-- Environmental assessments under way for Otway gas fields Woodside Energy Ltd., operator of Thylacine and Geographe gas discoveries in the Otway area, off southwestern Victoria, said that environmental assessments of field development proposals are under way for the project.
-- NWS to supply Guangdong LNG, partner with CNOOC China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) and Guangdong LNG partners have selected Australia's North West Shelf Venture (NWS) as sole Phase I supplier for China's first LNG import terminal.
-- BP commissions Magnus EOR gas pipeline project Pipeline engineering, testing, and commissioning operations have been successfully completed for the BP PLC-operated Magnus enhanced oil recovery project in the UK North Sea.
-- ChevronTexaco confirms Aparo discovery off Nigeria Texaco Nigeria Outer Shelf Ltd. "encountered a substantial amount of net oil sand" during test drilling on its deepwater oil prospecting license (OPL) Block 213 oil discovery in Aparo field off Nigeria.
-- PG&E completes natural gas expansion project San Francisco-based Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has completed a $40 million expansion project that adds 14.1 miles of new 42-in. transmission pipeline to its existing Line 401 system.