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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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Rig mobilised to Apus-1 well

Carnarvon Energy has confirmed the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig has mobilised to the Apus-1 well, located in the WA-437-P exploration permit, Bedout Sub-Basin, offshore Western Australia. The company expects drilling to begin within the week following it recently completing the successful drilling of the Pavo-1 well, located close to the Apus-1 well location. …
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Pavo-1 well makes material oil discovery

Santos and Carnarvon Energy have confirmed the Pavo-1 exploration well has a significant oil discovery 46 kilometres east of the Dorado field in the Bedout Sub-Basin, offshore Western Australia. The well was drilled on the northern culmination of the greater Pavo structure and encountered a 60-metre gross hydrocarbon column in the primary Caley member reservoir …
Dorado Project

Dorado on target for FID

Carnarvon Energy has reported that design and engineering work for the production facilities for the Dorado Phase 1 liquids development continues to progress as expected.  Read more

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Noble Tom Prosser drills Pavo

Following Carnarvon’s previous update, the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig has commenced operations, drilling the surface hole down to 175 m on the Pavo-1 well.  The conductor has been installed and cemented in place, following which the 17.5 inch hole was drilled to a section depth of 1,009 m with the casing cemented in …
Tom Prosser drilling rig

Rig moves to Pavo-1 well

Carnarvon has announced the Noble Tom Prosser jackup drilling rig is currently moving to its Pavo-1 well location in the Bedout basin.  Drilling is expected to commence forthwith after allowing for towing and setup and Carnarvon estimates a gross mean recoverable volume of 82 million barrels of liquids and 108 Bcf of gas.  Carnarvon managing …

Santos awards Atteris Dorado subsea contract

Atteris has secured the subsea front-end engineering design feed (FEED) for the Dorado development by Santos in the Bedout Sub-Basin, Western Australia. The engineering design work will include flow assurance definition and design of the subsea system connecting the wellhead platform to the FPSO including the flexible flowlines, dynamic risers and a mid-water arch structure. …
Dorado Project

Sembcorp secures Dorado project contract

Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters has secured a contract from Altera Infrastructure GP LLC, to undertake the front-end engineering design (FEED) work for the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility for the Dorado project. Located offshore Western Australia, Dorado is an integrated oil and gas project which is expected to have an initial oil …