http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Santos accelerates gas development in the Cooper basin with fourth rig https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/13/santos-accelerates-gas-development-in-the-cooper-basin-with-fourth-rig Santos has announced a fourth rig, the Ensign 965, has started operations in the Cooper basin, as the company continues its drive to produce more Australian natural gas to supply the east coast domestic market. Wood wins contract for proposed Scarborough gas field development, offshore Western Australia https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/9/wood-wins-contract-for-proposed-scarborough-gas-field-development-offshore-western-australia 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. Santos reports significant natural gas resource at Barikewa-3, onshore PNG https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/8/santos-reports-significant-natural-gas-resource-at-barikewa-3-onshore-png Santos today announced the Barikewa-3 well, located in Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) onshore Forelands region, intersected 25 m of net gas pay within the Toro and Hedinia reservoir objectives. Total starts producing at the Ichthys LNG project, offshore Australia https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/30/total-starts-producing-at-the-ichthys-lng-project-offshore-australia The Ichthys LNG Project reached a major milestone on July 27, with the opening of the first offshore production well, marking the start of 40 years of operations of this gas and condensate field. TechnipFMC awarded subsea contract for Australia's Gorgon development https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/26/technipfmc-awarded-subsea-contract-for-australias-gorgon-development TechnipFMC has been awarded a subsea installation contract by Chevron Australia, for the Gorgon Stage Two development, located offshore Western Australia in water depths ranging from 250 to 1,340 m. Petrofac awarded well project management contract on New Zealand's North Island https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/28/petrofac-awarded-well-project-management-contract-on-new-zealands-north-island Petrofac's Engineering and Production Services business has strengthened its presence in Australasia following the award of a Well Project Management contract from Tamarind Taranki Ltd (Tamarind). Maersk Drilling awarded contract extension by Brunei Shell Petroleum https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/25/maersk-drilling-awarded-contract-extension-by-brunei-shell-petroleum Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract extension for the jackup rig Maersk Convincer by Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP). BHGE awarded subsea, well completions contracts for Australia's Gorgon project https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/25/bhge-awarded-subsea-well-completions-contracts-for-australias-gorgon-project Baker Hughes, a GE company has been awarded a substantial contract from Chevron Australia Pty Ltd. for the supply of subsea production equipment, under a 15-year Master Service Order (MSO), with a second contract for well completion equipment. Santos, Conoco award FEED contracts for Barossa project, offshore Australia https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/18/santos-conoco-award-feed-contracts-for-barossa-project-offshore-australia Santos announced further progress on the front end engineering and design (FEED) phase of the Barossa offshore project with the award of three major engineering contracts. Searcher Seismic completes 3D reprocessing project offshore Papua New Guinea https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/8/searcher-seismic-completes-3d-reprocessing-project-offshore-papua-new-guinea Searcher Seismic has announced the expansion of its modern, high-quality and exploration focused seismic, magnetic and geochemical focused production offerings offshore Papua New Guinea with the completion of the Laurabada UltracubeTM 3D reprocessing project.