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30 September 2016
 
 
   TODAY'S STORIES
 
SLUGCATCHER 
Slugcatcher tires of talk and waits for action


IF LIFE was a movie this is the time when we cut to the chase scene with action replacing endless talking, and if you think Slugcatcher is referring to the US presidential election campaign you’re partly right because it also applies to endless talking about an oil price fix.
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OPEC castle under siege


The parallels between East Timor and Israel


The east coast train wreck


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PREMIUM FEATURES 
UIL’s Perth Basin passion


UIL Energy wants to develop two drillable gas targets within 12 months now that it has finally closed the long drawn out acquisition of the Ocean Hill block in the Perth Basin, managing director John De Stefani has told Energy News.
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Aussies surge on surprise OPEC deal


Glut to continue amid freeze talks


Mood brightens as price war ‘over’


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TECHNICAL & PRODUCT 
Hydrogen: fuel of the future or a scam?


SCIENTISTS at Osaka University have created a new method to use sunlight to turn seawater into hydrogen peroxide, which can then be used in fuel cells to generate electricity, but the co-founder of Tesla Marc Tarpenning has argued that hydrogen is not the fuel of the future, but a technological dead end.
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Oil Search leaps ahead


Inatex strengthens Asian push


Logging tool aims to cut drilling costs


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LETTERS 
Letter to the editor


FORMER Santos process optimisation manager Kevin Seanard has responded to our September 14 feature, Why Santos deserved to die, criticising the company's strategies.
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Letter to the editor


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LIQUIFIED NATURAL GAS 
Japan urged to shift focus


THE International Energy Agency has urged one of its founding members to decarbonise its energy supply by reinvigorating its nuclear sector and boosting efficient thermal power generation, but some analysts say warnings of the death of Japanese LNG demand growth have been premature.
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ExxonMobil joins small-scale party


PNG pushes for greenfields option


SGX warns of coal risk to gas rise


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COAL SEAM GAS 
Ellice-Flint buys up


BLUE Energy executive chairman and former Santos boss John Ellice-Flint has just made a big bet on a Blue future, dropping a cool $1.126 million to increase his personal stake in the Queensland CSG company to 9.73%.
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New Qld landholder laws kick in


APPEA trashes activist report


Walyering mystery gets another detective


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SHALE GAS 
Amungee encouragement


Falcon Oil & Gas has reported encouraging flow rates from the play-opening Amungee NW-1H well in the Beetaloo Sub-basin in the Northern Territory that has been fracced in partnership with Origin Energy and Sasol.
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Falcon completes NT frac


Yet another NT frac inquiry arrives


China progresses shale, LNG plans


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SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT 
Bight plan delayed again


THE window for BP to spud its play-opening Stromlo-1 well in the Great Australian Bight before the end of the year is shrinking, with the Australian regulator taking another 30 days to consider the UK oiler's plans for the controversial well.
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Workers killed in Chevron crash


Neptune wins Quadrant contract


Chopper crash report finalised


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CAREERS & RECRUITMENT 
Botten spreads his wings


OIL Search’s long-standing managing director Peter Botten has taken a potential step towards his eventual retirement from the Papua New Guinea-based oil and gas concern by joining the board of AGL Energy.
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Farstad cuts deeper


QRC taps Macfarlane for CEO role


Chinese intrigue in Santos CFO move


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INDUSTRY MOVES 
Maersk’s shell games


DANISH oiler Maersk Oil has emerged as the reported frontrunner to buy a portfolio of North Sea assets from Shell as its diversified parent company considers spinning out its energy arm in a deal worth an expected $US4.7 billion.
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PRODUCTION 
Russia to boost oil production


WHILE the world waits with baited breath about whether the Russians will agree with OPEC to help manage oil prices the energy giants of the former Soviet Union are planning to ramp up oil production that can remain viable in a $US40 per barrel world.
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Demand under threat


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Dire warnings from SA super blackout


THE same energy chaos that gripped South Australia this week, the first whole-of-state blackout to hit an entire region since 1964, could easily hit New South Wales, the Electrical Trades Union has warned.
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Big Oil needs sea change


ONSHORE drilling costs are tipped to keep falling as Saudi Aramco’s CEO warned Big Oil its business and operating models were not equipped to deal with increasingly mature and complex fields and environmental pressures based on “misconceptions” of industry’s care for the earth.
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UIL’s Perth Basin passion


UIL Energy wants to develop two drillable gas targets within 12 months now that it has finally closed the long drawn out acquisition of the Ocean Hill block in the Perth Basin, managing director John De Stefani has told Energy News.
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   CURRENT FOCUS FEATURES

