Santos rises to record production

Santos has delivered record production volumes in the first half of 2020 after increasing its equity in the Bayu-Undan operation in the Timor Sea through an acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ northern Australia and Timor-Leste assets. Read more

BP receives clearance to drill Ironbark

BP has been given the green light by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to drill the Ironbark-1 exploration well in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia.
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Chevron puts North West Shelf stake on the market

Chevron Australia has decided to put its non-operating 16.67 per cent interest in the North West Shelf project in Western Australia on the market following a number of unsolicited approaches from buyers.

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Carnarvon grows interest in Belgravia

Carnarvon Petroleum has significantly increased its interest and become the operator of the Outtrim project in the Northern Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia. Read more

Karoon stays optimistic despite salary cuts

Karoon Energy does not believe the impact of COVID-19 represents a permanent long-term destruction in oil demand, with the company expecting a rebound as economic activity returns. Read more

New Standard delays WA rehab due to COVID-19

The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety (DMIRS) has advised New Standard Energy to complete decommissioning and rehabilitation work on five permits in the Carnarvon Basin and Canning Basin. Read more