Carnarvon boosts Bedout database following survey

Carnarvon Petroleum has completed the Keraudren extension 3D seismic survey, acquiring an additional 2600km2 over the Bedout Basin, Western Australia. This area contains a large seriatim of 50 prospects and leads, many with stacked targets, in a diverse range of plays and with direct access to the interpreted hydrocarbon source kitchens. The prospects and leads …
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Santos initiates Dorado FEED

Santos has entered into the front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase for the Dorado project, offshore Western Australia. The project is an integrated oil and gas project which is planned to be developed in two phases. Phase one of the development includes the production of oil and condensate through a well head platform (WHP) and …
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Santos step closer to Bedout drilling campaign

The national petroleum regulator is currently assessing Santos’ environment plan to drill up to 12 wells in the Bedout Basin on the North West Shelf (NWS), Western Australia. The exploration and appraisal wells are located in permit areas WA-437-P, WA-438-P and WA-541-P in water depths of 30m to 110m. The permit areas are within offshore …
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Carnarvon, Santos prepare for Bedout drilling

Carnarvon Petroleum has started planning for exploration drilling of its wells in the Bedout Basin offshore Western Australia. The company advised that the operator Santos had taken delivery of the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig, which is currently working on other operations prior to its mobilisations to the Bedout Basin. Both wells target prospects …
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Santos, Carnarvon progress Dorado survey

Carnarvon Petroleum has confirmed that the Archer 3D seismic acquisition is progressing over the Dorado field offshore Western Australia. The company advised that the operator, Santos, reported that around 63 per cent of the planned 1600km2 seismic survey has been acquired. The Archer 3D is being acquired over the Dorado field and surrounding near-field prospectivity, …
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Carnarvon set to begin survey of Dorado

Carnarvon Petroleum has secured the Shearwater Geo Coral vessel and has commenced acquisition of the Archer 3D to cover the Dorado field, Western Australia. The Archer 3D is being acquired, in conjunction with the contiguous WA-541-P joint venture, with an alternative azimuth to the current Capreolus and Keraudren 3D datasets, most particularly over the Dorado …
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New wells on the cards for Santos

Santos has proposed to drill up to 12 wells in the Bedout Basin on the North West Shelf (NWS), Western Australia. Outlined in its environment plan to the national petroleum regulator, the exploration and appraisal wells are located in permit areas WA-437-P, WA-438-P and WA-541-P in water depths of 30m to 110m. The permit areas …
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Santos to expand North West Shelf exploration

Santos is preparing for a five-year vessel-based range of surveys in three separate areas in the North West Shelf offshore Western Australia following approval from the national regulator. The eight permit areas include: WA-437-P; WA-438-P; WA-541-P; WA WA-1-P; WA-209-P; WA-41-L; WA-33-R; and WA-510-P. Santos will use the data acquired from these surveys to determine seabed …
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Santos on track for WA survey

The national regulator has cleared Santos to undertake a 3D seismic marine survey over a portion of exploration permit areas in the Bedout Sub-Basin, offshore Western Australia. The company outlined that the survey will take place in permits WA-437-P and WA-541-P and surrounding waters in the sub-basin in Commonwealth waters. The data is required to …
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Carnarvon, Santos secure rig for Bedout wells

Joint venture partners Santos and Carnarvon Petroleum have contracted Noble Tom Prosser to drill the Pavo-1 and Apus-1 exploration wells in Western Australia. Apus and Pavo are two material exploration targets near the Dorado discovery in the Bedout Basin. Drilling of the prospects has been planned for late 2021 and early 2022. The drilling program …
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