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Clouds disperse to reveal sunny future for solar

Clouds disperse to reveal sunny future for solar

AUSTRALIA’s first large-scale solar power project has been officially opened after more than a year of planning, design, construction and testing. Greenough River Solar Farm, 50km southeast of Geraldton in…

Study brings LNG-fuelled ships closer

Study brings LNG-fuelled ships closer

A joint industry project (JIP) to be managed by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) will see Woodside Energy and eight other key members of the Australian maritime, port and energy sectors…

Apprenticeship program gets SMART

Apprenticeship program gets SMART

A new apprentice training program has been established for WA workers beginning their careers in the mining and resources sector, with 12 apprentices about to be trained for work on…

Mid Life crisis averted via upgrade

Mid Life crisis averted via upgrade

PRODUCTION has resumed at the BassGas Mid Life Enhancement Project (MLEP): a joint venture between AWE (46.25 per cent), Origin Energy Resources (42.5 per cent) and Toyota Tsusho Gas E&P…

Victorian gas company browses basin

Victorian gas company browses basin

MELBOURNE-based Karoon Gas has started testing its Boreas-1 well in the Browse Basin: the first well to be bored in Phase 2 of the company’s drilling program intended to explore…

Oil find supports potential for further Georgina discoveries

Oil find supports potential for further Georgina discoveries

JOINT venture partners Baraka Energy & Resources and PetroFrontier have received encouraging results from well operations in the Southern Georgina Basin of the Northern Territory following the confirmation of oil.…

Job site takes top prize at inaugural awards ceremony

Job site takes top prize at inaugural awards ceremony

ONE of the industry’s premier job sites, Oil and Gas Job Search, has won the title of Business of the Year at the inaugural 2012 Stockport Business Awards. The prize…

Up-and-comer ready to strike

Up-and-comer ready to strike

AN encouraging year, rising stock prices and a higher profile have pushed Strike Energy to rapidly climb the unconventional oil and gas ladder. After an unimpressive 2011 — during which…

Unlocking Australia’s energy future

Unlocking Australia’s energy future

WITH interests in a string of developments and $30 billion worth of project investment, Shell Australia has both upstream and downstream operations. Active in Australia since 1901, the company’s upstream…

Gasses for the masses: a clean energy future

Gasses for the masses: a clean energy future

THE pursuit of a clean energy future has led to a transformation in the Australian oil and gas industry, with local and global demand forcing a change in direction and…

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