Mereenie, Palm Valley, Dingo bolster Cue

Cue Energy Resources has advised that the acquisition of Mereenie, Palm Valley and Dingo production assets in the Amadeus Basin, onshore Australia, was completed at the beginning of the month, adding to its growing production.    Outlined in the company’s latest quarterly report, production to Cue, which includes attributable onshore Australia, averaged approximately 1970 barrels …
Santos cooper basin

AGL microgrid helping Santos reach net zero by 2040

AGL has completed a hybrid microgrid that will power 13 oil pump loads in South Australia’s Cooper Basin, helping Santos to achieve its goal of becoming net zero by 2040.  In partnership with Santos, AGL has installed a microgrid which utilises solar, battery storage, generators and a monitoring and control system designed to respond to …
Mahalo North

Mahalo North 1 vertical well spuds

Comet Ridge has commenced drilling operations at the Mahalo North 1 vertical well in ATP 2048.  Spudding of the Queensland project began on Saturday 16 October, and was drilled by the Silver City Rig 23. Mahalo North 1 is located on the high-quality fairway in the southern part of licence region ATP 2048, around 4 …
Cliff Head

Triangle secures agreement with BP Singapore

The Cliff Head joint venture (CHJV) has entered into an agreement with BP Singapore for the sale and purchase of its crude oil produced at the Cliff Head oil field. Under the terms of the offtake agreement, BP Singapore will purchase 100 per cent of the crude produced from the Cliff Head oil field, commingled …
gas exports

Black Mountain granted export exemption

Black Mountain Energy has been granted an exemption to the export restrictions on domestic natural gas from the Western Australian government’s Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation (JTSI). In August 2020, Premier Mark McGowan announced that the WA Domestic Gas Policy would be amended to prevent the export of local gas to the eastern …
Cooper

Cooper Energy operations update

Cooper Energy has confirmed that Phase 2B capital works are now underway at the Orbost Gas Processing Plant, and the Athena Gas Plant is now commissioned and awaiting pipeline cutover.  Cooper Energy has provided an operations and finance update for its works in the following basins: Gippsland Basin  The company said that phase 2B works …
TEK-Ocean will be using the Ocean Spirit vessel

TEK-Ocean secures Bass Strait

Tek-Ocean has announced it will provide additional services in the Bass Strait during November and December using the newly rectified TEK-Ocean Spirit.  TEK-Ocean is an integrated service offering to clients in the oil and gas, marine and renewable energy sectors. The company reported it had been awarded further work in addition to existing contracts with …

Blue Energy locks in $10m for Bowen Basin

Blue Energy has secured $10 million in funding to access additional funding to advance its 2P reserve build up program in its 100 per cent held ATP 815 permit, which will underpin the non-binding gas supply agreement with Origin Energy, Energy Australia and Queensland Pacific Metals. ‘The 2P reserve build program will also underpin the …
Thylacine platform otway basin

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 …
Woodside

Woodside survey open for comment

Woodside is planning to conduct a marine seismic survey in exploration permit NT/P86 in Commonwealth waters offshore the Northern Territory. The survey will take place between May 1 and August 16 2022 and is part of Woodside’s work program commitments for the permit. NOPSEMA has opened the the proposed seismic survey for public comment, which …