Western Gas applies for extension at Sasanoff

Western Gas has applied for a suspension and extension to its WA-518-P permit offshore Western Australia where it plans to drill the Sasanoff-1 well. The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator reported on Tuesday that the company had also applied for a suspension, extension and variation for WA-519-P. Last month Western Gas submitted its plans to …
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Otway Gas

Beach Energy approved for Otway wells

Beach Energy has been given the green light by the national petroleum regulator to undertake subsea installation and commissioning activities associated with the Otway offshore phase four development, Victoria. Outlined in its environment plan to the the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA), the project is located in petroleum production licence VIC/L23, …
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Carnarvon boosts Bedout database following survey

Carnarvon Petroleum has completed the Keraudren extension 3D seismic survey, acquiring an additional 2600km2 over the Bedout Basin, Western Australia. This area contains a large seriatim of 50 prospects and leads, many with stacked targets, in a diverse range of plays and with direct access to the interpreted hydrocarbon source kitchens. The prospects and leads …
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SRJ secures MODEC FPSO contract

SRJ Technologies has been awarded a contract for a major hot bolting campaign for one of MODEC’s floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units. The company is also working with MODEC, on a paid consulting basis, to analyse flange anomalies and detail the hot bolting work scopes and costs for two further FPSO’s. SRJ is …
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Dorado, Buffalo excel during quarter: Cook

Carnarvon Petroleum reached a number of milestones during the second quarter of 2021, with it commencing front-end engineering and design (FEED) activities for the Dorado oil development, edging the project closer to a final investment decision next year. The initial Dorado development will involve the production of oil and condensate through a well head platform …
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Bayu-Undan Field

Bayu-Undan phase 3C production exceeds Santos’ expectations

Santos, as operator of the Bayu-Undan joint venture, has announced that production from the phase 3C infill drilling program at the Bayu-Undan field has begun, with the first well producing better than anticipated. The first well has been brought online at 178 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd) of gas and 11,350 barrels per …
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Oil Search remains strong despite COVID-19 impacts

Oil Search acting chief executive officer Peter Fredricson said the company has delivered strong production in the last quarter, supported by the safe completion of the major planned maintenance campaign at PNG LNG by the operator, ExxonMobil. “Operated production from our Moran and Agogo fields continues to perform strongly, and operated gas production was able …
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Santos hits record production rate at Van Gogh Phase 2

Santos has confirmed the first oil from the Van Gogh Phase 2 Infill development, with the first of three new production wells producing at the highest initial rate from an individual well in field history. Following completion and tie-in, the first well has produced at a peak rate of 23,200 barrels per day (bbl/d), well …
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BPH, Advent call for NSW drill tender

BPH Energy investee Advent Energy has issued a call for tender for the provision of drilling and project management services for its upcoming exploration well in New South Wales. The well is planned to be drilled in 125m of water, 26km offshore and 30km from Newcastle. The drilling of the well is subject to regulatory …
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Woodside joins Japan ammonia supply chain research

Woodside, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Hokuriku Electric Power Company and The Kansai Electric Power have signed a joint research agreement under which they will research the development of a clean fuel ammonia supply chain from Australia to Japan. Ammonia does not emit CO2 during combustion and is considered a promising …
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