Oil and Gas Extraction and Production

Bechtel awards Macmahon $150 million civil works subcontract for Gladstone LNG project

Macmahon Holdings Limited has been awarded the Gladstone LNG (GLNG) civil works subcontract in Queensland by Bechtel Australia Pty Ltd - the EPC contractor for the GLNG Plant Project.

Woodside's Browse LNG Project moves up a gear with FEED contracts awarded for all major work

Woodside's Browse LNG Project in north west WA is progressing with Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contracts in place for all major pieces of infrastructure.

Environmental approval for 21 km gas pipeline to Gladstone LNG Project at Fisherman's Landing

Liquefied Natural Gas has environmental approval to build a 21 km gas pipeline from the Callide Infrastructure Corridor to its LNG project at Fisherman's Landing in the Port of Gladstone.

Federal environmental approval for Australia Pacific LNG's $35bn coal seam gas to LNG project

Australia Pacific LNG has gained Federal environmental approval for its $35 billion coal seam gas (CSG) to liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.

Front End Engineering and Design for Woodside's Browse LNG Development expected by April

A spokesperson for Woodside told Projectory that the Browse LNG Development project north of Broome would be entering Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) in quarter one 2011.

Final feasibility studies and investment decision on Wheatstone due later this year: Chevron

Chevron spokesman Guy Houston has confirmed to Projectory that final feasibility studies and a Financial Investment Decision on the Wheatstone project would both be released late this year.

Royal Dutch Shell expects final investment decision in first half of 2011 for Prelude LNG project

Projectory has confirmed that Royal Dutch Shell is planning to make a final investment decision on its Prelude LNG project with a capex between $8 billion and $10 billion.

Agreement to sell 20% stake to Chinese EPC boosts hopes for LNG Ltd's Gladstone LNG Project

Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd's plans to sell a 20% stake in the company to China National Petroleum Corporation have raised hopes for a fifth LNG project in Gladstone.

BHP Billiton approves increased capital expenditure for Esso-operated Kipper and Turrum projects

BHP Billiton has approved increased capital expenditure for the Esso Australia operated Kipper and Turrum projects in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Victoria.