Tag: Western Australia

Woodside achieves regulatory milestone for Scarborough

Woodside has achieved an important regulatory milestone for its Scarborough gas development offshore Western Australia. The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has advised of its acceptance of the Scarborough Offshore Project Proposal (OPP), following its assessment of the potential environmental impacts over the life of the project.The OPP is the primary Commonwealth environmental assessment document for the Scarborough project in Commonwealth waters and forms the basis for future activity-specific Environment Plans, which must also be assessed and approved by NOPSEMA.

Wood awarded Scarborough gas field development contract

Wood has been awarded a new contract by Woodside to support the execution of concept definition for the proposed Scarborough upstream development, offshore Western Australia.

Ichthys LNG Project prepares for production start-up

INPEX Corporation (INPEX) recently announced that the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project’s carried out an inspection mainly on electrical equipment during the process of final safety verifications in cooperation with Australian regulators, in preparation for the start-up of production.

Monadelphous’ contract with Woodside Energy

Engineering company Monadelphous Group Limited had secured a major contract with Woodside Energy Ltd for the provision of gas asset general maintenance services and brownfields offshore implementation for Woodside-operated gas production facilities in the north west of Western Australia.

Phase 1 of Iron Ore Shipping Port expansion completed

The first phase of expansion of the iron ore shipping port at the Robe River joint venture in Western Australia has been completed. This project is jointly operated by Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (Representative Director, Chairman and CEO Shoji Muneoka) and Rio Tinto (Australia & UK), one of the world’s leading mineral resource companies.

Magma Metals signs JV with Poseidon Nickel

Magma Metals Limited CA has entered into a heads of agreement for a farm in JV with Poseidon Nickel Limited, whereby Poseidon can earn an initial 60% interest in

McDermott wins subsea contract

McDermott has won a subsea contract for a deepwater offshore engineering and construction project, including structural transportation and installation of subsea infrastructure.

St.George Mining and BHP form agreement

St George Mining Limited has signed an agreement that will give BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)  rights to nickel on a property in Western Australia in exchange for funding exploration work. The deal gives BHP a 2 year option over nickel rights at nine tenements covering approximately 498sq/km at the East Laverton property, 200km northeast of Kalgoorlie

Lake Giles iron ore project

Macarthur Minerals Ltd has secured the services of a number of consultants and employees for their Lake Giles iron ore project in Western Australia. As the Company transitions from exploration to early stage development of the iron ore at its Lake Giles

Cazaly and Vector Resources create JV

Cazaly Resources and Vector Resources Ltd have agreed to combine their respective tenement holdings in the Earaheedy Basin located in the central region of Western Australia to form a 50:50 JV to principally explore for iron ore and manganese mineralization.