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14 August 2017
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Ichthys FPSO arrives in Australian waters

The Ichthys LNG Project’s Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility has safely arrived in Australian waters after leaving South Korea roughly a month ago.

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26 April 2017
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Neptune wins pipeline survey contract

Neptune Marine has secured a major geophysical and geotechnical contract from PTTEP at the Cash Maple Field, 630 km North West of Broome, offshore Western Australia.

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16 January 2017
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Fugro lands major Ichthys contract

Fugro has been awarded the contract for subsea services on the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG facilities in the Browse Basin, 220 km offshore Western Australia.

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16 January 2017
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Ichthys subsea installation complete

INPEX has successfully completed the installation of the subsea infrastructure and equipment to extract gas for the Ichthys LNG Project.

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29 November 2016
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Audit Office flags NWS royalty questions

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has released a report saying partners in the North West Shelf (NWS) LNG venture have underpaid royalties and claimed inapplicable tax deductions.

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10 November 2016
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Ichthys pipeline ready for gas

The offshore and onshore sections of the Ichthys pipeline have successfully been welded together, meaning the pipeline is ready to transport gas.

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20 September 2016
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Powering up at Ichthys

The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project’s Central Processing Facility (CPF) and Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility have safely started their main power generators.

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20 September 2016
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Asset Management

Woodside backs Pluto or NWS for Scarborough gas development

Woodside says its North West Shelf (NWS) and Pluto Projects are being seriously considered for the development of the Scarborough LNG joint venture.

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29 August 2016
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Browse pipeline back on the cards for Woodside

Woodside is again considering a pipeline link for its Browse gas fields after shelving plans for floating LNG (FLNG) vessels earlier this year.

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23 August 2016
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Ichthys approaching final countdown

The largest module of the final three shipments was offloaded at the Ichthys LNG facility at Bladin Point in Darwin earlier in the month.

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26 July 2016
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AS 2885.4 open for comment

The draft of AS 2885.4 Submarine Pipelines is now available for public comment.

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26 July 2016
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Gorgon plant resumes production

The Chevron-operated Gorgon LNG Project has resumed production following a longer than expected shutdown.

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25 July 2016
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ExxonMobil seals InterOil deal

ExxonMobil and Papua New Guinea’s InterOil have agreed a deal worth more than $US2.5 billion which will see the US supermajor takeover the smaller producer.

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12 July 2016
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Australian LNG lights up the world stage

Combined exports from Australia’s three LNG hubs surged 18.5 per cent in June as the country’s LNG plants continued to add to global energy supplies.

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3 June 2016
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Asset Management

TGP saves Tasmania from energy nightmare

The current failure of the Basslink subsea power link between mainland Australia and Tasmania has meant gas pipelines are vital to ensuring the Apple Isle’s energy supply.

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20 May 2016
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Gorgon back on track following shutdown

The Chevron-operated Gorgon Project has begun start-up activities following a mechanical issue with the propane refrigerant unit on Train-1. Production was halted soon after the…

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16 May 2016
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Papua LNG Project set to progress

Releasing its first quarter results for 2016, InterOil is expecting construction on the Papua LNG project to begin in 2018. While it is still in the…

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16 May 2016
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Ichthys marks further milestones

INPEX has completed the offshore pre-lay of the chain and mooring system as well as the last topsides lift on the Floating Production, Storage and…

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11 May 2016
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Ichthys Train 2 modules in place

The Ichthys LNG Project marked a significant milestone recently with the final module for LNG Train 2 safely moved into place. At 14 stories high…

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19 April 2016
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Beach withdraws from BMG venture

Beach Energy intends to withdraw from the Basker, Manta and Gummy (BMG) Joint Venture with Cooper Energy. The withdrawal will be undertaken in accordance with…

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23 March 2016
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Cooper and AGL in Sole agreement

Cooper Energy has signed its second gas supply agreement for the Sole gas field, and the first for the nearby Manta field, both located offshore…

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15 March 2016
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Elk-Antelope independent certification begins

Oil Search has advised that independent gas certification at the Elk-Antelope field, located in PRL 15, Papua New Guinea, has begun. This is in line…

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15 March 2016
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EnergyQuest report shows slowing exploration rates

A report from EnergyQuest says the global oil prices are “officially decimating” oil and gas exploration activity in Australia. This comes despite production levels hitting…

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5 October 2015
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World’s largest semi-submersible headed for Ichthys

The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project has launched its central processing facility (CPF) from the offshore floating dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

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9 September 2015
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Otway pipeline planning begins for Origin

With drilling complete at Origin Energy’s second Speculant exploration well, located in the Victorian Otway Basin retention lease VIC/RL2, preparations are underway for pipeline planning.

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1 September 2015
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Esso to replace Gippsland pipeline

After months of speculation, ExxonMobil Australia subsidiary, Esso Australia, is set to replace its 187 km Longford Gas Conditioning Plant to Long Island Point Plant Pipeline in Victoria.

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