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31 August 2015
 
 
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SLUGCATCHER 
The false dawn of the oil price bounce


OIL had its best two day rise in six years at the end of last week with the only problem being that nobody, not even Slugcatcher, believes that the 18% rise in the rise of Brent quality crude is sustainable.
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The Don’s warning which Santos ignored


Woodside to kick off the best of times


A turning point for oil


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PREMIUM FEATURES 
The irrationality of doom


NORWEGIAN firm Rystad Energy says the doom and gloom medium-term forecasts of sub-$US50 oil are simply not sustainable, just as OPEC ramps up its begging for cartel leader Saudi Arabia to stem the bleeding.
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Armour steels itself for McClendon’s empire


More pain to come as oil bubble pops


Senex battens down hatches for ‘lower for longer’


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TECHNICAL & PRODUCT 
InterOil connects up PNG


PAPUA New Guinea-focused InterOil has awarded UK-headquartered firm SpeedCast International a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract to deliver satellite communications and network services in the Gulf Province.
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Seismic shift prompts innovation


Martin Linge’s game changer


LWP enters first project


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LIQUIFIED NATURAL GAS 
Woodside partner on the way up


THE news gets better for Woodside Petroleum’s latest LNG front, with analysts optimistic about its US partner Sempra Energy’s future cash inflows from LNG development prospects despite regulatory uncertainty and several operational risks.
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UK firm wins Gorgon valve contract


O'Neill eyes India for LNG exports


Texas LNG to test financial markets


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COAL SEAM GAS 
Metgasco still trapped in bureaucratic limbo


IN ordinary circumstances the holder of the largest certified reserves should be pleased with discussions about building a pipeline from the Northern Territory to serve the New South Wales domestic market – it shows how desperate the state is - yet Metgasco has posted another loss as the state continues to prevaricate about its domestic gas business.
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Doyle's unconventional approach


APLNG plugs in


Origin’s pain before APLNG gain


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SHALE GAS 
Shale dream world about to fall


THE US shale gas boom that countries including Australia have been desperately trying to replicate is set to fall for the first time next month, according to the US Energy Information Administration.
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McLendon’s $US75M Empire deal


Methane detection challenge


Downhole issues stump Entek


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SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT 
Ant invasion no issue for Inpex


AN aggressive three-millimetre-long invasive ant, capable of overwhelming and eating native ants, has brought parts of the Port of Darwin to a standstill, but the Ichthys LNG development is unaffected, Inpex has told Energy News.
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Stena expresses regret over deaths


ConocoPhillips questioned over breaches


Stena pleads guilty over deaths


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CAREERS & RECRUITMENT 
EMGS CEO leaves after eight months


NORWEGIAN geophysical services firm Electromagnetic Geoservices has parted ways with its CEO after he was in the job just eight months, citing low oil prices for the dramatic action.
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Women in Resources finalists announced


Gorgon strikes likely


Origin chairman slams ‘appalling’ diversity


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DRILLING 
Stena expresses regret over deaths


STENA Drilling’s Australian arm says it “very much regrets” the tragic deaths of two crew members during drilling operations in the Otway Basin in 2012.
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Oil business drags on Imdex


Inpex seeks drilling extension


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INDUSTRY MOVES 
EMGS CEO leaves after eight months


NORWEGIAN geophysical services firm Electromagnetic Geoservices has parted ways with its CEO after he was in the job just eight months, citing low oil prices for the dramatic action.
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MOL’s North Sea innovation drive


Schlumberger in bold $US14.8B move


Total exits coal


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PIPELINES 
Gippsland pipeline replacement on track


AFTER 40 years of operation, and more than two years of planning, the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture is believed to be close to approving a $400 million project to replace the oil and condensate pipeline that links the Longford and Long Island Point facilities in Victoria.
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Pipeline group backs NT interconnector


Cottee’s crusade for NT cavalry


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PRODUCTION 
MOL’s North Sea innovation drive


HUNGARIAN major MOL Group, which last year launched an innovative Tomb Raider-style simulation game recruitment drive, is now using its new UK foray to drive a new collaborative approach with the world’s biggest suppliers to renew the haemorrhaging North Sea oil production.
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CIS aids Yolla expansion


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The false dawn of the oil price bounce


OIL had its best two day rise in six years at the end of last week with the only problem being that nobody, not even Slugcatcher, believes that the 18% rise in the rise of Brent quality crude is sustainable.
Full Story...

Gippsland pipeline replacement on track


AFTER 40 years of operation, and more than two years of planning, the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture is believed to be close to approving a $400 million project to replace the oil and condensate pipeline that links the Longford and Long Island Point facilities in Victoria.
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Santos’ second Spar success


SANTOS has enjoyed another win in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, which ruled on Friday that Quadrant Energy (previously Apache Energy) can be removed as the operator for material breaches of the Spar field joint operating agreement.
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   CURRENT FOCUS FEATURES

