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  • 2 April 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Jadestone Energy has restarted drilling operations at its Stag oilfield located offshore Australia following the weakening of tropical cyclone Veronica. 

  • 25 March 2019

    Australian LNG major Woodside evacuated all personnel from its offshore production platforms and is operating the Karratha gas plant and Pluto LNG plant using essential staff only due to severe weather.

  • 25 March 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Just as Singapore’s Jadestone Energy was getting ready to start its infill drilling program at the Stag oilfield located offshore Australia, the company was forced to halt its operations due to tropical cyclone Veronica. 

  • 25 March 2019

    Australia oil and gas company Woodside has evacuated all workers from its offshore platforms ahead of the tropical cyclone Veronica. Cyclone was located some 95 kilometers east-northeast of Karratha at 5.00 am AWST on Monday, March 25.

  • 20 March 2019

    Oil and gas companies ExxonMobil and Anadarko have sent donations to aid agencies in Mozambique following a disastrous and deadly Cyclone Idai which made landfall on March 14.

  • 29 January 2019

    Operations at the Port of Dampier located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia continued operations following tropical Cyclone Riley. 

  • 24 December 2018
    Exploration & Production

    A team of experts mobilized by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has brought the cyclone-hit semi-submersible rig Olinda Star back to normal.

  • 13 March 2018

    The fractured hull of grounded Kea Trader did not endure the impact of the latest cyclone off New Caledonia.

  • 23 February 2018

    The split hull of Lomar Shipping’s ill-fated Kea Trader has gotten further into trouble following a cyclone.

  • 30 January 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Vineyard Wind has released a study showing that its proposed 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts, US, would have reduced emissions and saved costs in comparison to other energy sources during the Grayson cyclone had it been installed. The study, prepared by Daymark Energy Advisors, demonstrated that the wind farm would have provided 61 million kilowatt-hours […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Vineyard Wind has released a study showing that its proposed 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts, US, would have reduced emissions and saved costs in comparison to other energy sources during the Grayson cyclone had it been installed. The study, prepared by Daymark Energy Advisors, demonstrated that the wind farm would have provided 61 million kilowatt-hours […]

  • 10 January 2018

    Western Australia’s Port of Broome has closed to shipping in anticipation of cyclonic impact.

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based breakbulk, project cargo and heavy lift shipping operator AAL recently completed the transportation of two giant “cyclone vessels” to Petronas’ USD 27 billion RAPID project in Malaysia on behalf of freight forwarder Oceansmart Global. Each measuring around 22 meters in length, 11 meters in width and weighing over 500 million tons, the two cyclone or “tertiary” […]

  • 16 May 2017

    New research from Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, in partnership with the oil and gas industry, is aiming to deliver better tropical cyclone forecasts for offshore facilities to improve safety and reduce costs. The Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday that the two-year research program, jointly funded by Shell, Woodside, Chevron, and Inpex, developed new meteorological […]

  • 5 April 2017

    A week after weathering the impact of severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie, North Queensland’s ports of Abbot Point, Mackay and Hay Point have started returning to full operations, the state government informed. Following the passing of the cyclone, there has been damage from debris and flooding in the ports. The Port of Mackay reopened for shipping over […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ports of Abbot Point, Hay Point and Mackay have been closed after severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie hit the North Queensland coast, North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) informed. Steve Lewis, NQBP Chief Executive Officer, said the corporation’s Whitsunday ports were all experiencing large swells, high winds and heavy rains on March 28. Lewis said NQBP has been working […]

  • 6 March 2017

    Shipping operations have been resumed in Port of Darwin, northern Australia, following the passing of a tropical low, GAC informed.   The tropical low was expected to develop into a tropical cyclone, affecting Darwin and Wyndham ports. On March 4, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology  (BOM) said that the cyclone warning was extended to coastal areas of […]

  • 28 January 2016

    Pilbara Ports Authority has commenced evacuating the inner and outer anchorages at Australia’s largest iron ore export port of Port Hedland as a tropical low continues to track toward the Pilbara coast in a southerly direction. The evacuation of vessels at both anchorages is expected to be complete by midday (AWST), the port authority said. […]

  • 15 June 2015

    The U.S. National Hurricane Center has warned that there is a high possibility a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico could become a tropical cyclone. According to Reuters, the oil giant Shell yesterday evacuated non-essential personnel from its Gulf of Mexico installations. “Shell has initiated efforts to reduce non-essential personnel on some offshore assets […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shell Oil Co, the US arm of Royal Dutch Shell, has decided to remove all non-essential workers from its rigs in the Gulf of Mexico in preparation of a low-pressure storm with an 80% chance of turning into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours, Reuters reports. The removal of the non-essential personnel would […]

  • 17 April 2015

    Global energy companies have joined forces to fund new research aimed at advancing tropical cyclone forecasting in Northern Australia to further improve offshore safety and mitigate costly disruptions to operations.

  • 17 April 2015

    Global energy companies have joined forces to fund new research aimed at advancing tropical cyclone forecasting in Northern Australia to further improve offshore safety and mitigate costly disruptions to operations.

  • 17 April 2015
    Equipment

    Global energy companies have joined forces to fund new research aimed at advancing tropical cyclone forecasting in Northern Australia to further improve offshore safety and mitigate costly disruptions to operations. Results from the industry-driven research are expected to enhance tropical cyclone response planning and public weather forecasting services for the wider community. The Industry Technology […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council staff and contractors on Monday and Tuesday quickly carried out repair work to the coastline around Mercury Bay, caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam. The four areas that were affected were Cooks Beach, Buffalo Beach, Brophy’s Beach and Whangapoua. “Council put in some geofabric, rock and sand push-up as a temporary repair,” said Area Manager […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s Mid West Ports Authority closed the Geraldon port to all shipping, commercial operations and activities at 6 pm local time today, in preparation for the potential impact of Cyclone Olwyn, expected to produce winds of up to 90km/hour by midnight tonight local time. The port said it will work closely with the local emergency management authorities […]