Small modular nuclear reactors could be built on mine sites or in regional towns to provide baseload zero emissions energy, according to the Federal Government’s technology investment roadmap.
Perth Basin explorer moved closer to FID on project that will deliver gas into WA’s domestic gas market.
The prediction comes despite Woodside and Chevron laying off hundreds of workers at their respective Pilbara LNG operations in recent weeks.
The West Australian can reveal energy company Alinta was given $100 million in taxpayer-funded loans for an East Pilbara project despite concerns it was storing Australians’ personal data overseas.
Chevron last year gave notice that it would terminate the licence agreement for use of the Caltex brand in Australia, forcing a vote on a return to an old favourite.
Six weeks after being stood down, more than 300 contractors employed at Woodside’s Karratha gas operations have now been made redundant
Geraldton could become the country’s next hydrogen energy hub. The Federal Government has announced it will help fund a $5 million feasibility study into a production facility in the State’s mid-west.
Chevron could slash up to 800 jobs to combat the coronavirus-triggered economic downturn and the collapse in oil prices
Refiner and fuel retailer Caltex Australia is seeing a slump in fuel demand amid widespread social restrictions and business closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recently privatised company buys Hybrid Systems Australia as it looks to expand into stand-alone power systems for regional and remote communities.
The environmental watchdog has given the green light to a proposed solar and wind project east of Port Hedland
Energy giant Chevron could contribute to an extra $4.3 million in Pilbara council bills this year despite a State Government-requested rates freeze.
Peter de Kruijff
Woodside does not expect to deploy its financial muscle on acquisitions until later this year but is “closely watching” the world’s big oil and gas companies for potential sales.
Climate change activists are celebrating a symbolic victory after Woodside shareholders strongly backed resolutions demanding tougher action against global emissions
WA will be home to Australia’s biggest fully green hydrogen plant after an initial $300 million investment was secured for its first phase of construction.
Diamond Offshore Drilling has sued Australian oil and gas producer Beach Energy for abruptly terminating a $US65 million drilling contract.
Things look to be calming down after some stability appears to have returned to oil markets, but with storage facilities filling up quickly, we may have not seen the end of the selling.
Steve Walker will look into how the Northern Endeavour came to be abandoned in the Timor Sea.
West Australian automotive club RAC says drivers in regional areas are being slugged more than those in Perth despite the recent plunge in wholesale prices.
Chevron will be forced to effectively wind down its operations in Venezuela, dealing the Maduro regime’s crumbling oil industry another blow.
Kevin Crowley and Lucia Kassai
Beach Energy will wind back up to 30 per cent of its proposed capital expenditure plans next financial year but it is unclear whether the cuts will affect its investment plans in the Perth Basin.
The oil meltdown accelerated, with huge losses sweeping through markets as the world runs out of places to store unwanted crude and grapples with negative pricing.
WA will not escape the US oil price collapse unscathed, with the State Government likely to take a hit on royalties from the North West Shelf.
With no end in sight to the COVID-19 pandemic, and producers around the world continuing to pump, that’s causing a fire-sale among traders who don’t have access to storage.
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