Posts In: Basin Review

17 May 2017
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Queensland opens up Surat acreage

The Queensland Government will release 365 square kilometres of land for gas development to supply Australia’s east coast market.

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2 March 2017
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APA to buy and upgrade Orbost plant

APA Group and Cooper Energy have signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) for the development of Gippsland Basin gas projects to bring new sources of gas supply to south east Australia.

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27 February 2017
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APA to buy and upgrade Orbost plant

APA Group and Cooper Energy have signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) for the development of Gippsland Basin gas projects to bring new sources of gas supply to south east Australia.

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24 February 2017
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Narrabri EIS open for public comment

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Santos’ Narrabri Gas Project has been released by the New South Wales (NSW) Government for public review.

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23 February 2017
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Dorado-1 drilling set to begin

The Quadrant Energy and Carnarvon Petroleum Joint Venture has commenced planning to drill the Dorado-1 exploration well, located in WA-437-P offshore Western Australia.

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21 February 2017
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Senex commits $50 million to Western Surat Gas Project

Senex Energy has sanctioned its first major investment in the Western Surat Gas Project, committing $50 million to a 30 well drilling campaign, with gas production of around 10 TJ/d expected by mid-2018.

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17 October 2016
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Spring edition of Gas Today out now

The latest edition of Gas Today is now available – access your digital edition at the link below.

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12 August 2016
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2016 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage released

The Australian Government has released the 2016 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release, comprised of areas that have been nominated by industry.

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13 April 2016
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Carnarvon increases offshore acreage

Carnarvon has secured 100 per cent interest in the newly awarded offshore exploration permit WA-521-P.

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30 March 2016
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APA buys out QLD gas power station

APA Group has secured 100 per cent ownership of the Diamantina Power Station project after purchasing AGL’s half of the project for $151 million.

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30 March 2016
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Santos to drill 6,100 new wells

Santos and its JV partners have received approval from the Federal Government to drill 6,100 new CSG wells in Queensland.

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21 March 2016
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Australia’s land access new frontier

Queensland GasFields Commissioner John Cotter has recently completed a stocktake of the construction of the three export pipelines in Queensland, and has gathered some key lessons about oil and gas land access best practice.

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21 March 2016
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Australia’s gas exploration and production opportunities

With international LNG exports and domestic consumption increasing the demand for Australian gas, significant opportunities exist for the local sector. Gas Today takes a look at what will be driving the next wave of exploration and development.

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21 March 2016
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QGC’s Charlie: A vote of confidence in Queensland

QGC’s AU$1.7 billion Charlie development in the Surat Basin represents a significant new investment for Queensland’s gas industry, following the successful start-up of the state’s three LNG production facilities in late 2015.

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21 March 2016
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Commercialising Arrow’s mammoth CSG reserves

In late 2015, production challenges led to Arrow Energy’s decision to delay its upstream Bowen Basin development. Now, all eyes are on what the company will do with its massive CSG reserves in Queensland as it reduces its operational footprint in Australia.

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9 March 2016
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Latest GSOO urges gas reserve development by 2019

Market data from the Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) 2016 Gas Statement of Opportunities (GSOO) shows gas reserve development is required by 2019 to maintain long-term gas supply adequacy in eastern and south-eastern Australia.

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3 February 2016
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Sole Gas Project FEED 31 per cent complete

The front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase for Cooper Energy’s Sole Gas Project, located in the Gippsland Basin off the coast of Victoria, is approximately 31 per cent complete.

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3 February 2016
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AGL to exit gas exploration and production

AGL Energy has announced it is abandoning exploration and production of its natural gas assets due to the volatility of commodity prices and long development lead times.

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26 January 2016
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AWE sells US shale assets for $AUD271 million

Mid-cap explorer AWE Limited is set to sell its US shale assets in order to tip additional capital into its Waitsia gas project in Western Australia.

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20 January 2016
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Senex performing well against market

Senex Energy has demonstrated a strong fiscal position amid tough industry conditions, thanks to a $42 million cash injection in December 2015 on the back of sales to GLNG.

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19 January 2016
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Wood Group wins Shell Prelude FLNG contract

Wood Group has secured a three year contract with Shell Australia’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) project.

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16 December 2015
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What you were reading in 2015

2015 is coming to a close, and it’s been a busy year for natural gas. Here is the top 10 most viewed stories from the past 12 months.

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13 December 2015
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APLNG reaches penultimate milestone

Australia Pacific LNG has begun production of LNG at Curtis Island LNG facility on Curtis Island, near Gladstone.

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11 December 2015
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Woodside’s AU$2.75 billion NWS Phase 2 approved

Joint venture participants in the North West Shelf (NWS) LNG Project have approved the Greater Western Flank Phase 2 (GWF-2) Project, located off the north-west coast of Australia.

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10 December 2015
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Svitzer wins 10-year Ichthys towage contract

Svitzer Australia has won a 10-year contract to provide towage and other marine services to the multi-billion dollar INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project in the Port of Darwin in Australia.

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9 December 2015
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Wood Group awarded FLNG contract

Wood Group has secured its second front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for Woodside’s proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) development offshore Western Australia.

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