SANTOS has announced that the Barossa project has strengthened its position as what it believes is the leading candidate for Darwin LNG (DLNG) backfill with the award of the Subsea Production System (SPS) contract. Following a competitive tender, Technip Oceania Pty Ltd was the successful bidder to supply the SPS. The Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract represents a commitment to long-lead items in advance of a final investment decision.
AKER Solutions has been awarded a master contract to support the delivery of a subsea compression system for the Chevron Australia-operated Jansz-Io off the north-west coast of Western Australia. The company announced that the first service order under the master contract will be for front-end engineering and design of a subsea compression station that will boost the recovery of gas from the field. The FEED scope will also cover an
WOOD and KBR,Inc. have secured a multimillion dollar contract to deliver integrated front-end engineering design (FEED) for Shell Australia’s Crux project to build a not normally manned (NNM) platform and gas export pipeline located approximately 600km north of Broome, offshore Western Australia (WA). The Crux facilities will be an important source of backfill gas supply to the Shell-operated Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. The remotely operated, minimum facilities
SANTOS has announced that first oil is flowing from the Van Gogh infill project, marking the successful completion of the two-well programme that will increase production from the field off the north west coast of Australia. The Van Gogh field is one of three subsea oil field developments located in the Exmouth Basin, offshore Western Australia, which tie into the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO), the Ningaloo Vision.
In partnership with the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), Subsea Energy Australia (SEA) and Subsea UK the AOG Subsea Forum is a free-to-attend conference that addresses the latest trends, issues and developments in the Australian subsea industry. Held over three days in a theatre on the AOG exhibition floor, the Subsea Forum is the largest gathering of subsea professionals in Australia. Why speak at the Subsea Forum? The purpose of
SUBSEA Engineering Associates Pty Ltd (SEA) has been awarded the contract for Define Phase engineering services for the Scarborough Development Export Trunkline from Woodside Energy Limited. This will enable SEA to utilise the award-winning ICE Platform, and enable rapid delivery of engineering and a mature digital basis of design to be carried into FEED. SEA have subcontracted INTECSEA Pty Ltd to provide specialised deepwater experience gained on international projects. The
Wood has announced the next phase of a collaborative industry effort to develop a better understanding of the reliability of subsea equipment for use offshore Australia. The company is leading the Subsea Equipment Australian Reliability Joint Industry Project (SEAR JIP); an initiative supported by a group of operators including Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Quadrant and Woodside. The project is focused on collaboration and knowledge sharing in order to improve subsea equipment design
THE Western Australian Government has welcomed news that Chevron has elected to move to the next stage of development of the giant Gorgon Project. WA Premier, Mark McGowan, said Chevron Australia’s subsea development at Gorgon will create hundreds of Western Australian jobs, continued domestic gas supplies and provide a major boost to the State’s economy. The Gorgon Stage Two Project (GS2) will kick-off in 2019 with drilling set to commence
Leading Australian marine solutions provider to the oil and gas industry, Bhagwan Marine, has opened a new head office in Perth’s CBD. “We made the strategic decision to re-locate our head office to St Georges Terrace in Perth to benefit from a number of efficiencies, and to facilitate growth through strengthening relationships with our major clients, most of whom have offices in the same precinct”, said Bhagwan Marine’s managing director,
THE Australian subsea oil and gas industry is about to see a significant increase in activity, according to one of the region’s leading figures. Marius Martens, the Chairman of national industry body, Subsea Energy Australia. and a senior committee member overseeing content for the 2018 Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG2018) Subsea Forum, says that subsea activity is expected to grow to support both new and recently constructed