Australia & New Zealand Offshore Regional Report

Drilling & Completion

Another well goes onstream at Maari offshore New Zealand

Cue Energy says the Maari MR7A development well is onstream offshore New Zealand.

Black Sea partnership plans further wells

ExxonMobil and partner OMV have completed drilling of the Dolphin-1 exploratory well in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea.

Gas demand driving mega projects off Asia/Pacific

This year will see an industry first operating off the coast of Malaysia. Petronas places the targeted completion date for its floating liquefied natural gas project, PFLNG 1 (also known as PFLNG S...

Field Development

Browse FLNG partners commit to FEED

Woodside says the partners in the Browse FLNG development offshore northwest Australia have agreed to enter the front-end engineering and design phase.

Sole gas project offshore Australia enters FEED phase

The Cooper Energy/Santos Ltd. VIC/RL3 joint venture has entered the front-end engineering and design phase of the Sole gas project offshore Australia.

MEG flow meters head to Ichthys

Litre Meter has dispatched 45 positive displacement flow meters to the Ichthys LNG project in the Browse basin off Western Australia via the company’s South Korean distributor S-TEK.

Subsea

Sole gas project offshore Australia enters FEED phase

The Cooper Energy/Santos Ltd. VIC/RL3 joint venture has entered the front-end engineering and design phase of the Sole gas project offshore Australia.

First oil flows from Coniston offshore Western Australia

Inpex has first oil from the Apache-operated Coniston field offshore Western Australia.

Tidewater to supply WROV services at Wheatstone

Allseas has awarded Tidewater Subsea a WROV services contract associated with Chevron’s Wheatstone project offshore Australia.

Geology & Geophysics

Dolphin extends North Carnarvon basin 3D seismic coverage

Dolphin’s Sanco Swift vessel will soon start acquiring a 15,000-sq km (5,791-sq mi) 3D SHarp broadband multi-client survey over the North Carnarvon basin offshore Western Australia.

Carnarvon updates offshore Australia seismic work status

Carnarvon Petroleum has completed about 60% of its planned 5,100-sq km (1,969-sq mi) Capreolus MC3D multi-client seismic survey. 

Spectrum snaps up Fugro's data library

Fugro has signed an agreement to divest its multi-client data library to Spectrum ASA for $115 million in cash consideration. 

Pipeline & Transportation

Sole gas project offshore Australia enters FEED phase

The Cooper Energy/Santos Ltd. VIC/RL3 joint venture has entered the front-end engineering and design phase of the Sole gas project offshore Australia.

MEG flow meters head to Ichthys

Litre Meter has dispatched 45 positive displacement flow meters to the Ichthys LNG project in the Browse basin off Western Australia via the company’s South Korean distributor S-TEK.

Chevron plans offshore Australia decommissioning

Chevron is planning to decommission several installations offshore Australia following production declines at the Saladin, Cowle, Yammaderry, Crest, Roller, and Skate fields.

Production

Browse FLNG partners commit to FEED

Woodside says the partners in the Browse FLNG development offshore northwest Australia have agreed to enter the front-end engineering and design phase.

Another well goes onstream at Maari offshore New Zealand

Cue Energy says the Maari MR7A development well is onstream offshore New Zealand.

Black Sea partnership plans further wells

ExxonMobil and partner OMV have completed drilling of the Dolphin-1 exploratory well in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea.

Rigs/Vessels

Quadrant Energy awards Global Maritime Group mooring and rig move contract

Global Maritime Deep Sea Mooring has won a contract for the provision of mooring and rig positioning services to Quadrant Energy Ltd. 

Browse FLNG partners commit to FEED

Woodside says the partners in the Browse FLNG development offshore northwest Australia have agreed to enter the front-end engineering and design phase.

Gas demand driving mega projects off Asia/Pacific

This year will see an industry first operating off the coast of Malaysia. Petronas places the targeted completion date for its floating liquefied natural gas project, PFLNG 1 (also known as PFLNG S...

Australia & New Zealand Offshore Oil & Gas News

Quadrant Energy awards Global Maritime Group mooring and rig move contract

Global Maritime Deep Sea Mooring has won a contract for the provision of mooring and rig positioning services to Quadrant Energy Ltd. 

Browse FLNG partners commit to FEED

Woodside says the partners in the Browse FLNG development offshore northwest Australia have agreed to enter the front-end engineering and design phase.

Browse JV partners sign gas supply terms

Woodside has received renewal offers for seven petroleum retention leases in the Browse basin offshore Western Australia.

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