Baker Hughes

Simonelli: Baker Hughes makes a difference to reduce emissions

Baker Hughes has announced it will provide the turbomachinery equipment for the Santos-operated Moomba carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Australia’s onshore Cooper Basin. The project includes a gas processing plant and plans to store 1.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year in depleted natural gas reservoirs, potentially reaching 20 million tpa of …

All systems go for project Venus

Pure Hydrogen is set to begin completion of the Venus coal seam gas (CSG) pilot well, located in Queensland, following the work over rig being mobilised. The well will be set up for a controlled three-month draw down test, which has been designed to demonstrate gas breakout and increasing gas flows from the upper Juandah …

Enhancement program boosts Galilee pilot

Galilee Energy has confirmed that its pump enhancement program (PEP) at its Glenaras multi-well pilot program in Queensland is tracking to schedule. The first facet of the program was the upgrade to the power generation system, with all the new larger horsepower pump now being completed. The company has advised that the upgrading cabling to …

Armour locks in funds for Northern Australia work

Armour Energy has raised $11.5 million to fund its proposed Northern Basin business demerger, exploration, and production and maintenance activities at the Kincora project in Queensland. The funds, raised through a private placement, will cover the transaction costs associated with progressing the Northern Basin business demerger and initial public offering (IPO) of McArthur Oil & …
contract extensions

Origin snags Wallumbilla hub gas deal with Blue Energy

Blue Energy has executed a 10-year agreement with Origin Energy to supply 300 petajoules (PJ) of gas from its Northern Bowen Basin coal seam tenure in Queensland to Wallumbilla. The non-binding heads of agreement (HOA), the second executed by Blue Energy, facilitates the delivery of North Bowen Basin gas into the main east coast domestic …

Glenaras workover rig on route for end of month: Galilee

Galilee Energy has reported that the Glenaras multi-well pilot in Queensland has been producing strongly, with the average gas rate maintaining 50 million standard cubic feet per day (Mscfd).  The company outlined that the gas measurement from the recently installed separator is still constrained, with the project to remove it being impacted by recent wet …

State Gas cracks the code at Reid’s Dome

State Gas has advised that the Nyanda-4 well, part of its Reid’s Dome project in Queensland, has provided exceptional results, producing 620,000 cubic feet. The company is currently undertaking production testing of three coal seam gas (CSG) wells in the Nyanda area at Reid’s Dome in order to appraise the area for early development. The …
well drilling

Pure Hydrogen hits Venus milestone

Pure Hydrogen has advised that the stimulation of Venus 1 in the Surat Basin, Queensland has been completed. The well, which is a coal seam gas (CSG) Walloon pilot well, is located on the company’s 100 per cent owned project Venus. As a result of the stimulation, Pure Hydrogen found material improvement in water influx, …
well drilling

State Gas builds production at QLD well

State Gas has reported that its Nyanda-4 well, part of the Reid’s Dome gas project in Queensland, is producing at a rate of 100,000 cubic feet a day and rising. The company outlined that this mark is higher than the rates chained at similar stages in prior testing, and is an important milestone in achieving …

Gas explorer secures Surat, Bowen Basin blocks

Queensland has welcomed a new gas explorer with AusGasCo being given the green light to explore for gas in the Bowen and Surat Basins. The company has been appointed preferred tenderer for two blocks, located to the east and south-east of Injune, totalling 114km2. Queensland Minister for Resources Scott Stewart said the first time explorer …