Otway Gas

Athena Gas Plant experiences setback

Cooper Energy has provided an update on its operations in the Gippsland, Otway and Cooper Basins, with the Athena Gas Plant showing a decrease in processing rates. Otway Basin Due to a mechanical failure that resulted in a two-day plant shutdown, the Athena Gas Plant has shown a 19 per cent decrease in its average …
Ichthys gas project

NOPSEMA approves EP for Ichthys project

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has approved INPEX‘s environmental plan (EP) for the Ichthys project, allowing the offshore facility to continue its operations and conduct maintenance activities. The EP, which was submitted by INPEX in August 2021, is the first five-year revision of project’s the operation. Now that it has …
NOPSEMA expands to offshore infrastructure

Woodside’s Eaglehawk-1 to be decommissioned

Woodside has been given approval by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to decommission the Eaglehawk-1 exploration well. The decommissioning project will involve the removal of the wellhead and both permanent and temporary guide bases. The Eaglehawk-1 exploration well is located within permit WA-28-P, approximately 137 km north-west of Dampier in …
Pavo-1 well

Pavo-1 oil discovery to support Dorado project

The large quantity of light oil at the Pavo-1 well will be a key factor in mobilising the Dorado project, Carnarvon Energy announced. Adrian Cook, the managing director and CEO of Carnarvon said the company reported a little over a month ago that the Pavo-1 well is another stellar exploration success in Carnarvon’s history in …
Santos sells Barossa interests

Santos sells interest in Barossa

JERA, a subsidiary of Tokyo Electric Power Group and Chubu Electric Power Group, has secured the 12.5 per cent sale in the Barossa project from Santos. The sale saw Santos receive $US327 million (over $462 million) in cash proceeds. The project’s participants now include Santos (50 per cent), SK E&S (37.5 per cent) and JERA (12.5 per cent). Located in the Bonaparte …
Pavo-1 well

Oil discovery at Pavo-1

Carnarvon Energy has had another successful quarter, with the Western Australia-based company discovering oil at the Pavo-1 well in the Bedout Sub-Basin. Pavo-1 Oil has been recovered from in the Caley Member of the Pavo-1 well, which was completed this quarter. This was a material discovery, and several samples extracted to surface indicate a high …
New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG)

NZOG to raise equity by up to $22 million

New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) has entered agreed to a 1-for-2.7625 renounceable rights offer at $NZ0.42 per share, which will raise the ASX-listed company’s equity by $NZ25 million ($22,880,112). This increase in capital will allow NZOG to take part in explorations and produce assets in Australia and New Zealand by investing in growth projects. …
Pavo-1 well

Canarvon progresses Apus-1 drilling

Carnarvon Energy has provided an update on the Apus-1 well. Located near the Darodo discovery in the Bedout Basin, the well is being drilled under the WA-438-P exploration permit, which Carnarvon holds a 20 per cent interest. On April 13 a surface conductor has been successfully installed in the well, and a 17 1/2-inch hole …
Gippsland Basin

Cooper granted Gippsland Basin permit

Cooper Energy has been granted 100 per cent equity in the VIC/P80 exploration permit, located in the offshore Gippsland Basin, for a six-year term. The VIC/P80 permit zone is close to several oil and gas fields including Sole, Basker, Manta, Gummy, and Kipper. The primary three-year term will involve licensing 3D seismic data, as well …