Woodside in power talks with Tidal Energy  

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The Business Spectator has an article on Australian natural gas company Woodside's interest in using tidal power in a new development in north west WA - Woodside in power talks with Tidal Energy.

Woodside Petroleum Ltd has undertaken informal discussions with renewable energy company Tidal Power over the possibility of using its technology to provide power for the oil producer's James Point LNG project, the Australian Financial Review reports.

Tidal Energy is the operator of a stalled $400 million tidal river energy project in the Kimberley region, which it says could supply a small portion of the proposed LNG operation's total electricity requirements. ...

Earlier this year, Woodside chief executive Don Voelte said the Kimberley coastline could become a major gas hub in four or five years after final approval for the James Point project, expected in 2012.

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