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  • 5 September 2017

    Western Australia, home to several giant liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, has announced a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing as it examines the potential risks associated with the drilling technique. The government of the largest state in Australia has implemented its ban on fracking for existing and future petroleum titles in the South-West, Peel and Perth metropolitan regions. […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just announced an article named ‘Can Environmental Windows be effective in managing effects of dredging?’.  An examination of whether dredging operations suspended during generic windows of environmental sensitivity could reduce the impacts on marine life has found the marine invertebrates, seagrasses and macroalgae too diverse to be covered […]

  • 19 June 2015

    Stonehenge Metals Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Yanchep Beach Joint Venture (YBJV)for collaboration on the development of a Protean Wave Energy Converter (WEC) wave farm off the coast of Western Australia. YBJV is part of one of the largest metropolitan urban development projects in Australia, SunCity, at Yanchep in Perth’s northern coastal transport corridor. […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Malaysian offshore services provider Bumi Armada Berhad has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Armada Balnaves Pte Ltd (ABPL), filed and served a Statement of Claim in the Supreme Court of Western Australia against the Australian oil and gas company Woodside following a notice to terminate a charter deal. In a statement released yesterday, ABPL made […]

  • 5 October 2017

    Australian entity of oil major Chevron has acquired exploration interests in three offshore blocks located in the Northern Carnarvon Basin off Western Australia. Chevron Australia said on Thursday that it acquired an interest in blocks WA-528-P, WA-529-P, and WA-530-P which cover 23,170 square kilometers. The three blocks are located some 220 km northwest of Dampier […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The petroleum industry yesterday launched a comprehensive information program on exploration for Western Australia’s shale and tight gas resources, providing valuable information on the industry’s operating practices and potential benefits. The program was prepared by the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association and launched by Western Australia’s Minister for Mines and Petroleum, the Hon. Norman […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Project & Tenders

    NRW Holdings Limited announced that it has entered into an agreement with BECHTEL (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD. for the construction of access roads for the Wheatstone Project in Western Australia. The Contract value awarded to West Australian based NRW Holdings Limited is estimated at $99 million and will commence in March 2012. The Chevron-operated Wheatstone […]

  • 31 March 2011

      Engineering and construction company, Clough Limited has demonstrated its commitment to helping create an engineering centre of excellence in Western Australia, by contributing $250,000 to Curtin University’s new Engineering Pavilion which was officially opened by Prime Minister Julia Gillard today. Clough is also the major sponsor for the University of Western Australia’s First Year […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The University of Western Australia’s Wave Energy Research Centre has launched a new website that provides data on wave conditions at two sites offshore Western Australia.

  • 11 November 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Australian LNG operator Woodside has taken a final investment decision on the pipeline component of the Pluto-North West Shelf (NWS) Interconnector.

  • 1 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    Chevron Australia, together with its joint venture partners commemorated the Wheatstone liquefied natural gas project near Onslow, Western Australia. 

  • 11 November 2019
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Woodside has taken a final investment decision on the pipeline component of the Pluto-North West Shelf (NWS) Interconnector in Western Australia. In addition the company has entered into contractual arrangements with DDG Operations for the construction of the pipeline and its ongoing operation and maintenance. The Pluto-NWS Interconnector will connect Pluto LNG and the NWS […]

  • 17 October 2012

    It is estimated that harnessing a small portion of marine energy could solve the world’s energy crisis to a great extent, and Australia’s vast coastline alone is estimated to hold the potential to produce four times the nation’s power needs, claims a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report* states that the Southern […]

  • 16 March 2017

    Peter Tinley has been appointed by incoming West Australian premier Mark McGowan as new Mines and Petroleum Minister following Labor’s win in Saturday’s election. Western Australia is the home to several giant liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects including Chevron’s Gorgon and the Woodside-led North West Shelf project. The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) congratulated […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The leading provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, German based BBC Chartering, announces to strengthen its presence in the Australian market by establishing a local representation in Western Australia, effective November 1, 2012. Expanding BBC Chartering’s activities in Australia, the new branch office aims to improve services with a focus on offshore and […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Chevron has awarded WorleyParsons a contract extension to provide services to support the assets of Chevron’s Australasian strategic business unit.

  • 22 February 2012

    British High Commissioner to Australia, Paul Madden, and Peter Collier, WA Energy Minister, today announced the new Northern Australia Gas High Value Opportunity Programme. The Programme will see the start of a new era of cooperation between the UK Government and the Australian State and Territory Governments to encourage more British companies to do business […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    It is estimated that harnessing a small portion of marine energy could solve the world’s energy crisis to a great extent, and Australia’s vast coastline alone is estimated to hold the potential to produce four times the nation’s power needs, claims a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report states that the Southern […]

  • 17 October 2012

    It is estimated that harnessing a small portion of marine energy could solve the world’s energy crisis to a great extent, and Australia’s vast coastline alone is estimated to hold the potential to produce four times the nation’s power needs, claims a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report* states that the Southern […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    A meeting between Western Australia’s government officials and renewable energy industry stakeholders has been held in Albany to chart the course for the establishment of Wave Energy Centre of Excellence.

  • 20 January 2019

    Australia’s Woodside awards Scarborough contracts Australian LNG operator Woodside has awarded four contracts for front-end engineering design activities for its proposed Scarborough gas project offshore Western Australia. Chevron shuts down Gorgon LNG train 3 due to mechanical issues US-based energy major Chevron has shut down the third liquefaction train at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Research & Development

    Western Australia and the Nation are set to become a global leader in marine and ocean research with the opening of a new multi-million dollar research centre at The University of Western Australia. The Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre (IOMRC), which is home to the largest cohort of marine researchers in Australia, was opened by […]