New study to unlock potential of Bowen Basin

KPMG, in partnership with GHD and Netherland, Swell & Associates, have been contracted by the Queensland Government to deliver a concept study for a gas pipeline to unlock the Bowen Basin. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said the initial concept phase of the $5 million Bowen Basin pipeline study is underway and would investigate potential pipeline …
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Blue Energy signs H2 supply deal with Stanmore

Blue Energy has executed an agreement with Stanmore Resources to supply hydrogen from its future pilot production activities in its ATP814 tenement in the Bowen Basin, Queensland. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) comes after Blue Energy and Stanmore previously announced a non-binding MOU for the commercialisation of mine gas from Stanmore’s proposed underground operation adjacent …
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State Gas confidence boosted from Serocold results

State Gas has finally accessed the Serocold-1 well in the Bowen Basin in Queensland following heavy rain in March that gave rise to local flooding and made in-field roads temporality impassable. The Serocold-1 work-over cleaned out the section below the previous pump depth and installed a liner which enabled the down-hole pump to be set …
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Origin snags Wallumbilla hub gas deal with Blue Energy

Blue Energy has executed a 10-year agreement with Origin Energy to supply 300 petajoules (PJ) of gas from its Northern Bowen Basin coal seam tenure in Queensland to Wallumbilla. The non-binding heads of agreement (HOA), the second executed by Blue Energy, facilitates the delivery of North Bowen Basin gas into the main east coast domestic …
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State Gas cracks the code at Reid’s Dome

State Gas has advised that the Nyanda-4 well, part of its Reid’s Dome project in Queensland, has provided exceptional results, producing 620,000 cubic feet. The company is currently undertaking production testing of three coal seam gas (CSG) wells in the Nyanda area at Reid’s Dome in order to appraise the area for early development. The …
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Santos to develop more domestic gas for Qld

Santos has been given the green light by the Queensland Government for a new Surat and Bowen Basin project that will see more gas made available for the domestic market. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said the company has been granted an authority to prospect (ATP) over a 764km2 parcel of land 65km east of Surat, …
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Queensland exploration leads the way: ABS

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has revealed that Queensland’s exploration sector continues to grow with more than $228 million invested in petroleum exploration in 2020. Outlined in its quarterly statistics on mineral and petroleum exploration expenditure, petroleum expenditure rose by 3.1 percent, indicating a $6.9 million increase in December 2020 compared to September 2020. …
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Senex achieves production target at Atlas

Senex Energy is set to continue increasing production at the Atlas natural gas processing facility after hitting nameplate capacity ahead of schedule at the Queensland site. The company reported that production at the first nameplate capacity of 32 terajoules a day (TJ/d) was achieved ahead of schedule and that output would continue to increase. Senex …
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State Gas builds production at QLD well

State Gas has reported that its Nyanda-4 well, part of the Reid’s Dome gas project in Queensland, is producing at a rate of 100,000 cubic feet a day and rising. The company outlined that this mark is higher than the rates chained at similar stages in prior testing, and is an important milestone in achieving …
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Gas explorer secures Surat, Bowen Basin blocks

Queensland has welcomed a new gas explorer with AusGasCo being given the green light to explore for gas in the Bowen and Surat Basins. The company has been appointed preferred tenderer for two blocks, located to the east and south-east of Injune, totalling 114km2. Queensland Minister for Resources Scott Stewart said the first time explorer …
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