http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil MAN Energy Solutions awarded subsea compression FEED order https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/17/man-energy-solutions-awarded-subsea-compression-feed-order MAN Energy was awarded a FEED contract for the Chevron-operated Jansz-Io field in Western Australia. Drilling advances https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/columns/drilling-advances New Zealand’s faux ban First LNG cargo shipped from Prelude FLNG https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/4/first-lng-cargo-shipped-from-prelude-flng TechnipFMC announces today that the first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has sailed from Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility located 475 km North East of Broome in Western Australia. OPEC member fans out to Australia, Canada in global gas push https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/6/26/opec-member-fans-out-to-australia-canada-in-global-gas-push Kuwait plans to boost production from Canadian shale deposits by two thirds and increase output of natural gas in Australia as the OPEC member ramps up efforts to find and develop overseas deposits of the fuel. Shell ships first LNG cargo from Prelude FLNG, offshore Australia https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/6/11/shell-ships-first-lng-cargo-from-prelude-flng-offshore-australia Shell's first shipment of LNG has sailed from the company’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, offshore Western Australia. C-Kore deploys its 200th subsea testing unit https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/6/6/c-kore-deploys-its-200th-subsea-testing-unit C-Kore Systems has announced the recent deployment of their 200th subsea testing unit. The landmark event occurred during an umbilical installation operation off the coast of Australia. Wood and NERA announce partnership to develop world-first prediction tool https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/28/wood-and-nera-announce-partnership-to-develop-world-first-prediction-tool Wood and NERA (National Energy Resources Australia) are pleased to announce a new funding partnership arrangement led by Wood, in collaboration with the University of Western Australia (UWA), to support the development of an online hydrate blockage prediction model for operating gas condensate systems. South Australia offers Cooper-Eromanga and Otway basins acreage licensing https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/27/south-australia-offers-cooper-eromanga-and-otway-basins-acreage-licensing Five (5) new petroleum exploration licenses (PEL) in the Cooper Basin and three (3) new petroleum exploration licenses in the Otway Basin are being offered by the South Australian Government on the basis of work program bidding. Australia's natural gas industry faces climate test despite conservative election win https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/27/australias-natural-gas-industry-faces-climate-test-despite-conservative-election-win Australia’s gas industry is in a relative sweet spot. Its ideally placed to serve Chinese buyers avoiding tariff-laden U.S. LNG and the surprise re-election of its center-right government means producers face less immediate pressure to cut emissions. Aquaterra Energy marks global growth with Australia office launch https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/23/aquaterra-energy-marks-global-growth-with-australia-office-launch Aquaterra Energy, a leader in global offshore engineering solutions, has opened its first engineering office and warehouse facility in Perth, Australia following recent regional contract wins.