Woodside is Australia's largest publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company with a market capitalisation of more than A$29 billion (as at 30 June 2006).
The company has interests in Australia, Africa, the United States and the Middle East and major customer centres in Japan, Korea, China and Singapore. It has offices in the United Kingdom, Japan, Korea, Libya, the United States, Mauritania, China and Kenya. Its head office is in Perth, Australia. Woodside's major business is centred on the North West Shelf Venture, Australia's largest resource project, and the country's first and largest liquefied natural gas plant. Through this venture and others around the world, Woodside operates yearly production of more than 200 million barrels of oil equivalent or about 600,000 barrels a day. Woodside's share of this is about 155,000 barrels a day. Production growth is projected to grow to more than 100 million barrels a year by 2008. Company activities include:
Exploration - seismic acquisition and drilling for oil and gas discoveries
Development opportunities - pre-project development planning
Developing projects - development of oil and gas projects
Producing assets - platforms, floating production systems, and gas plants for liquefied natural gas, crude oil, condensate, natural gas and liquid petroleum gas
Marketing - products for Australian and international customers
- Research - new technology and alternative energy
Woodside website - All you need to know about Woodside
Graduate Development Program - Woodside offers a three-year graduate development program that provides extensive on-the-job training and structured business and development courses tailored to new industry entrants.
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