Empire compares Carpentaria to US shale

Empire Energy has received core results that reinforce the company’s view that the Velkerri Shale at the Carpentaria-1 well in the Northern Territory has world-class potential. The results confirm that the Middle Velkerri Shale targets in Empire’s EP187, located in the Beetaloo Sub-basin, have world-class rock characteristics and compare favourably to shale basins in the …

Empire nears Carpentaria well approval

Empire Energy expects the Northern Territory Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWAS) to approve its environment management plan (EMP) for a four-stage hydraulic stimulation of the Carpentaria-1 well by the end of this quarter. Outlined in a quarterly report, Empire is advancing a tendering process among prospective service providers to conduct the hydraulic …

APA presents updated Amadeus pipeline arrangement

APA Group subsidiary APT Pipelines has submitted a revised access arrangement for the Amadeus gas pipeline (AGP) in the Northern Territory to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER). The AGP is a bi-directional transmission pipeline that extends from the Amadeus Basin in the south of the Northern Territory to Darwin in the north, transporting natural gas …
Beetaloo Basin

Roads improvement to support Beetaloo potential

Access to the Beetaloo Basin in the Northern Territory is set to for improvement after the Australian Government unveiled its Gas Industry Roads Upgrade program. Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt advised that as part of the program, the roads upgrade will provide quality infrastructure …
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Armour downsizes with Santos deal

Armour Energy has executed the sale of its remaining 30 per cent interest in a portion of the South Nicholson Basin exploration project onshore the Northern Territory and Queensland to Santos. Under the agreement, first announced in late December, Santos will acquire 100 per cent ownership of ATP 1087, the application permit areas in Queensland …

Oil and gas jobs to rise despite challenging year: AMMA

The Australian oil and gas sector is expected to create an additional 2280 production jobs by the end of 2026, according to a workforce forecasting report by the Australian Resources and Energy Group AMMA. Despite a year where the oil price fell and growth in Australian sector was hit, the Resources and Energy Workforce Forecast …

Beetaloo Basin key to NT gas growth

Gas exploration and development in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo sub-Basin will be accelerated to create jobs, provide economic benefits and ensure Australia remains a world leader in the production of natural gas. Federal Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt said the Australian Government’s approach would speed up exploration and production in the …

Empire puts forward Carpentaria environment case

Empire Energy has submitted an environment management plan (EMP) for hydraulic stimulation of the vertical Carpentaria-1 well in the Northern Territory. The company has also applied for clearance to commence drilling and hydraulic stimulation of a section from the Carpentaria-1 wellbore targeting the Middle Velkerri Shale. Northern Territory’s Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security …
Tamboran Resources

Tamboran sweetens Beetaloo Basin position with acquisiton

Tamboran Resources has acquired Sweetpea Petroleum in a deal that will result in the company significantly bolstering its position in the Beetaloo Basin, Northern Territory. Under the agreement, Tamboran will acquire all of the shares in Sweetpea in exchange for Longview Petroleum taking a 29.95 per cent share of Tamboran following the transaction. Longview is …
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Kyalla JV to execute next phase of Beetaloo operations

Joint venture partners Origin Energy and Falcon Oil & Gas (FOG) are pushing operations forward at the Kyalla 117 well in the Beetaloo sub-basin, Northern Territory. Last month, the JV outlined that operations were being planned to re-enter Kyalla 117 with coiled tubing and apply nitrogen lift to lower the pressure in the wellborn and …