GBDJV well hits total depth

JV partners Comet Ridge and Vintage Energy have drilled the well to a depth of 2,822 m, with strong gas shows having been measured through all four sandstone packages. Preparations are now underway for logging activities, which are anticipated to begin this week with operations to provide more detailed information on the reservoir characteristics. The …

Gas flows increasing at Glenaras

The company is pursuing its multilateral pilot program in the Galilee Basin, reporting all five lateral wells have continued to perform strongly and are on continuous production. Galilee said recent results indicate that there is no strong directional permeability in the field’s coal, with coal performance quite uniform across each well, boding well for the …

GBDJV rig moves to Albany-1

The GBDJV rig has completed casing in Albany-2 with a 4.5 inch (add mm) casing run to a measured depth of 2,599 m and cemented in place, making the upper Lake Galilee reservoir sands and the top section of the thick lower sand available for stimulation and testing later this year. The rig was then …

Galilee Basin production casing begins

Comet Ridge is drilling the Albany 2 well in the Galilee Basin as part of the Galilee Deeps Joint Venture (GDJV) 2019 drilling program with Vintage Energy Limited. Recently, fishing operations to retrieve the logging tool down the wellbore resulted in partial recovery, with the remainder of the tool to be left below the production …

Glenaras reaches significant milestone

Galilee’s 100 per cent owned and operated Glenaras multilateral pilot program in the Galilee Basin has achieved a measured gas flow of 15–20 Mscd in aggregate. These gas rates, measured via orifice plate meters at each well, are steadily increasing as fluid levels in the wells are reduced further. Galilee Managing Director Peter Lansom said …

GBDJV reaches Stage 2 funding

The GBDJV has reached its pre-determined Stage 2 funding point of $10 million (gross), triggering an increase in Vintage Energy’s equity from 15 per cent to 30 per cent. Vintage had been contributing to Stage 2 costs on a 50-50 basis and the JV previously operated with equity shares of 15 per cent and 85 …

GBDJV well commences coring operations

Earlier this week, coring operations commenced at the Albany-2 well, located in the Galilee Basin, Queensland. These operations follow the running and cementing of 7 inch (177 mm) casing down to 2,452 m in the well, with one 27 m core cut from 2,455 m to 2,482 m. This core was 100 per cent recovered …

GBDJV well approaching total depth

JV participants Comet Ridge and Vintage Energy spudded Albany-2 at the end of July and the well is being used to appraise the gas potential of the 61 km2 Albany Field. After the 7 inch (177 mm) casing was run down to 2,452 m in the well, it was then cemented in order to prepare for coring operations to …

GBDJV well closing on target zone

JV participants Comet Ridge and Vintage Energy spudded the Albany-2 well at the end of July and are currently drilling ahead at 853 m after setting surface casing at 708 m. The planned total depth of the well is 2,752 m and drilling, coring and logging operations are expected to take approximately 31 days. At …

APA granted survey licence for Galilee pipeline

APA plans to build, own and operate the 240 km pipeline, connecting gas sources operated by noreferrer”>Comet Ridge and Vintage Energy in the state’s Galilee Basin to the gas processing and distribution hub in Moranbah. The pipeline would provide a route to market for Comet Ridge and Vintage’s Galilee Deeps Joint Venture, as well as …