Oil and gas companies embracing the new energy era

The drive towards a low-carbon future – catalysed by the Paris Agreement, and coupled with a series of socio-economic and technological trends – is leading many in the oil and gas industry to fundamentally reimagine what the energy company of the future looks like, according to a new paper from Deloitte. ‘Hydrocarbons to electrons – Crossing the chasm to the new energy future’ examines how oil and gas companies are

ACCC approves LNG maintenance collaboration plan

THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has authorised a group leading Australian LNG producers to collaborate on future maintenance scheduling. The ACC has given approval for Chevron, INPEX, Shell and Woodside to coordinate maintenance activities at their LNG facilities in Western Australia and Northern Territory. ACCC chairman Rod Sims said the four LNG producers compete for a limited pool of skilled contractors and specialised equipment to conduct scheduled maintenance.

Hays report notes uptick in oil and gas employment opportunities

The oil and gas employment situation in Australia has shown some improvement, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Report. The report found that Process and Reliability Engineers, Tender and Quality Engineers are three of the skills sought by oil and gas employers. Western Australia Hays found that despite the lack of new projects in Western Australia and an abundance of available candidates, the outlook for the oil & gas industry