WA fraccing stakeholder engagement review released 

WA fraccing stakeholder engagement review released 

Western Australia gets moving on fraccing 

Policy

15 OCTOBER 2020
Oil booming even as LNG values fall despite higher volumes 

Oil booming even as LNG values fall despite higher volumes 

Government calls it "jobs booms" despite Inpex, Chevron sackings 

Workforce

25 SEPTEMBER 2020
Gorgon facing shutdown

Gorgon facing shutdown

WA DMIRS gives deadline for inspections of Trains 1 and 3 

Workforce

10 AUGUST 2020
WA government delivers on promise to cut oil and gas red tape

WA government delivers on promise to cut oil and gas red tape

Halves the timeframe for new exploration applications in resources industry

Exploration

07 AUGUST 2020
No fraccing new WA permits: DMIRS

No fraccing new WA permits: DMIRS

Gov confirms first acreage release for 2020 restricted to conventional exploration 

Policy

23 JULY 2020
New exploration plays in Perth and Carnarvon Basins

New exploration plays in Perth and Carnarvon Basins

WA government releases four new exploration permits

Exploration

21 JULY 2020
WA oil and gas explorers get some reprieve

WA oil and gas explorers get some reprieve

DMIRS suspend work commitments and extend programs

Exploration

12 MAY 2020
Mitsui to conduct new survey across Perth Basin

Mitsui to conduct new survey across Perth Basin

Searcher Seismic wins big contract

Development

30 APRIL 2020
New Standard Energy to leave wells  forsaken

New Standard Energy to leave wells forsaken

DMIRS direction deadlines to rehabilitate ignored

Environment

29 APRIL 2020
Norwest still planning Lockyer Deep-1 spud 

Norwest still planning Lockyer Deep-1 spud 

Despite MinRes calling for 12-month extension Norwes hopeful to share rig with Perth Basin operators...

Exploration

28 APRIL 2020
WA DMIRS looks to streamline oil and gas reporting requirements

WA DMIRS looks to streamline oil and gas reporting requirements

Business information to remain confidential, Dept insists.

Production

16 JANUARY 2020
WA acreage release opens

WA acreage release opens

DMIRS invites oilers to make applications before April 2020

Exploration

13 DECEMBER 2019