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Australian LNG projects should be able to withhold data – APPEA

Australia’s LNG producers should be allowed to block the public release of greenhouse gas emissions data, APPEA has said

16 November 2018

Inpex keeping an eye on Chinese investment near Ichthys LNG

Japan’s Inpex is monitoring Chinese investment near the Ichthys LNG project in Australia’s Northern Territory

16 November 2018
Exploration & Production

Australian gas production set to plateau

Output will level off at 140 billion cubic metres per year between the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 financial years, official data estimates.

12 November 2018
Liquefaction at Darwin LNG LNG

Conoco eyes second train at Darwin LNG

Gas from the Barossa-Caldita field could be used to expand Darwin LNG if enough gas is left in the Bayu-Undan field to keep the first train running.

6 November 2018
Loading an LNG tanker in Australia LNG

Australia woos China as US LNG tensions persist

Australian LNG exporters are eyeing a chance to take advantage of China-US trade tensions to help meet China’s gas needs for the winter.

26 October 2018

Ichthys ships first LNG cargo

Inpex has shipped the first LNG cargo from its Ichthys plant in northern Australia.

23 October 2018

Woodside and ENN to cooperate on LNG

Woodside Petroleum has signed an agreement to explore the prospects for cooperation with ENN Group in LNG marketing, trading and shipping.

23 October 2018
The Pacific Breeze tanker at the Ichthys LNG plant LNG

Ichthys startup marks end of Aussie LNG build-out

Ichthys LNG has loaded its first cargo, marking the last of Australia’s onshore LNG projects to start up.

23 October 2018
Gas for Transport

Jemena trialling green gas in New South Wales

Australian energy infrastructure operator Jemena will hold a A$15.0 million trial run of a process to produce hydrogen from solar and wind power.

22 October 2018
The Prelude FLNG vessel at sea. LNG

Crux jumps the queue as backfill for Shell’s Prelude

The field is now the primary backfill option for Prelude and could keep the vessel offshore Western Australia well into the 2030s.

22 October 2018

Inpex to load first Ichthys LNG cargo

Inpex will load the first cargo from its Ichthys LNG plant in northwestern Australia this week.

17 October 2018
Woodside's Karratha gas plant Alternative Fuels

Western Australia ups the ante on hydrogen concepts

New projects under way in Australia are aiming to target the future market for hydrogen fuel.

12 October 2018

AGL's Victoria FSRU project will face tough environmental assessment

AGL Energy’s proposed FSRU in eastern Australia will undergo the state’s strongest environmental assessment process

11 October 2018

Bechtel will build second train at Pluto LNG

Woodside has selected Bechtel as the preferred contractor to build a second 4-5 mtpa LNG train at its Pluto liquefaction plant

11 October 2018
Exploration & Production

Shell to drill 250 wells in Queensland in 2019 and 2020

Shell will drill 250 new gas wells in 2019 and 2020 as part of its QGC venture in the Australian state of Queensland

11 October 2018
An Australian gas processing plant. Exploration & Production

OG Oil & Gas to accelerate Beach’s Otway assets

OG Oil & Gas has farmed into 40% of Beach Energy’s assets in the Otway Basin to take advantage of the tightening gas market in eastern Australia.

5 October 2018
The Darwin LNG plant Exploration & Production

Darwin backfill decision looms after Sunrise deadlock

East Timor's commitment to sending Greater Sunrise gas to a new LNG plant within its territory has opened the door for other suppliers to backfill Darwin LNG.

26 September 2018
Drilling taking place offshore Australia Exploration & Production

WA shale gas developers await fracking ruling

The state government is considering the findings of an inquiry into fracking, and may lift its moratorium or ban the practice entirely.

21 September 2018
Exploration & Production

Cooper Energy secures gas sales contract for Casino Henry

Australia’s Cooper Energy has secured a gas sales contract for its Casino Henry joint venture with Origin Energy

19 September 2018
Exploration & Production

Australia will fail to meet gas demand from 2028 – Woodmac

Australia will not produce enough gas to meet both its LNG export commitments and its domestic demand from 2028, according to Wood Mackenzie.

13 September 2018

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