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Following on from the PNG LNG Project update provided in the February edition, The Australian Pipeliner
speaks with WorleyParsons about its extensive involvement in several of the country’s major pipeline projects which are set to develop Papua New Guinea’s gas potential.
Dr Jan Hayes, a Senior Research Fellow at the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences and researcher at the Energy Pipelines Co-operative Research Centre, has been reappointed by former Federal Minister for Resources and Energy Martin Ferguson for a further three-year term to the Board of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA).
Tue, 24 July 2012
Icom Australia has released its IC-M91D and IC-M432 radios, which are designed to make communications on the water easier and more intuitive.
With many subsea resources yet to be discovered and developed, offshore construction contractors are continually on the lookout for ways to improve their pipelay vessel fleets. Here, The Australian Pipeliner
features the latest offerings from industry leaders Saipem and Subsea 7, and profiles a current model from Leighton Offshore.
Fri, 25 May 2012
The final investigation report into the Varanus Island pipeline incident on 3 June 2008 has been tabled in the Western Australian Parliament.
Wed, 16 May 2012
T.D. Williamson has successfully developed and field deployed its new compact remote-controlled subsea hot-tapping machine.
Wed, 18 April 2012
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has received a letter of award from Saipem
, valued at approximately $252.3 million, relating to dredging services for the Ichthys gas export pipeline near Darwin, Northern Territory.
Fri, 13 April 2012
Technip has been awarded a subsea contract by Chevron Australia
for the Wheatstone Project.
Wed, 4 April 2012
Global joint integrity specialist Hydratight has launched an updated emergency pipeline repair system to offer better disaster planning and contingency services to operators and contractors in the oil and gas industry.
After a year of construction filled with unique challenges, Apache Corporation and Santos have completed the Reindeer Raw Gas Pipeline, which will be delivering domestic gas from offshore Western Australia to the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline, assisting the state’s energy security.
Tue, 6 March 2012
Technip has received a flexible pipe supply contract for the Fletcher Finucane oil field development, located in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore north-western Australia.
Wed, 25 January 2012
Velocious Australia has added to its portfolio of innovative subsea engineering and remote technology services through the development of a new mock remotely operated vehicle.
Fri, 13 January 2012
Saipem has signed an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract with Inpex for the gas export pipeline on the Ichthys LNG Project offshore northwest Australia.
Wed, 7 December 2011
Santos has announced that first gas from the Reindeer gas field in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia has been delivered to the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline.
Thu, 24 November 2011
ShawCor’s pipe-coating division, Bredero Shaw, has received two contracts to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services – one for the proposed Ichthys Gas Field Development Project in the Northern Territory, and the other for the Wheatstone LNG Development, located in Western Australia.
Wed, 16 November 2011
A giant flume capable of simulating cyclones to improve the stability of subsea oil and gas pipelines has won a major innovation award.
Wed, 2 November 2011
Construction of the offshore pipeline for Exxon Mobil’s Papua New Guinea (PNG) LNG Project has commenced, with the first lengths of pipe laid near the LNG plant.
Tue, 27 September 2011
A final investment decision has been reached by Chevron Australia for the $A29 billion Chevron-operated Wheatstone LNG Development at Ashburton North, 12 km west of Onslow on the Pilbara Coast in Western Australia.
The first series of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics’ largest generation vessel, the Mark V
, is now operating within Australian ports.
Thu, 18 August 2011
MCJV, a joint venture between McConnell Dowell Constructors
and Consolidated Contracting Company Australia
, has commenced construction of the Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) 415 km main export pipeline and associated facilities.
In May 2009, an offshore campaign for the $315 million Longtom Gas Development began, transitioning proponent Nexus Energy from explorer to producer. Aventus Consulting Principal Environmental Consultant Giulio Pinzone describes his experience auditing the project.