Santos signs up for Jemena’s NGP

Under the three-year deal, Santos will transport approximately 8 TJs of gas per day across the $800 million pipeline to local mining and mineral processing operations in the Mount Isa region. With transportation agreements already in place with the Northern Territory’s Power and Water Corporation and more recently Incitec Pivot Limited, the Santos deal means …

Bridgeport releases petroleum reserves

It also reported 3,229 Mbbls in 1P reserves and 7,567 in 1C resources. A subsidiary of New Hope Corporation, Bridgeport has been operating oil projects since 2009. The company currently holds 10 petroleum leases in Queensland, as well as exploration tenements in Queensland, South Australia and Victoria. Bridgeport Energy CEO Chris Way said the release …

Greenvale appoints SRK for Alpha Project

Located approximately 50 km south of the town of Alpha and 500 km west of Rockhampton, the project focuses on the extraction of oil from a deposit consisting of an upper seam comprising cannel coal shale and a lower seam comprising torbanite oil shale lens enclosed in cannel coal shale. SRK plans to use new …
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Decmil awarded $150m QGC contract

The contract will cover construction activities, logistics and maintenance services across several of QGC’s upstream projects within the region. The contract also includes an option to extend for up to two years beyond the initial term. Decmil CEO and Managing Director Scott Criddle said the company looked forward to continuing its seven-year long relationship with …

Comet Ridge raises $17.4m for project development

The company will issue approximately 51.2 million placement shares within its current placement capacity, representing 7.6 per cent of its current issued capital. With the funds created from the placement, Come Ridge plans to fund the drilling and testing of the Mahalo Joint Venture with five new production wells currently in development. The company also …

Glenaras project starts measuring flow

Galilee Energy reported installation and commissioning of the new transformer and higher capacity variable speed drive to add additional flow capacity to Glenaras 12L has been completed and both wells are now back on full production. Both Glenaras 10L and Glenaras 12L are on continuous production with water rates of up to 3,600 barrels of …

Real prepares for fracture stimulation

Located in Queensland’s Cooper Basin, the Tamarama wells incorporate new well designs to enhance productivity through better alignment between hydraulic facture and the wellbore. By better aligning the wellbore, perforations and the hydraulic fracture with the prevailing stress direction, an optimised hydraulic fracture and enhanced flow should be achievable. Real anticipates it will conduct a …

MPC awarded Roma contract

Located in Queensland’s Surat Basin, the development will include 34 km of DN 500 gas pipeline, 34 km of DN 400 water pipeline and 35 km of 66 kV overhead powerline. The project is part of Santos’ ongoing investment in the gas field where the major Roma Hub compression facility can produce up to 145 …

LNG exports hitting highs ahead of gas meetings

The Australian reported the latest Gladstone Port data showed exports have been boosted by 6 per cent to 1.76 million t, which the highest in seven months and represents an annual rate of 20.7 million t/a. The annual rate was the third highest on record and was up 7 per cent from July. The noteworthy …

CSIRO: Good ambient air quality in Surat Basin

The purpose of the study is to provide quality scientific research and information to communities living in gas development regions such as the Surat Basin where a number of coal seam gas (CSG) operations exist. The CSIRO’s Gas Industry Social and Environmental Research Alliance (GISERA) collected air quality measurements from a wide range of pollutants …