Beetaloo Basin

NT portal to boost confidence for onshore petroleum work

The Northern Territory Government has created a portal for the public to access key information and data about onshore petroleum activities. The Petroleum Onshore Information NT (POINT) portal provides information relating to proposed and approved activities, including environmental approvals, environment management plans, monitoring data and compliance reporting. POINT also contributes to the government’s commitment of …

Empire compares Carpentaria to US shale

Empire Energy has received core results that reinforce the company’s view that the Velkerri Shale at the Carpentaria-1 well in the Northern Territory has world-class potential. The results confirm that the Middle Velkerri Shale targets in Empire’s EP187, located in the Beetaloo Sub-basin, have world-class rock characteristics and compare favourably to shale basins in the …

Empire nears Carpentaria well approval

Empire Energy expects the Northern Territory Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWAS) to approve its environment management plan (EMP) for a four-stage hydraulic stimulation of the Carpentaria-1 well by the end of this quarter. Outlined in a quarterly report, Empire is advancing a tendering process among prospective service providers to conduct the hydraulic …
Beetaloo Basin

Roads improvement to support Beetaloo potential

Access to the Beetaloo Basin in the Northern Territory is set to for improvement after the Australian Government unveiled its Gas Industry Roads Upgrade program. Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt advised that as part of the program, the roads upgrade will provide quality infrastructure …

Beetaloo Basin key to NT gas growth

Gas exploration and development in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo sub-Basin will be accelerated to create jobs, provide economic benefits and ensure Australia remains a world leader in the production of natural gas. Federal Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt said the Australian Government’s approach would speed up exploration and production in the …

Empire puts forward Carpentaria environment case

Empire Energy has submitted an environment management plan (EMP) for hydraulic stimulation of the vertical Carpentaria-1 well in the Northern Territory. The company has also applied for clearance to commence drilling and hydraulic stimulation of a section from the Carpentaria-1 wellbore targeting the Middle Velkerri Shale. Northern Territory’s Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security …
Tamboran Resources

Tamboran sweetens Beetaloo Basin position with acquisiton

Tamboran Resources has acquired Sweetpea Petroleum in a deal that will result in the company significantly bolstering its position in the Beetaloo Basin, Northern Territory. Under the agreement, Tamboran will acquire all of the shares in Sweetpea in exchange for Longview Petroleum taking a 29.95 per cent share of Tamboran following the transaction. Longview is …
well drilling

Kyalla JV to execute next phase of Beetaloo operations

Joint venture partners Origin Energy and Falcon Oil & Gas (FOG) are pushing operations forward at the Kyalla 117 well in the Beetaloo sub-basin, Northern Territory. Last month, the JV outlined that operations were being planned to re-enter Kyalla 117 with coiled tubing and apply nitrogen lift to lower the pressure in the wellborn and …
Beetaloo Basin, Empire Energy

Beetaloo project to headline national recovery

More than 220,000 jobs will be created over the next two decades, with the national economic output estimated to increase by more than $350 billion if key oil and gas projects currently in the pipeline – including the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Basin – come to fruition, according to new Ernst & Young (E&Y) research. Most …

Jemena plans $5b investment in gas

Jemena has signed an agreement with Tamboran Resources to increase the capacity of its Northern gas pipeline (NGP) and extend it from the Northern Territory to Queensland. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) will see Jemena expedite plans to invest more than $5 billion in the NGP, while Tamboran, which holds 25 per cent of Santos’ …