Pyrenees field development

BHP progresses phase 4 of Pyrenees field development

BHP has been given the green light to undertake infill development drilling activities at the Crosby South Well Centres and at the Stickle Well Centre within production licence area WA-42-L, offshore Western Australia. The proposed activities are located approximately 13 km outside the northern boundary of the Ningaloo Marine Park. The proposed petroleum activity represents …
Otway Gas

Athena Gas Plant experiences setback

Cooper Energy has provided an update on its operations in the Gippsland, Otway and Cooper Basins, with the Athena Gas Plant showing a decrease in processing rates. Otway Basin Due to a mechanical failure that resulted in a two-day plant shutdown, the Athena Gas Plant has shown a 19 per cent decrease in its average …
NOPSEMA expands to offshore infrastructure

Woodside’s Eaglehawk-1 to be decommissioned

Woodside has been given approval by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to decommission the Eaglehawk-1 exploration well. The decommissioning project will involve the removal of the wellhead and both permanent and temporary guide bases. The Eaglehawk-1 exploration well is located within permit WA-28-P, approximately 137 km north-west of Dampier in …

Vali pipeline tie-in agreement executed

Metgasco, alongside its ATP 2021 joint venture (JV) partners Vintage Energy and Birdgeport, have executed a pipeline tie-in agreement with the South Australian Cooper Basin joint venture (SACB). In an announcement on Wednesday 4 May, the oil and gas explorer and producer confirmed that the deal provides for the connection of the Vali gas flowline …
Santos sells Barossa interests

Santos sells interest in Barossa

JERA, a subsidiary of Tokyo Electric Power Group and Chubu Electric Power Group, has secured the 12.5 per cent sale in the Barossa project from Santos. The sale saw Santos receive $US327 million (over $462 million) in cash proceeds. The project’s participants now include Santos (50 per cent), SK E&S (37.5 per cent) and JERA (12.5 per cent). Located in the Bonaparte …
New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG)

NZOG to raise equity by up to $22 million

New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) has entered agreed to a 1-for-2.7625 renounceable rights offer at $NZ0.42 per share, which will raise the ASX-listed company’s equity by $NZ25 million ($22,880,112). This increase in capital will allow NZOG to take part in explorations and produce assets in Australia and New Zealand by investing in growth projects. …
Cliff Head

Cliff Head JV reaches agreement for restructure

Pilot Energy and Triangle Energy have reached an agreement on the key principles to restructure the existing joint venture ownership arrangements for the Cliff Head joint venture (CHJV) and the proposed Cliff Head carbon capture and storage (CCS) project. At the end of March Pilot announced it had been undertaking feasibility studies into the potential …
Pavo-1 well

Canarvon progresses Apus-1 drilling

Carnarvon Energy has provided an update on the Apus-1 well. Located near the Darodo discovery in the Bedout Basin, the well is being drilled under the WA-438-P exploration permit, which Carnarvon holds a 20 per cent interest. On April 13 a surface conductor has been successfully installed in the well, and a 17 1/2-inch hole …
Gippsland Basin

Cooper granted Gippsland Basin permit

Cooper Energy has been granted 100 per cent equity in the VIC/P80 exploration permit, located in the offshore Gippsland Basin, for a six-year term. The VIC/P80 permit zone is close to several oil and gas fields including Sole, Basker, Manta, Gummy, and Kipper. The primary three-year term will involve licensing 3D seismic data, as well …
Pavo-1 well

Carnarvon spuds Apus-1 well

Carnarvon Energy has commenced drilling at the Apus-1 well, located 27 kilometres southwest of the successful Pavo-1 well, offshore Western Australia. The Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig has commenced operations at Apus-1 with the drilling of the surface hole down to around 175 metres measured depth (MD), and installation of the surface conductor. The …