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Australia & New Zealand Offshore Regional Report

Drilling & Completion

Apache establishes new oil play offshore Western Australia

Apache Corp. has discovered a potentially large oil field in the Canning basin offshore Western Australia.

AWE updates global offshore projects

AWE Ltd provided its 2Q 2014 production and development update.

Apache hits gas at Phoenix South-1

Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd. reports that gas and indications of associated liquid hydrocarbons were observed in the Phoenix South-1 well, offshore Western Australia.

Field Development

WorleyParsons to manage North West Shelf brownfield needs

Woodside Petroleum has awarded WorleyParsons an engineering, procurement, and construction management services (EPCM) contract for the North West Shelf project offshore Western Australia.

Large Shell Prelude turret piece sets sail for Samsung

The largest single piece of the mooring turret for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project offshore Australia is on its way from Dubai to the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

AWE updates global offshore projects

AWE Ltd provided its 2Q 2014 production and development update.

Subsea

AWE updates global offshore projects

AWE Ltd provided its 2Q 2014 production and development update.

Partners ponder North West Shelf subsea tieback

Front-end engineering design continues for Persephone, the next major offshore development in Australia’s North West Shelf.

INTECSEA expands into New Zealand

Following the recent brand transition of Transfield Worley (TW) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the WorleyParsons Group to become WorleyParsons New Zealand Ltd, INTECSEA has taken the opportunity...

Geology & Geophysics

TGS details frontier seismic aims offshore Australasia

TGS will acquire its largest 3D seismic survey to date in the Asia/Pacific region offshore South Australia.

OMV spuds exploration well in Maari area offshore New Zealand

The semisubmersible Kan Tan IV has spudded the Whio-1 exploration well for operator OMV New Zealand in the PEP 51313 permit.

Woodside keen to explore offshore Lake Tanganyika

Woodside has finalized an agreement to farm-in to the Lake Tanganyika basin in western Tanzania.

Pipeline & Transportation

Ichthys pipelay under way offshore Australia

Construction has started of the gas export pipeline for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG project.

Santos and GDF SUEZ seek development concepts for Bonaparte LNG

Santos and GDF SUEZ report that the Bonaparte LNG project will consider other potential development options in addition to the FLNG concept to develop the Petrel, Tern, and Frigate natural gas fiel...

Biffi provides electric actuator for Ichthys

Biffi Italia has shipped four EGR 50K electric actuators for installation on the Ichthys gas project, the largest oil and gas development offshore Australia’s Northern Territory.

Production

Large Shell Prelude turret piece sets sail for Samsung

The largest single piece of the mooring turret for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project offshore Australia is on its way from Dubai to the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

AWE updates global offshore projects

AWE Ltd provided its 2Q 2014 production and development update.

WorleyParsons signs MOU with Wilson Offshore & Marine to jointly pursue projects

WorleyParsons Services Pty Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Wilson Offshore & Marine to jointly pursue the execution and delivery of ship-shaped floating LNG, FPSO, and ...

Rigs/Vessels

Large Shell Prelude turret piece sets sail for Samsung

The largest single piece of the mooring turret for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project offshore Australia is on its way from Dubai to the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

AWE updates global offshore projects

AWE Ltd provided its 2Q 2014 production and development update.

Apache hits gas at Phoenix South-1

Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd. reports that gas and indications of associated liquid hydrocarbons were observed in the Phoenix South-1 well, offshore Western Australia.

Australia & New Zealand Offshore Oil & Gas News

ASCO opens Australian marine supply base

International oilfield support services company ASCO has opened its new marine supply base in Darwin, Australia.

WorleyParsons to manage North West Shelf brownfield needs

Woodside Petroleum has awarded WorleyParsons an engineering, procurement, and construction management services (EPCM) contract for the North West Shelf project offshore Western Australia.

Apache establishes new oil play offshore Western Australia

Apache Corp. has discovered a potentially large oil field in the Canning basin offshore Western Australia.