Atlas reaches multiple milestones

Jemena has completed all the Atlas Gas Pipeline Project’s mainline pipeline construction activities within the past month, as well as successfully completing hydrotesting last week and achieving “excellent” drilling reports. These milestones mean that the project is well on track to start delivering new gas supplies to Australian consumers by the end of the year. …
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Dorado-3 flow test exceeds expectations

Earlier this month, joint venture partners Carnarvon Petroleum and aria-label=” (opens in a new tab)” href=”https://www.santos.com/” target=”_blank”>Santos were preparing to undertake flow testing at the Baxter reservoir, the deepest Dorado-3 appraisal well reservoir. Carnarvon Managing Director Adrian Cook said the recently completed flow tests showed initial results comfortably exceeding pre-test expectations. The flow rate achieved …
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Bengal acquires gas acreage and pipeline

Bengal’s newly acquired assets are located in close proximity to the company’s 100 per cent owned and operated ATP 394 Barrolka Permit in the Cooper Basin. Bengal plans to integrate surface data from the four petroleum leases to enhance its understanding of ATP 394 and finalise the selection of exploration and appraisal drilling locations. “These …
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Otway Basin mooring chains fail

The offshore Otway gas exploration program located off the Victorian coast has experienced a setback following the failure of two mooring chains. /wp:paragraph –> Two of the eight Diamond Offshore Ocean Monarch drilling rig’s mooring chains have failed and will require repairs, while the six that remain intact will need to be inspected. Due to …
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Senex and Jemena complete $50m deal

In an agreement worth $50 million, Jemena has taken ownership of the Roma North gas processing facility and pipeline, and it will continue to transport Senex’s gas to market under a gas tolling arrangement. The agreement also includes the potential for a low-cost expansion of the facility’s initial processing capacity from approximately 6 PJ/a to …
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Otway Basin well spudding

The onshore gas exploration well Dombey-1 has commenced spudding as of this week. Dombey-1 is located in PEL 494, approximately 25 km northwest of Haselgrove-3 ST1 in the adjoining PPL-62 licence, which contains gas discoveries in the Pretty Hill Formation and Sawpit Sandstone. The two reservoirs are the primary targets for Dombey-1. Upon a successful …
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Equus targeting first gas in 2024

The engineering and design process for the development plan was completed by McDermott International and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) and comprises three production wells tied back to a floating production storage and offtake (FPSO), as well as a 160 km dry gas export pipeline to a nearshore 2 Mtpa floating LNG (FLNG) facility …
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Spud plans for Reid’s Dome as court date looms

Located in PL 231 in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, equity stakes in the Reid’s Dome Gas Project have been in dispute this year, with project operator State Gas and Dome Petroleum Resources currently at odds over Dome’s 20 per cent interest. Previous attempts at settling the matter have been unsuccessful and the two companies are set …
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Australia hits record oil and gas production

Australian petroleum and gas production both rose 16 per cent from the previous year to achieve record numbers, with petroleum hitting 1,010 MMboe and gas reaching 5,082 PJ. LNG production also rose 22 per cent to a record 75 million t, resulting in a 61 per cent rise in export revenue to $50 billion. EnergyQuest …
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