Qatargas signs big deal with Technip and Chiyoda for Ras Laffan

Qatar is a small Arab nation with a population of around 770,000. It is also a nation that has the world's

Oz metal industries benefit from NWS project contracts

The Australian metal trades' industry got a big Christmas present this week after the North-West Shelf

NWS Venture approves second trunkline project

The North West Shelf Venture has confirmed it will build a second trunkline which will link the Venture's


13 DEC 2001

EEC pins hope on mini-LNG

Embattled power company Energy Equity Corporation is pinning its hopes on a "mini-LNG" program to help


06 DEC 2001

Agreement over Timor Sea could be in sight

An agreement between Phillips Petroleum and the East Timorese authorities over developing Timor Sea gas


06 DEC 2001
Woodside to scale back Sunrise team, embraces Shell's FLNG

Woodside to scale back Sunrise team, embraces Shell's FLNG

Woodside's Timor Sea Business Unit director, Chris Cronin, has warned the Sunrise project team that they


29 NOV 2001

BHPB, Woodside merger 'dead in water'

The proposed merger between Australia's top two energy companies, BHP Billiton and Woodside, will not

Mistrust leads to Timor Sea development delays

Development of the Timor Sea gas fields will be delayed by at least two years due to bickering over how


22 NOV 2001

Chinese influence in NWS grows after agreement

In a move which highlights the growing importance of coastal China as a prospective market for Australian

Phillips Petroleum, Conoco agree to merge

US oil giants, Phillips Petroleum and Conoco, have signed an agreement to merge, in a deal worth around


20 NOV 2001

Local firms big winners in LNG expansion

Two of the largest fabrication contracts in WA, totalling $16 million for 6800 tonnes of fabricated steel

Oz officials in talks for early development of Timor gas

Time is running out for the early development of Timor Sea gas reserves.


15 NOV 2001

Oil majors break Chinese petrol monopolies

Royal/Dutch Shell and BP are to form separate ventures with China Petroleum & Chemical Corp by the first


13 NOV 2001