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Woodside a great Australian? Or Just another resource bully.

January 26th, 2009

In its contemplation of where to pipe its Browse basin gas reserves to the WA coastline Woodside has the opportunity to set the benchmark in regards to its environmental impact. As it currently stands Woodside already has a significant industrial footprint in the Pilbara. To duplicate this again in the Kimberley is pure insanity, especially […]

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Low crude prices threaten Woodside's plans

January 19th, 2009

LOW crude oil prices are likely to sap oil and gas company profits this year, casting a shadow over the viability of large-scale projects earmarked to drive growth. While this tough environment will challenge the industry, two broking houses say this year could be especially difficult for the country’s second-biggest oil producer, Woodside Petroleum.

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Inpex puts seal on LNG Darwin hub

January 19th, 2009

Japanese oil giant Inpex has launched front-end engineering and design (FEED) work on a Darwin base for its $25 billion Ichthys liquefied natural gas project, to all but shut the door on a return to WA. The decision to award the FEED contract to a consortium of JGC Corp, KBR and Chiyoda Corp comes six […]

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Garrett warns WA on processing hub

January 19th, 2009

The following revisits an important report from The Australian Financial Review last December. FEDERAL Environment Minister Peter Garrett has warned West Australian Premier Colin Barnett that he risks delays to major projects if he ignores cooperative procedures for selecting a site for a mining processing hub in the Kimberley region and compulsorily acquires a site […]

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Gas hub opposition 'arrogant': Tuckey

January 15th, 2009

THE FEDERAL MEMBER for O’Connor, Wilson Tuckey, has branded environmentalists as “arrogant” for opposing the Kimberley gas hub and the millions of dollars it would generate in payroll tax. Organisations such as Save the Kimberley and the Conservation Council of Western Australia have pledged to prevent any industrial development on the Kimberley coast, saying it […]

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