otway

Phase 5 approvals for Otway secured

Phase 5 of the early dive installation environment plan for Beach Energy’s partially owned Otway Gas Development has been officially approved by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA). Early dive installation activities are to be centred around the Thylacine Diverless Integration Skid (T-DIS), which is located approximately 30 m from the …
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Early dive installation at Otway underway

Early dive installation at Beach Energy’s partially owned Otway Gas Development is to be untaken in a single campaign, according to the proposed environment plan (EP). The early dive installation campaign is a key component of Beach Energy’s EP and is required to prepare for the future tie-in of the Thylacine development wells. The wells …

Defiance and Trident: 3D Oil’s new Otway gas targets

3D Oil has delineated two near-field exploration targets, Defiance and Trident, with Director Hydrocarbon Indicators down-dip from the existing La Bella gas discovery. Detailed seismic interpretation has been completed around the local La Bella-1 area and the newly identified leads have been correlated to the La Bella-1 offset well. Much like the La Bella gas …

Growth plan announced for offshore Otway gas hub

Cooper Energy has announced an updated growth plan for its offshore Otway gas hub, with plans to further develop and deliver new supply through the Athena Gas Plant. The completion of the upgrade to the Athena Gas Plant and the cutover from the Iona Gas Plant to the Athena Gas Plant in December 2021 has …
Otway Gas

Athena Gas Plant experiences setback

Cooper Energy has provided an update on its operations in the Gippsland, Otway and Cooper Basins, with the Athena Gas Plant showing a decrease in processing rates. Otway Basin Due to a mechanical failure that resulted in a two-day plant shutdown, the Athena Gas Plant has shown a 19 per cent decrease in its average …
Orbost Gas Processing Plant

Orbost processing rate on the rise

Cooper Energy has reported that the average processing rate at the Orbost Gas Processing Plant (OGPP), owned by APA Group, reached 44.3 terajoules a day (TJ/d) in December. This indicated a 5 per cent rise compared to the month prior which recorded 42 TJ/d. The higher average processing rate in December reflects improvements due to …
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Beach Energy approved for Otway well development

Beach Energy has been given the green light by the national petroleum regulator to undertake subsea installation and commissioning activities associated with the Otway offshore phase four development in Victoria. Outlined in its environment plan to the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA), the project is located in petroleum production licence VIC/L23, …
OGPP

Cooper advances Orbost

The Orbost Gas Processing Plant (OGPP) absorber cleans have been completed and a spray nozzle test is now underway, according to the latest update from Cooper Energy.  Following installation of new spray nozzles from late September to early October, OGPP – a gas plant owned and operated by APA Group - produced at 45 TJ/day for most of a two-week …
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Otway Gas Development under assessment

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is assessing Beach Energy’s environment plan (EP) for the Otway phase 5 early dive installation campaign. Beach Energy is proposing an early dive installation campaign in the vicinity of the Thylacine wellhead platform, located 70 km offshore from Port Campbell, Victoria.   All proposed activity is …

Beach Energy on high despite Western Flank troubles

Beach Energy managing director Matt Kay has described the 2021 financial year as challenging for the company’s Western Flank, but it remains in a strong position as it delivers on its gas growth projects in the Perth and Otway Basins. Outlined in its 2021 financial year results, Beach Energy has two expiration successes in the …