Safety

ConocoPhillips questioned over breaches

Stena expresses regret over deaths

Stena pleads guilty over deaths

Oil field safety probed

Exxon ignored safety standards: OSHA

All eyes on Pennsylvania

Choose pipe over rail: Fraser Institute

Incident puts squeeze on confined space work

Macondo lessons continue

KBR hits safety milestone


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Education & Training

Woodside in training first

Consultancy aims to close gender gap

Vessel access studied

Academy history made

PNG inks Japanese LNG deal

UQ recognised for engineering diversity

US helps Nigeria petrochem sector




UPCOMING FOCUS FEATURES

SEPTEMBER : OFFSHORE EQUIPMENT & SERVICES
SEPTEMBER : LNG
OCTOBER : PNG & INDONESIA
OCTOBER : PIPELINES
OCTOBER : OIL & GAS ENGINEERING
NOVEMBER : DRILLING TECHNOLOGY
NOVEMBER : RISING STARS

   TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


Energy Briefs


IN TODAY’S Energy Briefs:Fire kills Saudi workers; More woes for Entek; Swala exits Zambia; Frackman fallout; US gas rigs fall; Tianjin audits delay Sino; Empire secures Kansas expansion; APPEA hits out at WA Labor; AJL restructures farm-in; no sale for Austin; NSW lags in renewables; Winchester tests; Ipswich says no to CSG; UIL plans seismic; Prosafe leases flotel; Shell’s Nigeria woes; Aleator sells Ukraine.
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Stena expresses regret over deaths


STENA Drilling’s Australian arm says it “very much regrets” the tragic deaths of two crew members during drilling operations in the Otway Basin in 2012.
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Personnel Movements


IN TODAY’S Personnel Movements: Sino renewal; Azonto changes; and Mako board shuffled.
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ConocoPhillips questioned over breaches


NORWAY’s Petroleum Safety Authority has completed its investigation into two serious incidents that occurred on ConocoPhillips’s massive Eldfisk project in the Norwegian North Sea last August and has asked the US oiler to explain its actions.
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Oil business drags on Imdex


ANALYSTS are Hartleys are continuing to back drilling products firm Imdex, despite a worse than expected loss for the past fiscal year.
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Stena pleads guilty over deaths


STENA Drilling has pled guilty to a charge relating to the deaths of two workers on the Stena Clyde semi-submersible drilling rig during operations for Origin Energy in the Otway Basin in 2012.
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Woodside in training first


JOB applications for an innovative industry-first training program created in collaboration with Woodside Petroleum, Quadrant Energy, Shell and Vermilion Oil & Gas open today, to address projections that more than half Australia’s oil and gas workforce will have reached retirement age within a decade.
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The irrationality of doom


NORWEGIAN firm Rystad Energy says the doom and gloom medium-term forecasts of sub-$US50 oil are simply not sustainable, just as OPEC ramps up its begging for cartel leader Saudi Arabia to stem the bleeding.
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Energy Briefs


IN TODAY’S Energy Briefs: Woodside-Oil Search rumours resurface; Total midstream sale; Pryme reports loss; Antilles coup; Austin drills; Abilene CKU success; SCEE cuts debt; Pan Pacific block renewed; Rawson denies rumours; Newcastle cuts fossil fuel investments; Russia’s carbon scam; CLP signs DNV; Marion creditors to meet; WA solar to surge; Petrobras fire kills two; Ararat benefits; Range pays up; MLNG moves; Circle duster.
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Chevron a Golden Gecko finalist again


CHEVRON, the custodian of the Class A reserve on the environmentally sensitive Barrow Island, is the only oiler to be nominated as a finalist in the Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum’s 2015 Golden Gecko Awards for Environmental Excellence.
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Personnel Movements


IN TODAY’S Personnel Movements: Greene’s appoints Hayes to VP role; Molopo change; IGas lures Tullow GM as CFO; DuPont rings changes at the top; and Petroceltic adds listing guru as non-executive director.
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EMGS CEO leaves after eight months


NORWEGIAN geophysical services firm Electromagnetic Geoservices has parted ways with its CEO after he was in the job just eight months, citing low oil prices for the dramatic action.
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Consultancy aims to close gender gap


AN independent safety and risk consultancy is working hard to buck the trend of low female entrants into STEM [science, technology, engineering and mathematics] industries with a commitment that means the business now boasts what it believes is one of the highest ratio of female to male STEM graduates in the industry.
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Pipeline group backs NT interconnector


IN the least surprising announcement of the week, the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association has backed the construction of a new pipeline to take gas from the Northern Territory to east coast gas markets.
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InterOil connects up PNG


PAPUA New Guinea-focused InterOil has awarded UK-headquartered firm SpeedCast International a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract to deliver satellite communications and network services in the Gulf Province.
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Schlumberger in bold $US14.8B move


SCHLUMBERGER has upped the stakes in the war of the oilfield giants, launching a $US14.8 billion ($20.79 billion) friendly takeover of Cameron, whose joint subsidiary with Schlumberger, deep water player OneSubSea, recently won a front end engineering and design contract for Woodside’s Browse project.
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Energy Briefs


IN TODAY’S Energy Briefs: Oiler accused of fraud; Darwin LNG decision looms; Worley loss; Icon drops LNG units; Bridgeport farm-out flagged; Galilee finalises AGL exit; WDS in halt; Buru strikes more hydrocarbons; classic protest for Shell; Japan-US tackle climate change; WGI contract; Petronas benefits from MLNG deal; Turkish pipe bombed again; and UK cosies up to Iran.
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Total exits coal


FRENCH super-major oiler Total has come good on its commitment to rid itself of coal as part of European Big Oil’s war on the black gold.
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