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Mobil increases storage capacity to strengthen fuel security and reliably deliver quality fuels to Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia – Mobil Oil Australia (Mobil), a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia, is investing in additional fuel storage infrastructure at its Melbourne terminal, supporting Australia’s fuel security and cementing the company’s role as a critical supplier of fuel for Victoria and the east coast.

Esso Australia signs VALARIS 107 contract to maintain decommissioning momentum
  • Esso Australia has announced that they have contracted the VALARIS 107, a heavy-duty modern jack-up rig, for decommissioning activities across their offshore operations.
  • Expected to commence work in Q4 of 2024, the VALARIS 107 will be utilised to complete the plug and abandonment work of 26 wells across three platforms and five subsea locations in the Gippsland Basin.
Contractors to bid to execute decommissioning activities for Esso Australia Gippsland Basin facilities 
  • After completing a technical tender last year, Esso Australia will now move into the next stages of decommissioning by commencing a commercial tender process.
  • The commercial tender process will see experienced heavy lift contractors bid to execute decommissioning activities for Esso Australia’s decommissioning project in Victoria’s Bass Strait.
Successful apprenticeship program with 100% retention rate scores ExxonMobil Australia the Workplace Development Award at the 2023 APPEA Conference
  • An innovative apprenticeship program developed by ExxonMobil Australia and WPC Group has been awarded the Workplace Development Award, earlier this week at the 2023 APPEA Conference.
  • The award recognises the success of the program which, since its inception in 2018, has hired and trained 74 apprentices and trainees across ExxonMobil Australia’s worksites in Gippsland, Victoria.
  • The Workplace Development Award was added to APPEA’s list of Excellence Awards this year, alongside the Community Development Award, and the pre-existing Environment Project Excellence Award and Safety Project Excellence Award, which showcase the oil and gas industry’s commitments to the communities in which they operate.
Mobil continues to invest in Australia's fuel security Melbourne, Australia – Mobil Oil Australia Pty Ltd (Mobil), a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd, is increasing petrol and diesel storage at the Melbourne terminal, further strengthening Australia’s fuel security.
Helix Q7000 vessel Fourth mobile offshore asset added to the Gippsland Basin decommissioning fleet
Esso Community Festival returns to Desailly Street to welcome the festive season

MELBOURNE, Australia – Saturday December 10 will see Sale’s Desailly Street filled with live music, mouth-watering bites and children’s entertainment for the Esso Community Festival.

Mobil quality fuel available at 7-Eleven through to 2033 Melbourne, Australia – Mobil Oil Australia Pty Ltd (Mobil), a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd (ExxonMobil Australia), has signed an 11 year agreement extending the sale of Mobil quality fuels at 7-Eleven Australia’s convenience stores.
Mobil invests in delivering reliable, quality fuel to Australia MELBOURNE, Australia – Mobil Oil Australia (Mobil), a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia, is investing in additional fuel storage and delivery infrastructure to maintain its reliable supply of quality fuel to Australians.   
Australian gas helping to grow essential food crops MELBOURNE, Australia - Mobil Australia Resources Company Pty Ltd, (a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd, ‘ExxonMobil Australia’), has entered a gas sales agreement with Yara Pilbara Fertilisers Pty Ltd (Yara Pilbara), one of the world’s largest suppliers of ammonia, a vital raw ingredient in fertiliser.
Esso Australia commences technical tender for Bass Strait decommissioning MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Pty Ltd (‘Esso Australia’, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd and operator of the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture) announced today that it has commenced a technical tender process for decommissioning of a number of its facilities in Bass Strait.
Esso Australia delivering more gas to Australians when they need it most Commentary from Dylan Pugh, Chair ExxonMobil Australia, in The Australian on 7 June 2022
Esso Australia to Expand Gas Development in the Gippsland Basin MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil and operator of the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture, has made a final investment decision to develop additional gas from the Gippsland Basin Kipper field to help secure much needed supply for the Australian domestic market. 
Construction commences of processing facility to recycle CO2 from the Longford Gas Conditioning Plant MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Pty Ltd (‘Esso’, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd) has announced that construction of a new Air Liquide facility that will capture and reuse Carbon Dioxide (CO2) extracted from Gippsland gas has commenced.

Esso Australia charters Multi-Purpose Supply Vessel to support decommissioning activities in Bass Strait

MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Pty Ltd (‘Esso Australia’, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd and operator of the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture) announced today that it had entered into a multi-year agreement with DOF Subsea to charter a Multi-Purpose Supply Vessel to support decommissioning activities in Bass Strait.

