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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.

McDermott Wins New Subsea Customer
Thursday, July 08, 2021McDermott has won a subsea contract for a gas field development project between Timor-Leste and Australia.

$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

Drilling Campaign Starts Offshore Timor-Leste
Wednesday, May 26, 2021The Phase 3C drilling program has commenced offshore Timor-Leste in the Bayu-Undan field.

Shell Unit Profit Up Nearly 100%
Sunday, March 21, 2021Check out some of Rigzone's most-viewed downstream-related articles from the past week.

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

Centrica, Tokyo Gas Join Anadarko's Mozambique LNG Project as Buyers
Friday, June 15, 2018Centrica and Tokyo Gas have signed a non-binding agreement to buy liquefied natural gas from Anadarko Petroleum's Mozambique project, a move that will bring the US company closer to a final decision on the development.

Tokyo Gas Gets Bangladesh LNG Terminal Feasibility Study Contract
Thursday, July 27, 2017Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions Corp receives an order to conduct a feasibility engineering study.

PetroVietnam Gas, Tokyo Gas May Establish LNG JV in Vietnam
Monday, July 11, 2016Tokyo Gas plans to partner PetroVietnam Gas in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) joint venture in Vietnam.

Tokyo Gas Buys Eagle Ford Shale Stake, Despite Loss from Prior US Purchase
Tuesday, June 21, 2016Tokyo Gas buys a 25-percent stake in an Eagle Ford shale gas formation.

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.

QGC, Partners Invest $1.2B to Boost Gas Output in Australia's QCLNG Project
Monday, November 16, 2015QGC and joint venture partners invest $1.2 billion to boost gas production for the Queensland Curtis liquefied natural gas project in Australia.

Tokyo Gas Targets More US Shale Gas Investments
Monday, May 18, 2015Japan's Tokyo Gas is looking to invest in more US shale gas production, according to a company executive.

Asian Investors, LNG Buyers Look to N. America as Australia Taps Out
Friday, October 18, 2013North America pushes Australia out of the top spot for new Asian investment in gas development, industry executives say.

Quicksilver, Tokyo Gas Join Forces in Barnett Shale Play
Friday, March 29, 2013Quicksilver Resources and Tokyo Gas sign a $485-million shale gas deal for assets located in Fort Worth, Texas.

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.

Tokyo Gas Signs on for Queensland LNG
Wednesday, March 31, 2010BG Group has reached an agreement with Tokyo Gas for the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas from its Queensland Curtis LNG project.

Tokyo Gas in Talks with ConocoPhillips for LNG Supply
Thursday, December 17, 2009Tokyo Gas is reportedly in talks with several companies including ConocoPhillips on long-term supply of liquefied natural gas produced from coal seam gas in Australia.

Woodside Awards Dual FEED Contracts for Pluto Expansion
Wednesday, November 11, 2009Woodside has awarded dual contracts for Pluto Train 2 and Train 3 front-end engineering design (FEED) to Foster Wheeler and WorleyParsons (an unincorporated joint venture PJV) and KBR.

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.

Tokyo Gas Co. Inks Deal with North West Shelf LNG Consortium
Thursday, October 02, 2008Tokyo Gas will purchase around 1.6 million tons of LNG per year from April 2009, including the LNG from North West Shelf expansion project from which Tokyo Gas has been importing LNG since fiscal year 2004.

Woodside Launches Pluto LNG Project
Monday, November 26, 2007Woodside has launched the $11.2 billion Pluto LNG project at a formal ceremony after touring the construction site.

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.

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.

NWS Partners and Tokyo Gas Sign LNG Deal
Tuesday, December 12, 2006The North West Shelf (NWS) participants and Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. of Japan have signed a heads of agreement for the ongoing supply of liquefied natural gas from Australia's largest resources project.

Woodside Board Okays Funding for Pluto LNG
Friday, December 08, 2006The board of Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has approved commitments of up to A$1.4 billion for the Pluto liquefied natural gas development. The approval allows funding for site preparation and long lead items ahead of a final investment decision.

Woodside and Tokyo Gas Sign Deal for Pluto LNG
Wednesday, December 14, 2005Woodside Energy Ltd. and Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. have signed a heads of agreement for the supply of between 1.5 and 1.75 million tons of LNG a year on an ex-ship basis from Woodside's 100%-owned Pluto gas field in Western Australia.

ConocoPhillips Begins First Liquids Production at Bayu-Undan
Friday, February 13, 2004ConocoPhillips reports that first liquids production began February 10 from the Bayu-Undan field in the Timor Sea Joint Petroleum Development Area (JPDA).

Tokyo Electric & Tokyo Gas Finalize Stake in Bayu-Undan
Tuesday, July 01, 2003Tokyo Electric Power and Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. officially finalized their participation in the Darwin LNG Project.