The Government of New South Wales has declared EPIK’s Newcastle GasDock LNG import terminal project as Critical State Significant Infrastructure (CSSI), recognising key role in the long-term economic future of the region and representing a major milestone for the project.
The US Energy Information Administration has announced that, according to Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Australia is on track to surpass Qatar as the world’s largest LNG exporter.
Flowserve has signed a contract to provide general maintenance services to the Shell-operated Prelude FLNG facility.
According to Reuters, Inpex Corp. has announced that the Ichthys LNG project in Australia is currently operating at approximately 80% of full capacity.
According to Reuters, Chevron Corp. has launched one of the largest carbon capture and storage projects in the world, injecting CO2 into a deep reservoir under an island off Western Australia at the Gorgon LNG project.
According to Reuters, the Australian government has announced that it will consider forcing gas producers to reserve some of their supply for the gas market, as it aims to reduce energy bills for both manufacturers and households.
McDermott and BHGE have won contracts to provide a URF and SPS solution for the Ichthys LNG field development, which is located offshore northwestern Australia, and which is operated by INPEX.
Santos has announced that it has received approval for the first environmental management plan to be awarded for onshore shale gas exploration in the Northern Territory, Australia, since the moratorium was lifted early last year.