Offshore Equipment & Service

Sulzer expands in WA

Subsea players’ Musketeers play

North West cable supports $50B developments

Polarcus wins Oz contract

Ultra-deepwater getting cheaper

Ichthys commissioning in full swing

Julimar looking good

Subsea compression recognised

Dodgy subsea bolts spark concerns

UK urged to get with the times


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   TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


Energy Briefs


IN TODAY’S Energy Briefs: New CSG warning; Ichan dumps driller; LWP ends battery biz; Sakhalin expansion; Kashagan resumption; Hydro legal bills; Barossa approval; Winchester accelerates; POE reserves; Comet's $20M blunder; Sri Lankan waves; Magnum funding; Oilex to sole-risk; Shell's next FM; Empire loss; Chevron homes; OZ's mega fine; Range resources; FSU uptick; Programmed hit; AMMA calls for ABCC.
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Biomass tipped to grow


THE global biopower market is set to show steady growth, rising from 106.2 gigawatts of installed capacity in 2015 to 165.2GW by 2025, as Victoria’s Waranga Green Energy is the latest to get in on that action.
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Personnel Movements


IN TODAY’S Personnel Movements: Mozambique sacks energy minister ahead of major gas deals; SDX replaces retiring directors; Providence lures the man who built Tullow; 3Sun poaches Amec Foster Wheeler’s head of commercial and risk.
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Refining capacity slows


THE global refining fleet is expected to increase from 98.9 million barrels per day to 115.2MMbpd by 2020, a slowing of capacity build as the global economy sputters, but Asian growth is again set to lead the world.
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No end to pain for US oilers


BANKRUPTCIES continue to ravage the US oil patch, with more than 100 companies having filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with debts of more than $US67 billion ($A87 billion) and there could be another 100 more to go, according to restructuring specialists.
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Workers killed in Chevron crash


FOUR workers for a Chevron Corporation-operated facility in Angola have died after a helicopter ferrying them to the Tombua-Landana platform crashed in the sea and two more are still missing, presumed dead.
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Renewables backed amid SA blackout


EXPERTS say South Australia’s enthusiastic embrace of wind and solar energy can’t wear the blame for the embarrassing and painful state-wide blackout it endured yesterday, but they have called to increase gas generation capacity.
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Aussies surge on surprise OPEC deal


SANTOS and Beach Energy surged nearly 10% overnight as OPEC stunned traders by agreeing to its first oil output cut in eight years at yesterday’s Algeria meeting, showing the cartel’s strategy of pump-at-all-costs to destroy US shale production has backfired badly.
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Energy Briefs


IN TODAY’S Energy Briefs: King crowned; InterOil deal incomplete; Super funds accused; Permian pipe boosted; India's Russian move okayed; Cooper purchase; Island's frac push; Infrastrata abandons shale; Goliat resumes; Socar fire; Steelhead buy-in; UIL raises; Tlou ticked; Byron abandons gas lease; Armour extension; Waggaman complete; and Thai supply base opened.
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Oil Search FEEDs on biomass


OIL Search is getting into the renewable energy business, entering front end engineering and design on the Markham Valley biomass project.
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Personnel Movements


IN TODAY’S Personnel Movements: EWC nominates directors; Souki lures another ex-Cheniere exec; The Baltic Exchange names future CEO under new SGX rule; and two quit Chesapeake.
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New Qld landholder laws kick in


NEW Queensland laws kicked in yesterday which the CSG industry believes will help unlock areas for optimal co-development with agriculture landholders.
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Carnegie plots first microgrid project


PERTH-based renewable energy pioneer Carnegie Wave Energy looks set to develop the world’s first solar, battery and wave integrated microgrid project in Western Australia following a $2.5 million grant from the Commonwealth.
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Sponsored content: Streamlining temperature measurement


ENERGY waste is a hot topic in the energy industry. It represents a lost power generation opportunity, wasted money and an increased environmental footprint and determining where energy is being wasted can be time consuming and expensive, so new technology to make the process less painful is a welcome development.
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Asia leads nuclear growth


NEW data reveals Asia is leading the nuclear capacity race as Australia debates its own place in a new carbon-conscious world where sentiment for the controversial fuel source is returning.
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Neptune wins Quadrant contract


QUADRANT Energy has signed up Neptune Marine Services to perform inspection services around its various North West Shelf assets.
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NOPTA seeks lease feedback


THE NATIONAL Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator is calling for feedback from the oil and gas sector on the effectiveness of the nation’s classes of short term exploration licences.
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Glut to continue amid freeze talks


JUST as optimism was building that OPEC might actually achieve something during talks with Russia in Algeria today, Iran says it’s not ready to agree to an output freeze, strengthening expectations that prices will stay low for the foreseeable future.
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