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 …
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Cliff Head

Triangle secures agreement with BP Singapore

The Cliff Head joint venture (CHJV) has entered into an agreement with BP Singapore for the sale and purchase of its crude oil produced at the Cliff Head oil field. Under the terms of the offtake agreement, BP Singapore will purchase 100 per cent of the crude produced from the Cliff Head oil field, commingled …
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BPTT achieves milestone on Matapal gas project

BP Matapal gas project online

BP has achieved first gas from its Matapal project offshore Trinidad and Tobago. According to the company, the major milestone was achieved ahead of seven months ahead of schedule and under budget, despite the impact of COVID-19.  In its early stages, Matapal is expected to deliver 250-350 mmscfd into the Trinidad gas market from resources …
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Buffalo-10 well

Carnarvon confirms drilling date for Buffalo well

Carnarvon Petroleum is on track to spud the Buffalo-10 well, offshore in the Timor Sea, in early November as part of the Buffalo project. The Buffalo project involves the redevelopment of the Buffalo oil field, which resides in only 30 m of water with a reservoir depth between 3200 and 330 m below the sea …
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oil and gas industry workers

APPEA: Qld gas more profitable than Olympics

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) revealed that the oil and gas industry in Queensland has more value to add to the state’s economy than the 2032 Olympic Games. Read more

Thylacine platform otway basin

Otway Gas Development under assessment

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is assessing Beach Energy’s environment plan (EP) for the Otway phase 5 early dive installation campaign. Beach Energy is proposing an early dive installation campaign in the vicinity of the Thylacine wellhead platform, located 70 km offshore from Port Campbell, Victoria.   All proposed activity is …
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North West Shelf, Prelude boost LNG exports

EnergyQuest has reported that Australian projects shipped 7.18 million tonnes (Mt) in August, higher than the 6.81 Mt in July. Outlined in the monthly LNG report, Prelude and North West Shelf (NWS) each shipped one more cargo, Gladstone LNG shipped two more cargoes, and QCLNG and Gorgon were well up in August. Gorgon shipped 21 …
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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 …
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Dorado

Santos awards Atteris Dorado subsea contract

Atteris has secured the subsea front-end engineering design feed (FEED) for the Dorado development by Santos in the Bedout Sub-Basin, Western Australia. The engineering design work will include flow assurance definition and design of the subsea system connecting the wellhead platform to the FPSO including the flexible flowlines, dynamic risers and a mid-water arch structure. …
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GHG acreage release

Aus Gov releases offshore GHG acreage

The Australian Government has opened the public consultation on five potential areas for the 2021 offshore greenhouse gas (GHG) storage acreage release. Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said the acreage release provides opportunities for companies to explore for sites which have the potential for permanent geological storage of CO2 in offshore Australia.   …
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