Woodside to decommission Browse wellheads

Woodside Energy is planning to decommission four exploration wellheads in the Browse joint venture. The wellheads proposed to be decommissioned are Brecknock-4, Calliance-1, Calliance-2 and Calliance-3. The wells themselves have already been approved as permanently plugged and abandoned. The wellheads are located within the permits WA-32-R and WA-28-R around 380 km north of Broome, at …
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 …
Western Gas, Prominence complete Sasanof-1 term sheet

Western Gas’ Sasanof-1 falls short

The Sasanof-1 exploration well has been drilled to a total depth of 2390 m by the Valaris MS-1 rig without incident. However, no commercial hydrocarbons were intersected. As a result, the well will now be plugged and permanently abandoned. De-mobilisation activities will then commence. “Obviously this is a disappointing result, but we can be proud …
Yolla infill

Seismic reprocessing finds Yolla West drillable

In Beach Energy’s recent reprocessing of existing 3D seismic data over the Yolla Field, it has revealed a previously unidentified fault block, Yolla West, is now drillable from the existing Yolla platform. If successful, Yolla West could be connected to the already existing Lang Lang Gas Plant shortly after drilling. Beach Energy has decided to …
Kanga-1 well

Finder Energy makes drilling progress at Kanga-1

The Diamond Offshore Ocean Apex semi-submersible drilling rig has drilled the intermediate 7.5-inch hole section of Finder Energy’s Kanga-1 well. The company advised that it reach 2075 mRT1 and the 12 3/8-inch casing had been run through the Western Australian offshore well. The 12 ¼-inch hole section will now be drilled to around 3128 m …
Kanga-1 well

Drilling of Kanga-1 well to commence

The Diamond Offshore Ocean Apex semi-submersible drilling rig has mobilised to the Kanga-1 well, Finder Energy has announced. Drilling of the Kanga-1 well is expected to commence over the weekend. If no issues are encountered, it will take around 25 days to complete, and will reach a total depth of 3,300 metres. Located in the …
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 …
Pavo-1 well

Carnarvon spuds Apus-1 well

Carnarvon Energy has commenced drilling at the Apus-1 well, located 27 kilometres southwest of the successful Pavo-1 well, offshore Western Australia. The Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig has commenced operations at Apus-1 with the drilling of the surface hole down to around 175 metres measured depth (MD), and installation of the surface conductor. The …
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. …