BG Group today announces that operational control of Train 1 at its Queensland Curtis LNG plant has been formally transferred to QGC, BG Group's Australian subsidiary, from Bechtel Australia, which constructed the facility.
Bechtel has successfully delivered and installed all of the modules for the first liquefied natural gas production train at the GLNG facility on Curtis Island in Queensland. The successful installation marks a major milestone in the construction of the plant, which will consist of two production trains.
Bechtel has won a CETI Award for the company’s innovative use of RFID technology on the liquefied natural gas projects Bechtel is building on Curtis Island in Queensland, Australia.
BG Group today announced it had successfully reached a key milestone in development of the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) project, with first gas transported from the Surat Basin coal seam gas fields onto Curtis Island where the liquefaction terminal is located.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it has been awarded a contract from QGC, part of BG Group plc (LSE: BG.L), a world leader in natural gas. QGC is one of the major proponents in the rapidly developing coal seam gas (CSG) to liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry in Australia.
BG Group today announced it has completed transactions with China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) for the sale of additional interests in the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) project in Australia for US$1.93 billion. Under a separate agreement, BG Group will also supply CNOOC with an additional 5 million tonnes per annum of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Thiess has been awarded a landmark $1.8 billion contract by coal seam gas producer QGC for construction of gas compression facilities and associated works for the QCLNG project in the Surat Basin.
BG Group today announced it has signed binding agreements with China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) for the sale of certain additional interests in the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) project in Australia for $1.93 billion and for the supply of an additional 5 million tonnes per annum of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Transfield Services has been awarded a A$200 million contract to provide maintenance and operations services to QGC Pty Limited’s upstream coal seam gas (CSG) assets in Queensland.
BG Group today announces that it has signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA) with China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) for the sale of certain interests in the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) project in Australia for $1.93 billion and the sale of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from BG Group's global LNG portfolio.
Transfield Services, together with 50/50 joint venture partner Clough Limited, has been awarded a construction contract as part of QGC Pty Limited’s Queensland Curtis Liquefied Natural Gas (QCLNG) Project.
BG Group today announced the arrival of the first major pre-fabricated modular components to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Gladstone, Australia, representing a significant milestone for the Queensland Curtis LNG project (QCLNG).
Committed capital investment in Australia's already booming resources industry hit a record A$260.8 billion (US$254.57 billion) by April 30, the government's Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics said Thursday. The latest capex figure is up 12.5% from Oct. 31 and up 34% on year.
BG Group PLC is seeking investors for its Australian gas business QGC Pty Ltd., Bloomberg News reported Wednesday on its website, citing three unnamed people with knowledge of the matter.
German construction company Hochtief Wednesday said its units in Australia and the U.S. have secured three contracts worth around EUR490 million.
Thiess has won a $325 million contract from coal seam gas explorer and producer QGC Pty Limited to construct gas processing facilities for one of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects.
Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, has secured a £1.4 million Work Management Systems development & implementation contract with the Queensland Gas Company (QGC), a wholly owned subsidiary of BG Group. The contract, which is the first to be secured alongside local partner Sharp Business Solutions, will see Petrofac’s Plant Asset Management arm play a significant role in the Queensland Curtis Liquefied Natural Gas Project (QCLNG).
Bechtel announced today it will hire an unprecedented 400 adult apprentices for work on construction of the three LNG plants in Gladstone – Queensland Curtis LNG, GLNG, and Australia Pacific LNG. This will be one of the largest single intakes of adult apprentices in Australia’s history and the company will work closely with the Federal Government’s National Apprenticeships Program (NAP) to deliver the opportunities.
Iplex Pipelines, a recently acquired unit of Fletcher Building, has secured around A$180 million (US$178 million) in supply contracts for the Queensland coal seam gas market, Fletcher Building said Wednesday.
Petroleum and mining services group WorleyParsons Ltd. said Wednesday annual net profit rose 25% to A$364.2 million, despite damage from the stronger Australian dollar, instability in the Middle East and natural disasters.
KBR today announced that it has been selected to execute engineering design services for three coal seam gas (CSG) pipelines designed to carry CSG from gasfields in central Queensland, Australia to an export facility on Curtis Island. The project will be executed for the McConnell Dowell/CCC joint venture (MCJV) on behalf of clients Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) and Asia Pacific LNG (APLNG).
BG Group PLC and Chubu Electric Power Co. said Friday they have signed a binding deal under which BG will sell the Japanese utility up to 122 cargoes, or about 8.54 million metric tons, of liquefied natural gas over 21 years, starting in 2014.
Oil and gas commissioning and technology specialist qedi, part of AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has underpinned its position in the Australian market by being awarded a key contract on a high-profile coal seam gas storage project.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $58 million order from QGC Pty Limited, a BG Group business, to provide integrated automation, safety and telecommunications systems and related equipment for a new upstream coal seam gas project in Queensland, Australia. ABB was appointed the main automation contractor for the project.
BG Group PLC said Wednesday that it has halted construction of a pipeline connecting gas fields in Queensland state to its planned US$15 billion gas export terminal on the coast due to environmental concerns.
Anglo-Dutch oil major Royal Dutch Shell PLC stands ready to help Japan with its fuel needs in the wake of the devastation wreaked on its energy infrastructure by last week's earthquake and tsunami, the firm's chief executive Peter Voser said Tuesday.
BG Group PLC, said Monday that it has signed a sales agreement with Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. concluding negotiations announced in March 2010 for the supply of 1.2 million tons of Liquefied Natural Gas or LNG a year for 20 years from 2015.
Tokyo Gas Co. said it signed a contract Monday with BG Group to buy 1.2 million metric tons a year of liquefied natural gas for 20 years from 2015 from BG's Curtis LNG project in Queensland, Australia.
BG Group PLC, a natural gas company, reported Tuesday its 2020 growth program is well on track, and reaffirmed its Exploration and Production, or E&P, long-term average growth range of 6% - 8% out to 2020, with the 7% mid-point now achievable from existing discoveries alone.
In a move to capitalize on rapidly growing energy demand in Asia, a consortium led by Santos Ltd. gave final approval Thursday to a US$16 billion liquefied natural gas terminal in Australia's flooded Queensland state.
Origin Energy Ltd. is in talks to sell stakes in its Queensland liquefied natural gas project with China's Sinopec, Thailand's PTT and others, The Australian newspaper reported Saturday, without citing sources.
Erasing doubts about Asian buyers' appetite for natural gas sourced from coal seams, a major Australian gas export venture said Friday it has sales deals worth US$120 billion in place after signing up Korea Gas Corp. as a major customer.
Planned capital spending in Australia's minerals and energy sector has hit a record A$132.9 billion, an increase of 21% in six months, according to a government research group.
WorleyParsons announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide detailed engineering and procurement services for the upstream gas field facilities and related infrastructure associated with QGC’s Queensland Curtis LNG Project.
LONDON -(Dow Jones)- BG Group PLC (BG.LN) Tuesday upgraded its Brazilian oil and gas reserves estimate by about a third and reported a 6.7% rise in third-quarter net profit due to strong performance in its liquefied natural gas business.
Australia's government on Wednesday delayed by three months its decision on granting environmental approval to Santos Ltd.'s (STO.AU) Gladstone liquefied natural gas project and BG Group Plc's (BG.LN) Queensland Curtis LNG development.
QGC, a BG Group business, will commit to contracts for long-lead items valued at more than US$3 billion in the first half of 2010 as it advances plans for its Queensland Curtis LNG Project on Curtis Island near Gladstone.