Subdued start for GasNet IPO

Pipeline owner GasNet Australia Trust had a subdued start for the biggest IPO on the Australian market

Oil

19 DEC 2001

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 to establish diplomatic relations with Mauritania

In a move which is considered a major plus for the development of Woodside's Chinguetti oil discovery,

Exploration

19 DEC 2001

ChevronTexaco to increase Chinese production

America's second largest oil company, ChevronTexaco, said it plans to double production at its oil field

Exploration

19 DEC 2001

Origin's Quarantine Power station ready to supply

Following final commissioning, Origin Energy's Quarantine Power Station will be ready to supply electricity

Production

19 DEC 2001

NZ gas franchise wrangle settled out of court

The New Zealand government, Shell and Natural Gas Corporation are to pay King Country businessman Pat

Production

19 DEC 2001

Drillsearch granted Bonaparte Gulf exploration permit

Drillsearch Energy Limited has accepted the offer of a grant of three petroleum exploration permits for

Exploration

19 DEC 2001

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

McDermott signs big Caspian Sea deal

While the American 'War on Terrorism' continues unabated in Afghanistan, next door around the oil rich

Oil

19 DEC 2001

WA regulator in fight with second pipeline owner

A second pipeline operator has launched legal action against Western Australia's independent gas access

Production

19 DEC 2001

Carpathian Resources a good specky buy: DJ Carmichael

For those looking for a good speculative buy, Perth brokerage house DJ Carmichael, recommends Caparthian

Drilling

19 DEC 2001

Enron plans to trade out of trouble

After filing what was the biggest Chapter 11 bankruptcy in US corporate history, Enron has surprised

Electricity

19 DEC 2001

Eastern Star begins Qld seismic

Hoping to emulate the success it enjoyed with gas appraisal/development work in a similar basinal setting

Exploration

19 DEC 2001

Harriet JV signs gas supply contract with Burrup Fertilisers

The Harriet Joint Venture has entered into a gas supply contract with Burrup Fertilisers (BFPL) for its

Oil

19 DEC 2001

Cal Dive acquires Canyon Offshore

Giant subsea equipment supplier, Cal Dive International Inc, has agreed to acquire 85% of Canyon Offshore

Oil

19 DEC 2001

Swiftel joins forces with Schlumberger in new facility

Optic fibre carrier Swiftel is set to join forces with New York-based Schlumberger Information Solutions

Oil

19 DEC 2001

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