bayu undan

Bayu-Undan CCS project enters FEED phase

Santos, as operator of the Bayu-Undan offshore gas production facility, has announced entry into the front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase for the proposed Bayu-Undan carbon capture and storage (CCS) project.  Read more

Cue’s NT drilling faces delays

Cue Energy is continuing planning for quarter one of 2022 for the Palm Valley and Dingo exploration well drilling program in the Northern Territory. In December last year the Ensign Rig 963 was contracted by the permit operator (Central) to drill Palm Valley -12/12A and Dingo-5 in the Amadeus Basin. The Rig was expected to …
Santos

NOPSEMA accepts plan for new seismic survey

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has accepted Santos’ proposal to undertake a 3D seismic marine survey over three petroleum permit areas in the Bonaparte Basin, offshore Western Australia and the Northern Territory. The survey will be conducted over petroleum permit areas WA-454-P, WA-27-R and WA-40-R, with the data required to develop …
hydrogen

NT hydrogen project awarded major project status

The Northern Territory Government has awarded major project status to an off-grid hydrogen project in Central Australia. The Desert Bloom Hydrogen project is a staged commercial-scale green hydrogen operation. Chief minister Michael Gunner said Desert Bloom marks the Territory’s first major hydrogen project. “With one of the best solar resources in the world and the …
Santos sells Barossa interests

Santos sells Barossa interests

Santos has agreed to the sale of 12.5 per cent interest to JERA in the Barossa project, to be complete in the first half of 2022. When the sale is complete, JERA will reimburse Santos for its share of capital expenditure on the project from the start date to finish. The total consideration due to Santos …
Santos

Santos puts forward further plans for Barossa

The national petroleum regulator is assessing Santos’ Barossa Development for its plans to commence a drilling and well campaign in the second quarter of 2022. The company advised that, as part of the approved development, it wants to begin the petroleum activity in production licence NT/L1. The Barossa Development was accepted by the National Offshore …

Hydrogen to assist in 50 per cent slash in NT emissions

Northern Territory government has detailed a plan to reach 50 per cent renewables on the jurisdiction’s largest power grid by the end of the decade.  The he government has released its Renewable Hydrogen Master Plan, which it estimates will bring in over $3.5 billion and 2,500 jobs for the territory.  The Master Plan focuses on …
Hub to be developed in Northern Territory

NT hub to reduce emissions

Australian’s national science agency CSIRO, the Northern Territory Government, and industry and engineering companies have joined forces to develop a path towards rapid emissions reductions across the energy sector in Northern Australia.  CSIRO will lead the new consortium in the development of a business case to assess the viability of a large-scale carbon capture utilisation …
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 …

NOPSEMA awards approval for Jadestone’s NT well

Jadestone Energy has secured approval from the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to drill development well H6 in permit area AC/L7, in the Montrara field Northern Territory. The Montara field lies 690km east of Darwin in a water depth of 80m, 621km NNE of Broome and 147km from Ashmore Reef in …