PGS wins technology alliance with BP subsidiary

Oil services company Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) has secured a geophysical technology alliance with...

Gas

06 FEBRUARY 2002

Another one bites the dust: American Electric looks to exit Oz electricity market

With $200 million in losses, American Electric Power is joining the exodus of American and British companies...

Electricity

06 FEBRUARY 2002

J.Ray McDermott successfully completes pipelay offshore Vietnam

J. Ray McDermott's combination derrick lay barge, KP1, has completed a 'first of its kind' pipelay operation...

Production

06 FEBRUARY 2002

Howard under pressure to sign Kyoto Protocol

The Federal Government is under renewed pressure from scientists to sign the Kyoto Protocol after a report...

Gas

06 FEBRUARY 2002

Queensland Gas starts first CBM project

Queensland Gas Limited (QGC) has signalled the start up of its pilot coal bed methane development program...

Drilling

06 FEBRUARY 2002
Sydney Gas acquires new exploration licence

Sydney Gas acquires new exploration licence

Sydney Gas Company NL has acquired an additional petroleum exploration licence (PEL) 441, adjacent to...

Exploration

05 FEBRUARY 2002
Cliff Head JV plans five well drill program

Cliff Head JV plans five well drill program

In wake of the big oil discoveries at Cliff Head 1 and 2 wells, the juniors who make up the Cliff Head...

Drilling

05 FEBRUARY 2002

Longreach farmins into Canning Basin permit

Longreach Oil has entered into a conditional option agreement with Black Rock Petroleum NL in exploration...

Exploration

05 FEBRUARY 2002
ABB appoints new Australian chief

ABB appoints new Australian chief

ABB Australia has appointed Mr John Gaskell as its new president and managing director. Mr Gaskell is...

Gas

05 FEBRUARY 2002
Enfield well adds to Woodside and Australia's reserves

Enfield well adds to Woodside and Australia's reserves

With industry lobby groups warning that Australia faces the prospect of declining oil self-sufficiency,...

Exploration

05 FEBRUARY 2002

Indo Pacific to deviate Kahili after water flow

Drilling of the Kahili prospect in the Taranaki Basin, New Zealand, will be deviated after the Kahili-1...

Drilling

05 FEBRUARY 2002
Timor Sea wells in full swing

Timor Sea wells in full swing

Despite the Sleeper-1 well being plugged and abandoned after wireline logs showed no presence of hydrocarbons,...

Drilling

05 FEBRUARY 2002