Indigenous groups in the Kimberley region of Western Australia have voted to oppose fracking in the area.
A Key Petroleum subsidiary has received approval for amendments to its work programs in the Cooper Eromanga Basin.
Armour Energy’s Kincora Gas Project has encountered minor drilling difficulties.
State Gas has spudded the Primero West-1 well at the Reid’s Dome Gas Project.
MEC Resources has refused to back the drilling of a Sydney Offshore Basin well without first undertaking a 3D seismic survey.
Cooper Energy has completed its resource assessment of the Annie and Elanora prospects offshore in the Otway Basin.
The Queensland government has released another large expanse of land for gas exploration.
The Australian government yesterday awarded seven new offshore petroleum exploration permits.
Santos has spudded the second of two appraisal wells at an oil project in Queensland.
Investment in Australia’s oil and gas offshore basins, such as the Great Australian Bight, is “the absolute priority of the commonwealth”, according to Federal Resources Minister Matthew Canavan.
Santos has completed seismic works at the Southern Amadeus Joint Venture (JV) in the Northern Territory.
Bass Oil has started the construction of a new drilling site in South Sumatra, Indonesia.
Melbana Energy has reported encouraging signs from data reviews from the 3D seismic survey of the Beehive Prospect.
Drilling of Buru Energy’s Ungani West 1 well in Western Australia’s Ungani Oil Field has progressed to a depth of 1,710 m.
The joint operating committee for the Reid’s Dome Gas Project has approved the drilling of the Nyanda-4 well located in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Following the completion of its Myall Creek 4A well and the commencement of gas sales, Armour Energy has seen an independently verified increase in its estimated petroleum reserves from the Kincora Oil and Gas Project in the Bowen-Surat Basin.
The Memooloo 2 vertical well at the Comet Ridge-operated Mahalo Gas Project has been spudded.
Triangle Energy has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire an additional 15 per cent in the TP/15 exploration permit in the offshore northern Perth Basin.
Real Energy is encouraged by the performance of two of the company’s Tamarama wells in the Cooper Basin, South Australia.
Beach Energy’s CEO Matt Kay says the company’s acquisition of Lattice Energy has been transformational.
There are fears climate policy being considered by the Northern Territory’s Labor Government could damage the onshore gas industry.
State Gas has outlined the company’s planned drilling program at the Reid’s Dome Gas Project in the Bowen Basin, Central Queensland.
Strike Energy’s Jaws-1 project wells, located in the Cooper Basin, have entered into the gas desorption phase.
The first of two appraisal wells Jarrar Oil Field has intersected an oil column been drilled to total depth and logged in the Naccowlah Block, southwest Queensland.
According to industry insiders, ExxonMobil has completed the Baldfish well, part of the company’s developments in Bass Strait.
Carnarvon Petroleum has completed initial assessments of follow-up prospects in close proximity to the company’s discovery of oil at Dorado-1.