Shell Australia set for new chief

Ms Yujnovich will begin her new position from 1 January 2020 and will be based at Shell’s global headquarters in The Hague, the Netherlands. She will be succeeded as country chair by current Shell Australia East Vice President Tony Nunan who has also previously been the company’s QGC Vice President. Ms Yujnovich, who joined Shell …
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State Gas spuds Aldinga East-1A well

The Aldinga East-1A well – located in PL 231 in central eastern Queensland – is being drilled by noopener” aria-label=” (opens in a new tab)”>Gas Field Services Rig 12 to a planned total depth of 1,200 m after spudding this morning. The well will investigate the gas potential of the Reid’s Dome Beds coal measures …
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MCN1 drilling update

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ATP 2021 JV to drill Vali-1

The Vali prospect is an anticlinal closure located in the southern part of ATP 2021 in Queensland’s Cooper Basin. ATP 2021 operator Vintage Energy will use Schlumberger’s SLR-185 rig to drill the Vali-1 well that is located within a 15–40 km radius to reservoirs with proven gas production. The Vali prospect contains the primary target, …
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Tamarind acquires NZ oil and gas assets

The transaction comprises production from the Cheal and Sidewinder oil and gas fields; new discoveries under development at Puka, Supplejack and Cardiff; the three production facilities in the Taranaki Basin and significant exploration opportunities. Tamarind Managing Director Ian Angell said the company is pleased with its NZ onshore acquisition despite following on from the disappointing …
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Santos awards major Barossa contract

Santos has contracted href=”https://allseas.com/” target=”_blank”>Allseas Group for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the 260 km gas export pipeline. The pipeline will tie the Barossa gas field, located 300 km north of Darwin, into the existing Bayu Undan to Darwin Pipeline. Currently, the Barossa project is in its front-end engineering phase and includes a …
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Galilee Basin production casing begins

Comet Ridge is drilling the Albany 2 well in the Galilee Basin as part of the Galilee Deeps Joint Venture (GDJV) 2019 drilling program with Vintage Energy Limited. Recently, fishing operations to retrieve the logging tool down the wellbore resulted in partial recovery, with the remainder of the tool to be left below the production …
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West Erregulla-2 complete

Strike Energy has successfully perforated the well across the Kingia zone, set the packer and run the 3.5 inch (89 mm) production tubing string into West Erregulla-2. The wellhead is now being installed and the Easternwell 106 rig has been released from the well. Strike Managing Director Stuart Nicholls said the release of the rig …
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Broome to develop $100m floating hub

The McGowan Government has approved the Kimberley Marine Support Base (KMSB) proposal, a floating jetty that will position Broome as a major service hub for Western Australia’s oil and gas industry. The $110 million project will comprise a 180 m by 180 m floating wharf along with other associated onshore terminal facilities that will create …
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