BP has contracted the Diamond Offshore semisubmersible Ocean Apex to drill the potentially giant gas prospect Ironbark offshore Western Australia.
Transocean Ltd. has provided an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.
Jadestone Energy has contracted the jackup Ensco 107 for infill drilling on the Stag oilfield offshore Australia.
Benthic has won a contract from Woodside for a geotechnical investigation in the North Carnarvon basin offshore Western Australia.
Shell Australia has contracted Wood and KBR to undertake integrated front-end engineering design for the Crux gas project offshore Western Australia.
Woodside Energy has contracted McDermott International to perform front-end engineering and design for a semisubmersible floating production unit for the Scarborough gas field development offshore Western Australia.
Cue Energy has completed the funding requirements for the Ironbark-1 exploration well on the WA-359-P permit offshore Western Australia.
CGG has completed seismic acquisition across the WA-458-P permit offshore Western Australia, according to Australian E&P company FAR.
Cooper Energy expects to drill exploration wells this year on the Annie and Elanora prospects in the VIC/P44 permit in the Otway basin offshore Victoria, Australia.
Esso Australia Pty Ltd. has awarded Subsea Integration Alliance EPCIC contracts for the West Barracouta gas project offshore Australia.
Woodside Energy has issued four front-end engineering design contracts for the proposed Scarborough gas field development offshore Western Australia.
Wood Mackenzie expects a pickup in offshore exploration this year across Southeast Asia and Australasia.
Chevron Australia has contracted two Maersk Supply Service’s newbuild anchor handling tug supply vessels to support the Gorgon Stage Two drilling program.
Woodside Energy has removed the FPSO Nganhurra from the depleted Enfield oil field, 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Exmouth, Western Australia.
OMV has completed its acquisition of Shell’s Upstream business in New Zealand for $578 million.
Woodside Energy has contracted Bechtel (Western Australia) to perform front-end engineering design for the Pluto Train 2 project.
Production has started through the Prelude floating liquefied natural gas vessel in block WA-44-L offshore Western Australia, according to partner INPEX.
Noble Corp. has issued an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.
Total has signed an agreement to divest a 4% interest in the Ichthys liquefied natural gas project in Australia to INPEX for $1.6 billion.
ExxonMobil has decided to develop the West Barracouta gas field in the Bass Strait off southeast Australia in order to bring new supplies to the Australian domestic market.
McDermott International Inc. and BHGE have signed a MoU with Western Gas Corp. Pty Ltd. to be the exclusive development partners for the Equus gas project offshore Western Australia.
Cooper Energy has issued an update on repairs to the new subsea pipeline for its Sole gas project offshore Victoria.
Melbana Energy, Total, and Santos have agreed to modify a commercial agreement to speed up preparations for potential drilling of the Beehive-1 prospect offshore northwest Australia.
Tap Oil has agreed to sell its 22.474% interest in the WA-33-R permit in the Carnarvon basin offshore Western Australia to its joint venture partners Quadrant Oil and Santos.