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

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.

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...

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

MEO Australia accepts two permit renewal offers

MEO Australia Ltd. has accepted an offer from the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Aministrator to renew the AC/P50 and AC/P51 exploration permits for a further five years.

Pushing ahead to explore Australia's last offshore frontier

Exploration drilling is set to recommence this year in South Australia's Great Australian Bight with companies such as BP, Statoil, Chevron, Bight Petroleum, Santos, and Murphy Oil committing more ...

Mubadala looks to build on Malida discoveries offshore Thailand

Tap Oil has issued an update on exploration plans for some of its concessions offshore Thailand and Western Australia.

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

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.

First oil flows from Coniston offshore Western Australia

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

Rigs/Vessels

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...

Atwood Osprey contract amended following cyclone offshore Australia

Atwood Oceanics Inc. (NYSE: ATW) has amended its contract for its semisubmersible drilling unit, the Atwood Osprey.   

Polarcus extends 3D seismic survey off northwest Australia

        Polarcus has more funding for its Capreolus 3D seismic survey offshore Australia's northwest shelf.

Australia & New Zealand Offshore Oil & Gas News

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.

Another well goes onstream at Maari offshore New Zealand

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

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.

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