Carnarvon locks in date for Buffalo spud

Drilling contractor Petrofac has identified the long lead equipment that will ensure Carnarvon Petroleum’s Buffalo-10 well offshore East Timor is drilled before the end of the year. Read more

Melbana sells Beehive prospect to EOG

Melbana Energy has entered into an agreement with EOG Resources to sell its WA-488-P permit which comprises the Beehive prospect, located in the Bonaparte Gulf, Northern Territory. Read more

Carnarvon on track for WA projects

The first quarter of 2021 for Carnarvon Petroleum has positioned it for an exciting year ahead, with multiple drilling operations progressing and the advancement of the Dorado project, Western Australia.  Read more

Carnarvon, Advance enter JV for Buffalo project

Advance Energy has successfully raised the capital required to acquire a 50 per cent interest in Carnarvon Petroleum’s Buffalo project, located offshore East Timor in the Bonaparte Basin.  Read more

New acreage release to boost offshore exploration

The oil and gas industries in Western Australia, Victoria, Northern Territory and the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands have been bolstered by the Australian Government’s 2020 offshore petroleum exploration acreage release.
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NOPTA gives Santos green light at Barossa

The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) has approved Santos’ application for a production licence for the Barossa field offshore Northern Territory. Read more

Melbana extends Beehive work program

The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator has approved Melbana Energy’s application for a 12-month suspension of the work program conditions for the Beehive prospects in the Bonaparte Gulf, Northern Territory. Read more