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  • 8 August 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Australia’s BHP has approved $283 million (BHP share) in funding to develop the Ruby project in Trinidad and Tobago.

  • 5 September 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Australian LNG player Woodside has entered into binding sale and purchase agreements to acquire half of BHP Billiton’s Scarborough area assets in the Carnarvon Basin, located offshore Western Australia. The acquisition includes a 25% interest in WA-1-R, in which ExxonMobil is the operator, and a 50% interest in WA-62-R, which together contain the Scarborough gas […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Norway’s Farstad Shipping ASA has announced it has secured several charter deals for ten of its offshore vessels. The contracts are as follows: AHTS Far Sky (1991, ME 303 II, 13,382 BHP) and AHTS Far Grip (1993, UT722, 14,388 BHP) have been awarded contracts by ENI Australia Ltd. for a fixed period of 5 months with […]

  • 12 March 2018

    Australian energy giant Woodside will become the operator of the Scarborough gas field development off W. Australia.

  • 31 May 2012

      BHP Billiton’s outer harbour project in Port Hedland has secured federal environmental approval. The go-ahead from the government includes 37 conditions, including orders for the company to develop a plan to protect dugongs, marine turtles and their habitat. According to foxbusiness.com, the first phase of construction on the outer harbor would see the construction […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    BHP Billiton has won operatorship over Pemex’s Trion discovery offshore Mexico in what is Pemex’s first such cooperation.  During Mexico’s first bidding round, held on Monday, BHP Billiton submitted the winning bid to acquire a 60 per cent participating interest in and operatorship of blocks AE-0092 and AE-0093 containing the Trion discovery, beating the offer […]

  • 20 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    BHP Billiton today announced the approval of increased capital expenditure for the Esso Australia operated Kipper and Turrum projects in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Victoria. Kipper’s capital expenditure has increased to US$900 million (BHP Billiton share) and the facilities are now forecast to be completed in calendar year 2012. Mercury was encountered in the reservoir […]

  • 16 June 2017

    Australian resource company, BHP Billiton, said Ken MacKenzie has been selected to succeed Jac Nasser as chairman, effective September 1, 2017.

  • 11 June 2019
    Equipment

    BHP has awarded Oceaneering a contract for what has been described as first-ever deepwater Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) survey in Mexican waters.

  • 6 October 2016
    Exploration & Production

    BHP Billiton has announced positive drilling results at the Caicos exploration well in the Gulf of Mexico.  Located in Green Canyon 564 where BHP Billiton has 100% interest, this well is approximately 100 miles south of the Louisiana coast in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The company said on Wednesday that Caicos was drilled to […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Project & Tenders

    The Government of Barbados and BHP Billiton signed exploration licences for two offshore blocks, Carlisle Bay and Bimshire.  These blocks are approximately 40 kilometers southeast of the island nation, total about 5,000 square kilometers and are located in waters ranging from approximately 1,200 to 2,000 meters in depth. Upon approval by the Government of an […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    BHP Billiton has completed the sale of its 8.33 per cent interest in the East Browse Joint Venture and 20 per cent interest in the West Browse Joint Venture, located offshore Western Australia, to PetroChina International Investment (Australia) Pty Ltd for US$1.63 billion plus customary purchase price adjustments as announced on 12 December 2012. All […]

  • 20 September 2013

    BHP Billiton’s US$1.5 billion Macedon domestic gas project in Onslow, Western Australia, was officially opened today by the Honourable Colin Barnett, Premier of Western Australia. First gas commenced on target in August 2013 at the BHP Billiton-operated facility which commercialises natural gas from offshore production lease WA-42-L located in the Exmouth Sub-Basin. BHP Billiton Asset President Conventional, Steve Pastor, […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Farstad Shipping ASA announced that the it has been awarded a ten charter contracts from various customers. The contracts are as follows: AHTS Far Sky (1991, ME 303 II, 13,382 BHP) and AHTS Far Grip (1993, UT 722, 14,388 BHP) have been awarded contracts by ENI Australia Ltd. for a fixed period of 5 months […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Norway’s Farstad Shipping ASA has been awarded multiple charter contracts in Australia. Origin Energy has awarded contracts to AHTS Far Fosna (1993, UT 722, 14,400 BHP) and AHTS Lady Sandra (1998, KMAR 404, 15,014 BHP) to support their Bass Strait drilling campaign. The duration of the contracts will be approx. 9 months commencing in April. […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Global resources company BHP will decide who will win a tender for LNG-fueled ship transport of up to 27 million tonnes of iron ore in early 2020.

  • 15 July 2019
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Melbourne-headquartered resource company BHP floated a bulk carrier tender for LNG-fuelled transport for up to 27 million tonnes of its iron ore. 

  • 12 June 2015

    InterOil, the company developing the Elk-Antelope LNG project in Papua New Guinea, informed it has appointed Saxon Palmer as Senior Vice President, Exploration.

  • 13 February 2019

    Australian company BHP has set aside $256 million for another offshore well following a recent oil discovery at the Trion field, offshore Mexico.

  • 26 September 2014

    BHP Billiton said it will back plans for the development of the proposed Scarborough floating LNG development off Australia’s west coast with its partner, ExxonMobil.  Tim Cutt, BHP’s petroleum and potash division president told that the project has been progressed far enough that the company is confident in the technology and the commerciality, so the project will […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    BHP Petroleum, via its Mexico subsidiary, has contracted DORIS for the execution of engineer services for the SURF and export pipeline scopes of work of the Trion project in the Gulf of Mexico.  The Trion field encompasses an area of 1,285 sq km (798 sq mi) and is located in the Perdido belt at a […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Project & Tenders

    BHP Billiton has approved expenditure of $2.2 billion for its share of the development of the Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. BHP Billiton holds a 23.9 percent participating interest in the Mad Dog field. BP, the operator, holds a 60.5 percent participating interest, and Union Oil Company of California, an […]