Santos

Altera awarded Dorado FEED contract

Santos has awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) contract for the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility for the Dorado project offshore Western Australia, to Altera Infrastructure. The FPSO contract is the project’s largest, comprising engineering, procurement, construction, installation, commissioning and testing of the facility. Dorado is an integrated oil and gas project …
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Carnarvon, Santos prepare for Bedout drilling

Carnarvon Petroleum has started planning for exploration drilling of its wells in the Bedout Basin offshore Western Australia. The company advised that the operator Santos had taken delivery of the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig, which is currently working on other operations prior to its mobilisations to the Bedout Basin. Both wells target prospects …
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Carnarvon, Santos secure rig for Bedout wells

Joint venture partners Santos and Carnarvon Petroleum have contracted Noble Tom Prosser to drill the Pavo-1 and Apus-1 exploration wells in Western Australia. Apus and Pavo are two material exploration targets near the Dorado discovery in the Bedout Basin. Drilling of the prospects has been planned for late 2021 and early 2022. The drilling program …
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Santos set for decision on Barossa LNG project

Santos is on track to make a final investment decision (FID) on the Barossa LNG project offshore northern Australia by the end of the year. The decision remains subject to business conditions, joint venture agreements and relevant approvals. Santos, in a September quarter update, reported that the Barossa project was well progressed on value engineering …
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ConocoPhillips deal contributes to Santos success

Santos managing director and chief executive officer Kevin Gallagher says the first half of 2020 has delivered record production volumes and strong free cash flow for the company, despite lower oil prices. The company has attributed its results to the resilience of its cash-generative operating model in a lower oil price environment and strong operation …
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3D Oil receives Bedout extension from NOPTA

3D Oil has been granted a 21-month suspension and extension by the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) for the offshore Bedout Sub-Basin permit WA-527-P. The company now has until December 28, 2021 to acquire and process a minimum of 510km2 of 3D seismic data. This follows 3D Oil submission of an environmental plan for …
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Santos sets sights on Dorado contractors

Santos has released an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract tender for the Dorado project offshore Western Australia. The oil project, located 150km northwest of Port Headland, is a joint venture between Santos (80 per cent) and Carnarvon Petroleum (20 per cent). Santos has announced the joint venture is fielding interest for a wellhead platform …
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Santos sets up core asset hubs

Santos has revealed its focus on safe, low-cost, efficient operations has contributed to strong results across each of the company’s five core long-life asset hubs in 2019. The company’s appraisal program at Dorado in Western Australia resulted in a significant resource upgrade and proved the Bedout Basin to be a world-class liquids-rich petroleum system with …
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Dorado JV identifies high-quality exploration targets

Carnarvon Petroleum has reported that the first preliminary data set from the 2019 Keraudren 3D seismic survey has provided superior quality data over the Dorado joint venture project offshore Western Australia in the Bedout Basin. The results from Keraudren 3D will lead to establishing high-quality exploration drilling targets in the survey area and define the …
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