Gippsland gas powers Australian building and construction industry MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd (‘Esso’, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd) has extended its gas sales agreement with InfraBuild, which will see the company continue supplying Gippsland gas to support Australia’s building and construction industry until at least the mid-2020s.
Esso Australia and WPC Group win national award Innovative apprenticeship training program with 100% success rate brings home national award for Esso Australia and WPC Group.
More Gippsland gas flowing to Victorian glass manufacturer MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd (‘Esso’, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd) has boosted its gas sales agreement with Oceania Glass, which will see the company supply additional volumes of Gippsland gas to support Australian glass production.
Local glass production powered by Gippsland gas MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd (‘Esso’, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd) has extended its gas sales agreement with Oceania Glass, which will see the company continue supplying Gippsland gas to support Australian glass production until at least the mid-2020s.
Esso Australia delivers West Barracouta gas to the domestic market in time for winter One of the largest domestic gas projects to come along this decade is now delivering gas to eastern Australia, with the commissioning of the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture’s West Barracouta project.
ExxonMobil appoints Dylan Pugh as Chairman MELBOURNE – ExxonMobil has appointed Dylan Pugh chairman of ExxonMobil Australia Group of Companies, effective April 1. Pugh will be based in Melbourne.
Gippsland Basin Joint Venture signs agreement with Air Liquide Australia that will see CO2 captured from Gippsland gas reused in Australian industries.

MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Pty Ltd (‘Esso’, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd) said the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture had entered an agreement with Air Liquide Australia to capture and reuse Carbon Dioxide (CO2) extracted from Gippsland gas.

ExxonMobil to Convert Altona Refinery to Import Terminal MELBOURNE, Australia – ExxonMobil said today that the Altona refinery is no longer considered economically viable and will be converted to an import terminal, which will ensure ongoing, reliable fuel supply for Victoria.
Esso Australia on target to deliver West Barracouta gas to the domestic market in 2021 MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Pty Ltd (‘Esso’, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd) said it was nearing completion of its West Barracouta project, which will bring much-needed new gas supply to the Australian domestic market this year, as it gets ready to construct the project’s final subsea infrastructure.
Mobil unveils premium fuel tank at Suva Mobil Oil (Fiji) has commissioned its largest petrol tank at Suva terminal.
Esso Australia drilling West Barracouta domestic gas wells MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Pty Ltd (‘Esso’, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd) said today that it had reached total depth on the first of its two West Barracouta gas wells in Bass Strait, which will bring new gas supplies to the Australian domestic market next year.
Jet fuel storage soaring at Melbourne Airport MELBOURNE, Australia – The Melbourne Airport Joint User Hydrant Installation (JUHI) joint venture has significantly increased jet fuel storage at Melbourne Airport, today announcing the commissioning of two new jet fuel tanks and associated infrastructure at its site in Tullamarine. The announcement was made at an event attended by The Honourable Lily D'Ambrosio MP, Victorian Minister for Industry; Energy and Resources.
Vacation students wanted! ExxonMobil Australia is again looking for Australian students to take part in its premier vacation student program over the 2019/2020 summer months.
New helicopter for Esso Australia's Gippsland operations MELBOURNE – Esso Australia, on behalf of the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture (GBJV), has announced it will add a fifth Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter to its existing fleet servicing its offshore oil and gas operations in Gippsland in 2019.
ExxonMobil Australia Group of Companies appoints new Chairman MELBOURNE — Effective on or about 1 April 2019, Richard Owen, Chairman of ExxonMobil Australia Group of Companies for the past six years, will move into the position of Upstream Business Development Executive and continue to be based in Melbourne. 
ExxonMobil makes final investment decision to develop West Barracouta gas project ExxonMobil said today that it has made a final investment decision to develop the West Barracouta gas field in Bass Strait to bring new gas supplies to the Australian domestic market.
Carolyn is a STEM superstar! ExxonMobil Australia Offshore Risk, Environment and Regulatory Supervisor Carolyn Thomas has been named an official ‘Superstar of STEM’ by Science & Technology Australia (STA).
Mobil invests $95,000 into maths and science programs at local schools MELBOURNE - Mobil is helping to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists by investing more than $95,000 into science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs and resources at local schools and kindergartens.
Mobil boosts its capacity to meet Australia’s growing demand for transportation fuels MELBOURNE – ExxonMobil Australia subsidiary, Mobil Oil Australia (Mobil), today announced the completion of two major projects that will increase its capacity to meet Australia’s growing demand for transportation fuels.

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Ensuring ongoing energy security from the Gippsland Basin David Berman, ExxonMobil Australia Commercial Director, speaks at the 2024 Australia Domestic Gas Outlook Conference in Sydney
Navigating a lower carbon future for Australian transport ExxonMobil Australia sponsors Renewable Fuels Week 
ExxonMobil Australia continues longstanding sponsorship of the CEDA Victorian State of the State ExxonMobil Australia Chair, Dylan Pugh, introduces Victorian Premier Jacinta Allan
ExxonMobil Australia sponsors the 2023 CEDA Victorian Budget Briefing

ExxonMobil Australia Chair, Dylan Pugh, introduces Victorian Treasurer, Mr Tim Pallas

The evolving role of Gippsland gas in Australia's east coast gas market ExxonMobil Australia Commercial Director, David Berman speaks at the Australian Domestic Gas Outlook Conference 2023

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