Pavo-1 well

Canarvon progresses Apus-1 drilling

Carnarvon Energy has provided an update on the Apus-1 well. Located near the Darodo discovery in the Bedout Basin, the well is being drilled under the WA-438-P exploration permit, which Carnarvon holds a 20 per cent interest. On April 13 a surface conductor has been successfully installed in the well, and a 17 1/2-inch hole …
Gippsland Basin

Cooper granted Gippsland Basin permit

Cooper Energy has been granted 100 per cent equity in the VIC/P80 exploration permit, located in the offshore Gippsland Basin, for a six-year term. The VIC/P80 permit zone is close to several oil and gas fields including Sole, Basker, Manta, Gummy, and Kipper. The primary three-year term will involve licensing 3D seismic data, as well …
Scarborough field project map

MMA awarded contract with Woodside

Marine and subsea solutions company MMA Offshore has announced a new contract with Woodside Energy. As the operator of the Scarborough Joint Venture, MMA will support field development drilling for the project in 2023. “This contract further strengthens our forward order book with the MMA Inscription now under contract through to the first half of …
Pavo-1 well

Rig mobilised to Apus-1 well

Carnarvon Energy has confirmed the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig has mobilised to the Apus-1 well, located in the WA-437-P exploration permit, Bedout Sub-Basin, offshore Western Australia. The company expects drilling to begin within the week following it recently completing the successful drilling of the Pavo-1 well, located close to the Apus-1 well location. …
Dorado

Dorado production licence confirmed

The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) has agreed to grant the joint venture a life-of-field production licence (PL) for the four blocks containing the Dorado field. The joint venture, consisting of Carnarvon Energy and Santos, has accepted the PL offer, with a PL to be granted by NOPTA shortly. Once granted, the PL enables …
Pavo-1 well

Pavo-1 well makes material oil discovery

Santos and Carnarvon Energy have confirmed the Pavo-1 exploration well has a significant oil discovery 46 kilometres east of the Dorado field in the Bedout Sub-Basin, offshore Western Australia. The well was drilled on the northern culmination of the greater Pavo structure and encountered a 60-metre gross hydrocarbon column in the primary Caley member reservoir …

Production begins for Gippsland processing facility to recycle CO2

Esso Australia, subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia, has started the construction of a new Air Liquide facility that will capture, and reuse carbon dioxide (CO2) extracted from Gippsland gas. Chair of ExxonMobil Australia Dylan Pugh said that construction of the Air Liquide facility next to the Longford Gas Conditioning Plant will allow CO2 captured during the processing …
Dorado Project

Dorado on target for FID

Carnarvon Energy has reported that design and engineering work for the production facilities for the Dorado Phase 1 liquids development continues to progress as expected.  Read more