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Platform upgrade encounters further delays and cost overruns

Platform upgrade encounters further delays and cost overruns

THE BassGas joint venture has suffered its second setback in three months at the Yolla Mid-Life Enhancement (MLE) project offshore Victoria, resulting in a $30 million cost blow-out. Phase one…

Wave energy to power Australian navy

Wave energy to power Australian navy

WAVE energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy has signed landmark power supply and grid connection agreements with the Australian Department of Defence for its Perth Wave Energy Project (PWEP) at Australia’s…

Encouraging results validate pilot production well

Encouraging results validate pilot production well

CSG explorer Comet Ridge has received positive drilling results, in terms of both coal thickness and permeability, from the Mahalo 3 well in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. The well was drilled…

The link to a cleaner energy future

The link to a cleaner energy future

THE one-of-a-kind Linc Energy Chinchilla Demonstration Facility (CDF) in Queensland’s Surat Basin was established to prove that underground coal gasification (UCG) and gas to liquids (GTL) technologies could be combined…

Megaprojects for supermajor

Megaprojects for supermajor

WITH an ancestry dating back to the late 19th century, Chevron has seen it all. Through various name changes and major wars, the multinational company has worked on every continent…

Proving pipeline service capability on big projects

Proving pipeline service capability on big projects

CONTRACTED by Chevron Australia as the main pipeline pre-commissioning contractor for the Gorgon project on Barrow Island, offshore WA, Baker Hughes Process and Pipeline Services (Baker Hughes PPS – formerly…

Navigating the future of a rising industry

Navigating the future of a rising industry

DEDICATED to the latest developments in and issues affecting the state’s budding CSG and LNG industry, this year’s Queensland Gas Conference and Exhibition (QGCE) will be held on September 11…

Australia’s energy future in the pipeline

Australia’s energy future in the pipeline

THE Australian Pipeline Industry Association (APIA) is a proactive industry representative body that responds to its members’ suggestions and ideas, and is involved in discussions about the issues that affect…

Drilling company expands into coal and energy

Drilling company expands into coal and energy

AUSTRALIAN-based drilling company Coe Drilling has expanded into the coal and energy sectors. With the support of parent company Quanta Services, Coe Drilling has purchased two new Schramm T130XD drill…

Organic growth in the pipeline

Organic growth in the pipeline

FOR the last year, APA Group has been determinedly chipping away at the projects in its pipeline. Comprising the Australian Pipeline Trust (APT) and the APT Investment Trust, APA is…

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