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  • 2 February 2017

    Australia’s offshore regulator Nopsema has launched an investigation into the source of an oil sheen that appeared near the West Tuna platform offshore Australia.  According to a report by the regulator, on February 1, 2017, Nopsema was informed by Esso Australia Resources of an identified oil sheen adjacent to the West Tuna platform, located in […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On February 1, 2017, NOPSEMA was informed by Esso Australia Resources (Esso) of an identified oil sheen adjacent to the West Tuna platform, located in Commonwealth waters in the Bass Strait, 45km off the Gippsland coast, Victoria. The West Tuna oil export pipeline was depressurised overnight, and the pipeline will remain shut down while the […]

  • 3 March 2016

    Australian LNG operator Santos said it has completed the sale of its 35% non-operated interest in the Kipper gas field to a unit of Japan’s Mitsui. Santos has received $520 million from Mitsui E&P Australia for the stake in the gas field located in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Victoria, the company said in a statement […]

  • 3 March 2016

    Santos, an independent oil and gas producer in the Asia-Pacific region, has completed a sale of its interest in the Kipper gas field, offshore Australia.  Santos announced in November 2015 the sale of its 35% non-operated interest in the Kipper gas field, located in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Victoria to Mitsui E&P Australia for A$520 million in […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    ExxonMobil is putting up for sale its ownership in the Gippsland Basin assets, offshore Australia.

  • 9 October 2006

    Two Canadian tuna fishermen were rescued unharmed off the Oregon coast by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter after floating on a life raft for two hours in swells as high as five metres. The Silver Bear, a 16-metre wooden fishing boat that was almost 100 years old, sank in the Pacific Ocean about 220 kilometres […]

  • 5 October 2011

    South East Asia shipyard, (SEAS), PIRIOU’s shipyard in Vietnam, has delivered the “HIRUNDO”, a 40-m LCT barge ordered in 2010, to SOLEXIA for its sea and air freight subsidiary “RMP CARAIBES” . Delivered 1 month earlier than the contractual date, this ship will replace the ship currently in service, “Le Bouffi”, for the daily freight […]

  • 4 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Dockwise Ltd. announces nine awards for Heavy Marine Transport (HMT) that have recently been secured by its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping with a total contract value of USD 33 million. Dockwise was awarded a contract by McDermott Australia Pty. Ltd. to transport a Marlin B jacket structure and a CBL 102 launch barge for the Kipper […]

  • 13 December 2018

    US energy giant and LNG player ExxonMobil has made a final investment decision to develop the West Barracouta gas field in Bass Strait to bring new gas supplies to the Australian domestic market. The project, located in the VIC/L1 block offshore Victoria, is part of ExxonMobil’s investment in the Gippsland Basin. ExxonMobil recently completed front-end engineering […]

  • 28 August 2018

    Esso Deepwater Gippsland, ExxonMobil’s Australian unit, started an offshore exploration drilling program in the Gippsland Basin to search for new sources of gas.

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) grant will allow Greymouth Port in New Zealand to undertake dredging work to ensure fishing boats can use the lagoon during low tide, Regional Economic Development Minister, Shane Jones, announced last week. The PGF will provide $750,000 to allow the slipway and lagoon at Greymouth Port to be dredged to four […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Cape plc, the international provider of essential, non-mechanical support services to the energy and mineral resources sectors, provided the following scheduled trading update following the financial year end on 31 December 2011. Since the Group’s Interim Management Statement on 9 November 2011, Cape has performed well and Group revenue and underlying profit before tax for […]

  • 13 December 2018

    ExxonMobil has made made a final investment decision to develop the West Barracouta gas field in Bass Strait to bring new gas supplies to the Australian domestic market. The project, located in the VIC/L1 block offshore Victoria, is part of the company’s continuing investment in the Gippsland Basin.

  • 28 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Esso Deepwater Gippsland, an Australian subsidiary of ExxonMobil, has begun an offshore exploration drilling program in the Gippsland Basin to search for new sources of gas.

  • 29 February 2012

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest private multi-port operator and part of the Adani Group, a global integrated infrastructure player, announced it had received the letter of intent from the Kandla Port Trust, a Government of India body, to set up a dry bulk terminal at the Kandla Port on build, operate […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    With the recent launch of the Reuben Lasker, a high-tech fisheries survey vessel that will be operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), scientists at NOAA and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego praised the ship’s commencement as a milestone for fisheries science as well as its ability to strengthen collaborations […]

  • 4 May 2010

    New data has reported that Australia’s 24 percent southern blue fin tuna quota cut in 2009 was not necessary, ATuna has reported. The industry is now pushing for the lost quota to be reinstated. The news comes following a meeting in Tokyo last week of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT).

  • 10 December 2009

    While Thailand continues to be the largest exporter of tuna to the US, the rate of growth of exports from China grew the most in the first nine months of 2009. According to Atuna, Thailand reported an eleven percent increase of tuna exports from 65.9 million tonnes in 2008 to 73.7 percent in 2009. Chinese […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal announced Monday that BP has agreed to fund approximately $340 million in restoration projects for Louisiana. This investment is part of the $1 billion that BP agreed to invest for early restoration of damaged natural resources resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. BP has agreed to fund approximately $340 million […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port Lincoln tuna baron Hagen Stehr plans to take legal actions against the government regarding the plans to allow exploration for oil in the Great Australian Bight. According to Mr. Stehr, seismic testing in the Great Australian Bight during the annual tuna harvest could devastate the industry, weeklytimesnow reports. Australian Southern Bluefin Industry Association said […]

  • 14 May 2014

    Premier Oil, a UK-based independent oil and gas exploration and production company, today reported that in the first quarter of 2014 its oil production rose 13% compared to the same period in 2013.   Production averaged 65.8 kboepd in the first quarter, Premier Oil said, revealing the full year guidance at 58-63 kboepd. Simon Lockett, […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      After an extensive scientific review, NOAA announced today that Atlantic bluefin tuna currently do not warrant species protection under the Endangered Species Act. NOAA has committed to revisit this decision by early 2013, when more information will be available about the effects of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill, as well as a new […]