Melbana sells Beehive prospect to EOG

Melbana Energy has entered into an agreement with EOG Resources to sell its WA-488-P permit which comprises the Beehive prospect, located in the Bonaparte Gulf, Northern Territory. As part of the sale and purchase agreement, EOG will acquire 100 per cent interest in the permit, a 700km2 3D survey and an extensive amount of 2D …
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Red Skye Energy locks in SA government approval for Killanoola

KATO Energy given green light for Amulet project

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has accepted KATO Energy’s Amulet development offshore project proposal, located in the north-west of Australia. The Amulet development is within Commonwealth waters in retention lease WA-8-L, with the Talisman oil field 3.5km to the west of the project. Due to its proximity to the Amulet …
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New wells on the cards for Santos

Santos has proposed to drill up to 12 wells in the Bedout Basin on the North West Shelf (NWS), Western Australia. Outlined in its environment plan to the national petroleum regulator, the exploration and appraisal wells are located in permit areas WA-437-P, WA-438-P and WA-541-P in water depths of 30m to 110m. The permit areas …
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Chevron to abandon WA wellhead

Chevron Australia is planning to abandon the West Tryal Rocks field in Western Australia, with the national petroleum regulator now assessing the risks associated with the wellhead remaining in situ. West Australian Petroleum (WAPET) discovered the first of the Greater Gorgon gas fields, West Tryal Rocks, northwest of Barrow Island in 1973. The West Tryal …
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Jadestone secures go ahead for Stag facility

Jadestone Energy has received word from the national petroleum regulator that it can move forward with a new operating model for the Stag facility offshore Western Australia. The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has approved the facility as a new operational and commercial development. The historical operations at the Stag field …
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Van Gogh gets go ahead for phase two

The national petroleum regulator has given Santos the green light for the Van Gogh infill development phase two project offshore Western Australia. Santos operates the Van Gogh, Coniston and Novara fields via a floating, production, storage and off-take (FPSO) facility, the Ningaloo Vision (NV). The Van Gogh, Coniston and Novara drilling and completions environment plan …
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Red Skye Energy locks in SA government approval for Killanoola

Woodside cleared to continue Julimar pipeline operation

Woodside has received approval from the national regulator for the operation of a petroleum pipeline in the Julimar field, Western Australia. The company is the operator of the Julimar field production system, located in Commonwealth waters about 160km north-west of Dampier and adjacent to the Chevron-operated Wheatstone platform. Outlined in the environment plan (EP), the …
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Santos to expand North West Shelf exploration

Santos is preparing for a five-year vessel-based range of surveys in three separate areas in the North West Shelf offshore Western Australia following approval from the national regulator. The eight permit areas include: WA-437-P; WA-438-P; WA-541-P; WA WA-1-P; WA-209-P; WA-41-L; WA-33-R; and WA-510-P. Santos will use the data acquired from these surveys to determine seabed …
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Red Skye Energy locks in SA government approval for Killanoola

Santos on track for WA survey

The national regulator has cleared Santos to undertake a 3D seismic marine survey over a portion of exploration permit areas in the Bedout Sub-Basin, offshore Western Australia. The company outlined that the survey will take place in permits WA-437-P and WA-541-P and surrounding waters in the sub-basin in Commonwealth waters. The data is required to …
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Otway Gas

Beach moves quickly with Otway well planning

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is assessing Beach Energy’s proposal to undertake subsea installation and commissioning activities associated with the Otway offshore phase four development in Victoria. Located in petroleum production licence VIC/L23, the Geographe gas field is in a water depth of 85m, 55km south of Port Campbell, Victoria. …
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