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API launches Standards Subscription Service

The American Petroleum Institute is pleased to announce the latest addition to the API Webstore -  the new Standards Subscription Service which offers Webstore customers unlimited, 24/7 access to API’s comprehensive suite of safety standards and technical documents for use across their organization.

TechnipFMC awarded major iEPCI contract by Petrobras for Mero 3 HISEP project

TechnipFMC has been awarded a major integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation contract by Petrobras to deliver the Mero 3 HISEP project, which uses subsea processing to capture carbon dioxide-rich dense gases and then inject them into the reservoir.

TotalEnergies to restart its delayed Mozambique LNG project in early 2024

French energy firm TotalEnergies plans to restart its long-delayed $20-B Mozambique LNG project in the first quarter of next year.

Train 1 restarts after trip at Freeport LNG plant, Texas (U.S.)

Freeport LNG reported that during the operation of its liquefaction plant in Texas.

Mitigating Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) with Liquid Coatings

The hidden dangers of corrosion under insulation (CUI) span the oil and gas industry from upstream operations to midstream infrastructure to downstream applications, including the production of liquified natural gas (LNG).

Australia LNG workers vote in support for Chevron deal

An Australian union alliance's members voted in support to endorse deals on pay and conditions at Chevron's two LNG facilities in Australia.

Chevron and LNG workers in Australia agree on deal

Chevron Australia and employees at its two LNG plants in Australia reached an agreement on pay and conditions, ending an impasse that had led workers to threaten renewed strikes later this week.

Chevron LNG workers in Australia reaffirm strike plans

Workers at Chevron's two LNG plants in Australia reaffirmed their plan to resume strikes as mediated talks continue, with the U.S. energy major saying that workers were being unreasonable.

Chevron Australia, LNG unions to meet for mediated talks

Chevron and unions representing workers at its two Australian LNG facilities will meet for talks after the oil and gas major asked the industrial arbitrator to help close a deal as workers threaten to restart strikes.

Australia LNG unions threaten fresh strikes next week, Chevron says deal possible

Chevron has asked Australia's industrial tribunal to help resolve a "small number" of issues blocking a deal with unions at its two LNG facilities in Western Australia as workers announced plans to resume strikes next week.

Dutch government to halt gas production from Groningen field Oct. 1

The Dutch government confirmed plans to halt production next month at Europe's largest gas field, Groningen, a decade after tremors blamed on drilling damaged buildings.

Strikes end at Chevron's Australian LNG facilities

An Australian union alliance called off strikes at Chevron's two major local LNG projects, agreeing to resolve disputes that had threatened to disrupt around 7% of global LNG supplies.

Chevron accepts Australian labor tribunal's terms to end strike at LNG plants

Chevron said it has the accepted recommendations from Australia's labor regulator to end its dispute with unions at its LNG facilities in Western Australia.

Australia tribunal to rule on Chevron LNG strikes after talks fail

Fresh talks between Chevron and unions over strikes at two LNG facilities in Western Australia ended without a deal leaving it up to a workplace tribunal to map a way forward.

Chevron's strike-hit Australia LNG facility resumes full production

Chevron said full production had resumed at its strike-hit Wheatstone LNG facility in Western Australia after a fault last week cut production by about one-fifth.

Chevron LNG strikes to have limited near-term impact on U.S. gas prices

The strikes at Chevron's LNG plants in Australia will likely have limited near-term impact on U.S. gas prices as domestic demand remains low.

Chevron LNG workers escalate strike action; fault at Australia plant hits output

Unionized workers at Chevron's Australian facilities escalated strike action, when simultaneously a fault at the energy major's Wheatstone plant was discovered that halted about a quarter of its liquefied natural gas production.

Australia tribunal sets Sept 22 as date for Chevron LNG dispute hearing

The dispute between Chevron and workers at its two LNG in Australia will be heard by the industrial relations tribunal on Sept. 22, potentially offering a resolution to strikes which began last Friday.

Work delays behind Troll gas field maintenance extension, Equinor says

A planned maintenance outage at Norway's Troll field, Western Europe's largest, has been extended as scheduled work is taken longer than expected.

Chevron gambles on untested laws to halt Australia LNG strike action

Chevron Australia no longer expects to reach a deal with unions and will instead pursue an untested legal strategy to stop industrial action at its Gorgon and Wheatstone LNG facilities as unions prepare for full scale strikes.

Strikes start at major Chevron Australia LNG projects, no talks planned

Workers at Chevron's LNG projects in Australia went on strike after talks broke down, potentially disrupting output from facilities that account for over 5% of global supply.

Chevron LNG workers in Australia to further delay planned strikes

Workers at Chevron's liquefied natural gas facilities in Australia have agreed to further delay a planned strike to later on Friday.

Chevron, unions in final talks before planned Australia LNG strikes

Chevron and a union alliance are holding a final round of talks before planned strike actions at two major LNG facilities in Australia as ongoing disputes over pay and conditions remained unresolved.

Chevron Australia labor row escalates with two-week walkout plan

Workers at Chevron's Gorgon and Wheatstone LNG projects in Australia plan a total strike for two weeks from Sept. 14, a union alliance said on Tuesday, in a significant escalation on disputes over pay and conditions.

Talks to avert strike called as Chevron Australia LNG workers reject deal

Planned work stoppages next week at two of Australia's largest LNG facilities are scheduled to go ahead unless mediation can produce a deal after workers at Chevron rejected the company's offer on pay and conditions.

Chevron's Australia LNG ops could face daily 10-hr stoppages as union fight escalates

Chevron's two major LNG production facilities in Australia could face daily work stoppages of up to 10 hours next week after unions on Tuesday threatened labor action in a dispute over pay and conditions.

Chevron LNG workers in Australia allow union to call for strike

Supplies from Chevron's LNG facilities in major exporter Australia could be disrupted after the last batch of its workers voted to authorize their unions to take industrial action if necessary.

Woodside, unions reach deal at Australian LNG facility, workers meet to ratify

Woodside Energy reached an in-principle agreement with unions at Australia's LNG project, potentially averting a disruption to supplies from one of the world's biggest exporters of the super-chilled fuel.

Australia strikes may impact short-term LNG prices

Global gas prices could rise in the short term if strikes at Australia's LNG plants take place, but markets are well balanced now with inventory levels keeping high in North Asia and Europe.

Asian buyers may seek U.S. LNG if Australia worker disputes worsen

Major Asian buyers of LNG could seek U.S. cargoes in the coming weeks if worker-related disputes at key LNG facilities in Australia escalate.