http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Wood wins five-year engineering services contract supporting INPEX in Australia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/20/wood-wins-five-year-engineering-services-contract-supporting-inpex-in-australia Wood has been awarded the brownfield engineering services contract for the INPEX-operated Ichthys offshore facilities, located 220 km off the coast of Western Australia and onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing facilities in Darwin, Northern Territory. Indonesia eyes European, U.S. oil giants for investment bids http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/19/indonesia-eyes-european-us-oil-giants-for-investment-bids Indonesia will hold roadshows in the U.S. and Europe later this month to lure investments from the world’s top energy companies as the former OPEC member seeks to reverse a decline in oil and gas production. TAG Oil reports potential oil pay in New Zealand's Taranaki basin http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/13/tag-oil-reports-potential-oil-pay-in-new-zealands-taranaki-basin TAG Oil Ltd. has provided a positive update on its Pukatea-1 exploration well, which was spudded on Jan. 24, 2018. The Pukatea-1 well is located in TAG Oil’s operated Puka permit (PEP 51135, 70% TAG Oil) in the Taranaki basin of New Zealand. Shell to sell stake in Thailand’s Bongkot field for $750 million http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/31/shell-to-sell-stake-in-thailand-s-bongkot-field-for-750-million Shell Integrated Gas Thailand Pte Ltd. and Thai Energy Company Ltd., affiliates of Royal Dutch Shell Plc, have agreed to an asset sale of their 22.2222% interest in Bongkot field and adjoining acreage offshore Thailand to PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) and PTTEP International Limited. Maersk wins contract with Quadrant Energy for two Starfish new-builds http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/17/maersk-wins-contract-with-quadrant-energy-for-two-starfish-new-builds Commencing March 2018, Maersk Master and Maersk Mariner, Maersk Supply Service’s two first Starfish-class anchor handling vessels built in 2017, will be on contract with Quadrant Energy in Western Australia. ExxonMobil encounters hydrocarbons onshore Papua New Guinea http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/15/exxonmobil-encounters-hydrocarbons-onshore-papua-new-guinea ExxonMobil today announced that it encountered hydrocarbons after drilling the onshore P’nyang South-2 well, located in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. Beach Energy discovers new gas field in Australia's Otway basin http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/11/beach-energy-discovers-new-gas-field-in-australias-otway-basin Beach Energy Ltd. has announced a new gas field discovery at Haselgrove-3 ST1 in the onshore Otway basin, in South Australia. Flow test results from the primary target Sawpit Sandstone indicate a high deliverability reservoir and provide encouragement to move towards commercialization of a large gas resource. UTEC secures major survey contract in Australia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/8/utec-secures-major-survey-contract-in-australia UTEC, a global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has been awarded a contract by Technip Oceania Pty Ltd, part of TechnipFMC in Australia, to provide survey and positioning services on the Greater Enfield Project, offshore Western Australia. Eni acquires operatorship of Evans Shoal gas field, offshore Australia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/12/21/eni-acquires-operatorship-of-evans-shoal-gas-field-offshore-australia Eni has acquired the whole 32.5% interest from Shell Australia Proprietary Limited (Shell) in Evans Shoal gas field, and has become the Operator of the Retention Lease NT/RL7 located in the north Bonaparte basin, offshore Northern Australia. Wood secures two new contracts supporting Woodside in Australia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/12/19/wood-secures-two-new-contracts-supporting-woodside-in-australia Wood has been awarded two new contracts by Woodside to deliver engineering and rig modification services offshore Australia and a concept definition study for the Julimar Phase 2 project.