ExxonMobil is the latest player to consider LNG imports to Australia's east coast to help alleviate an expected gas shortage in 2021.
The Barossa-Caldita Joint Venture has made progress on the front end engineering and design (FEED) phase of the Barossa offshore project with the award of three major engineering contracts.
Chevron Australia has begun LNG production from the second train at the Wheatstone Project, located 12 km west of Onslow in Western Australia.
Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has called for gas from the offshore Browse and Scarborough gas fields to be processed onshore.
Cooper Energy has drilled the Sole-3 gas well to a total depth (TD) and intersected the reservoir, recording gas observations consistent with pre-drill expectations.
Chevron has safely completed modifications on its Gorgon LNG Project Train 2, which was shut down in early May.
Expansion works have commenced at Lochard Energy's Iona Gas Plant in Port Campbell, Victoria, which will enable underground gas storage at the plant.
Queensland's $56 billion resource industry continues to outperform other states in exploration activity, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Quadrant Energy and Carnarvon Petroleum have commenced drilling at the Dorado-1 well in WA-437-P in the Roebuck Basin, offshore Western Australia.
Surface facilities, including separator and metering skids and flowlines, are currently being installed at the Glenaras Gas Project in ATP 2019 in Queensland.
Santos and its GLNG partners will invest more than $400 million in the 137-well Arcadia gas project in the Bowen Basin in Queensland.
Cooper Energy's drilling operations at its Sole Gas Project in VIC/L32 in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Victoria, have been hit by heavy weather.
Galilee Energy has successfully installed electric submersible pumps (ESPs) in the Glenaras-10L and Glenaras-12L wells.
Woodside CEO Peter Coleman has told the companies interested in the proposed Trans Carnarvon Trunkline that the time to talk has passed, saying a deal has to be reached sooner rather than later.
Central Petroleum has spudded the West Mereenie-26 well located in the North Mereenie Block in EP 115, west of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory.
Real Energy's Tamarama-3 gas well in ATP 927P in Queensland's Cooper-Eromanga Basin has encountered gas plays.
The Petroleum Rent Resource Tax (PRRT) is being used as bargaining chip should One Nation backtrack on its support for company tax cuts, according to the Australian Financial Review (AFR).
Wood has extended its framework agreement with Chevron Australia to provide master contractor services to the Gorgon Stage Two development.
The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Conference in Adelaide has heard what benefits that a large diameter pipeline link between the major LNG projects in the Carnarvon Basin could bring the industry.
The 2018 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage has been released, covering WA, SA, Vic and the Ashmore and Cartier Islands.
The Equus Gas Project has moved to the next phase of development, with operator Western Gas now seeking a partner for the project.
INPEX says it will begin production at its Ichthys LNG development in the Northern Territory by the end of May, according to Reuters.
Cooper Energy has been awarded the offshore exploration permit VIC/P72 located in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Victoria.
Chevron will idle the second production unit at its Gorgon LNG project in May to carry out modifications already implemented at the other two units, according to Reuters.
The Casino Henry Joint Venture (JV) has signed an agreement with BHP for its 90 per cent interest in the Minerva Gas Plant, onshore Otway Basin, Victoria.
Santos has successfully completed commissioning and start-up of the Scotia CF1 project in Queensland, ahead of schedule and under budget.