
Monday, April 14, 2014Horizon Oil receives approval to develop the Stanley gas condensate project in Western Province, Papua New Guinea.

Osaka Gas Buys PNG Gas Fields
Thursday, May 23, 2013Osaka Gas buys stakes in natural gas assets in Papua New Guinea from Horizon Oil.

Inpex Completes Transfer of 6% Interest in Ichthys LNG to Total
Friday, March 01, 2013Inpex completes transfer of 6% of its equity interest in the Ichthys LNG Project to Total.

Leighton Seeks to Employ 1,200 for New Work Awarded for Ichthys Project
Friday, December 28, 2012Leighton Contractors lands $1.2B worth of contracts linked to the Ichthys LNG project in Darwin. The company will hire a peak workforce of up to 1,200 people.

New Crux JV to Accelerate Exploration of Field
Friday, August 03, 2012Nexus Energy inks an agreement with Shell and Osaka Gas following board approvals to speed up the exploration and development of the Crux gas and condensate field.

Osaka Subsidiary Buys Stake in Pearsall Shale
Friday, June 22, 2012A wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Osaka Gas Co. will buy a 35% non-operated interest in Pearsall shale acreage from Cabot Oil & Gas for $250 million.

Sunrise JV Selects Shell's FLNG Technology
Thursday, April 29, 2010Shell's FLNG technology has been selected as the Sunrise Joint Venture's preferred option for developing the Greater Sunrise gas fields in the Timor Sea.

Woodside Puts Finishing Touches on Sunrise LNG Plan
Wednesday, January 13, 2010Woodside is finalizing a development plan for the Sunrise LNG field that will deliver significant benefits to East Timor.

Osaka Gas Secures PNG LNG for 20 Years
Wednesday, December 23, 2009Esso Highlands, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil and operator of the PNG LNG Project, finalized a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Osaka Gas for the long-term sale and purchase of LNG totaling approximately 1.5 million tonnes per annum.

Chevron Clinches Gorgon LNG Deals with Japanese, Korean Cos
Thursday, September 10, 2009Australian subsidiaries of Chevron secured sales agreements with three major customers in Japan and Korea for Chevron's share of liquefied natural gas from the Gorgon project.

Conoco Says Australia Could Be Biggest LNG Exporter
Thursday, September 10, 2009Australia could become the world's biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, or LNG, by 2020, the head of ConocoPhillips' Australian unit said Thursday.

Sakhalin II Inks Full-Scale LNG Deal with Osaka Gas
Wednesday, March 04, 2009Sakhalin Energy Investment Company signed a sale and purchase agreement for liquefied natural gas supply to the Japanese company Osaka Gas.

Total Indonesia to Deliver LNG to Japanese Consortium
Tuesday, February 17, 2009Total, together with PT Pertamina and Inpex Corp., signed a Heads of Agreement with a consortium of LNG buyers in Japan. A total of 25 million metric tons of LNG will be delivered to Japan between 2011 and 2020 from East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Nexus Nabs Production License for Crux Liquids Project
Thursday, February 05, 2009Nexus has been offered a Production License designated AC/L9 in relation to the Crux liquids project in the Browse Basin, offshore Western Australia.

Nexus Nixes Crux FPSO Agreement with Viking
Friday, November 21, 2008Nexus advised that the MOA with Viking for the supply of a FPSO for its Crux liquids project has been terminated.

Mustang Runs Conceptual Study for Offshore Facilities in Timor Sea
Thursday, July 10, 2008Mustang Engineering is providing a conceptual study for offshore facilities options for the Greater Sunrise Gas Development in the Timor Sea north of Australia.

North West Shelf LNG Confirms Sales Agreement with Osaka Gas
Friday, May 09, 2008The North West Shelf LNG Venture has agreed to supply Osaka Gas around 0.5 million tonnes of LNG a year starting in April 2009 for six years on an ex-ship basis.

Nexus Spuds Crux-3 Appraisal Well
Monday, December 10, 2007Nexus Energy has commenced drilling the Crux-3 appraisal well using the Sedco 703 semisub. The Crux-3 well will be the first of three wells to be drilled back to back in the greater Crux area over the next three months.

Petronas to Supply LNG to Osaka Gas Company
Monday, November 19, 2007Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Osaka Gas to supply up to 920,000 metric tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for 15 years beginning April 2009.

Nexus Receives A$75 Million for Crux Project from Osaka Gas
Friday, September 21, 2007Nexus Energy has received a $75 million from Osaka Gas in payment for the sale of a 15% interest in the Crux liquids project, which implies a total value for the project of a$500 million.

Nexus Energy Sells 15% of Crux Project to Osaka Gas
Thursday, August 02, 2007Nexus Energy has sold a 15% interest in the Crux liquids project to Osaka Gas for A475 million.

ConocoPhillips: Darwin LNG Expansion Decision A Long Way Off
Tuesday, May 29, 2007ConocoPhillips (COP) Tuesday dispelled rumors a decision on a planned expansion of its Darwin liquified natural gas plant is imminent and said both the Caldita and Greater Sunrise gas resources remain possible sources for a new processing train.

New Dawn for Australia's Woodside Sunrise Project
Wednesday, February 21, 2007Woodside said Wednesday that it will resume work on the Sunrise liquefied natural gas project in the Timor Sea, reviving hopes of a multibillion dollar export venture.

With Osaka Gas Deal, Virtually All Sakhalin II Capacity Sold
Friday, February 09, 2007Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. on Thursday signed a binding Heads of Agreement (HoA) for long term supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Japan.

North West Shelf Partners Sign Three LNG Supply Deals
Thursday, December 21, 2006The North West Shelf Venture participants have signed three heads-of agreement for the ongoing supply of liquefied natural gas from Australia's largest resources project.

Santos: Gas Encountered at Evans Shoal South
Monday, July 24, 2006Santos reported Monday that the Evans Shoal South-1 exploration well reached a total depth of 4,097 meters and encountered hydrocarbons in both the primary and secondary objectives. No hydrocarbons were recovered to surface.

Chevron Australia Signs Heads of Agreement for LNG Sales to Osaka Gas
Thursday, December 08, 2005Chevron Corporation reports the signing of a Heads of Agreement between Chevron Australia and Osaka Gas for 1.5 million tons per annum (MTPA) of Chevron's share of Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) over 25 years commencing in 2011.