Saipem scoops $1.1 billion in new Australia and Guyana awards

Italian oilfield contractor Saipem has been awarded two new offshore contracts in Australia and Guyana for a total amount of $1.1 billion. Regarding the first contract, Saipem has received the Notice to Proceed (NTP) from Woodside, as the operator for … Read More

McDermott to build Scarborough floating production unit for Woodside

McDermott International has been awarded a contract by Woodside, as the operator for and on behalf of the Scarborough Joint Venture, for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) services for its floating production unit (FPU) offshore Western Australia. … Read More

Woodside moves ahead with BHP merger, sanctions $12 bln Scarborough project

Australia’s BHP Group and Woodside Petroleum have signed a binding share sale agreement (SSA) for the merger of BHP’s oil and gas portfolio with Woodside, under which Woodside will acquire the entire share capital of BHP Petroleum in exchange for … Read More

Woodside, BP, and MIMI join forces for CCS study in Australia

Australian energy company Woodside has agreed to form a consortium with the oil major BP and Japan Australia LNG (MIMI) to study the feasibility for the first multi-user carbon capture and storage (CCS) project near Karratha in Western Australia. North … Read More

Woodside extends Worley agreement for services to Pluto LNG

Australian energy company Woodside has awarded a two-year extension to a non-binding frame agreement for Worley’s EPC services to continue supporting the Karratha Gas and Pluto LNG plants in Western Australia. Illustration only; Courtesy of Woodside This deal includes brownfield … Read More

New milestone for Woodside as Diamond rig completes first Senegal well

Australia’s Woodside has completed drilling operations on its first development well on the Sangomar project located offshore Senegal. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium content Want to become future-proof?  Become a … Read More

BHP agrees to sell oil and gas business to compatriot Woodside

Woodside Petroleum and BHP Group have entered into a merger commitment deed to combine their respective oil and gas portfolios via an all-stock merger. BHP said on Tuesday that, on completion, BHP’s oil and gas business would merge with Woodside … Read More

Woodside acting CEO takes on permanent role

Australian energy company Woodside has promoted its acting chief executive officer (CEO) to a permanent role, effective immediately. Woodside said on Tuesday that acting CEO Meg O’Neill was appointed as the company’s CEO and managing director. She succeeds Peter Coleman … Read More

Fugro completes first USV remote survey in Australia

Fugro has completed an entirely remote nearshore survey of three gas pipelines using its Blue Essence uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) for the Woodside-operated North West Shelf project. USV Fugro Maali (Courtesy of Fugro) According to Fugro, it was the first … Read More

Woodside shareholders not happy as report links it to BHP oil and gas assets buy

An unsourced media report in The Australian claimed that Australia’s energy major Woodside was negotiating to buy some or all of BHP’s oil and gas assets. As a consequence, shares of Woodside Petroleum fell on Wednesday. Woodside shares ended down … Read More