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Pluto, Prelude boost Australian LNG shipments: EnergyQuest

Australia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) export industry has started the year strong following increased production at the Pluto project and the restart of the Prelude project in Western Australia. Outlined in EnergyQuest’s monthly LNG report, Australian projects shipped 6.7 million tonnes (Mt) during January, an increase on the 6.5 Mt in December. East coast projects …
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Beach begins preparation for Otway project

Beach Energy has received the first of seven Xmas trees and controls from partners Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions in preparation for its Otway phase four campaign offshore Victoria. The Xmas trees are the 55-tonne units that will reside above the new well head locations and remotely control all down hole and seabed safety and …
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Woodside approved to conclude Nganhurra operations

Woodside has been cleared by the national regulator to cease operations at the Nganhurra operations offshore Western Australia. The company advised that the Nganhurra operations cessation environment plan (EP) was revised and resubmitted on December 20, 2019 to address alternatives for the removal of the riser turret mooring (RTM) from the field for onshore disposal. …
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Santos to explore North West Shelf potential

Santos is proposing to undertake a single well exploration drilling campaign in the North West Shelf offshore Western Australia. The company has submitted an application to drill the Dancer-1 exploration well in the WA-1-P permit area to the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA). As part of the proposed well, Santos plans …
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INPEX to survey WA permits

INPEX plans to undertake a 2D seismic survey of two exploration permits in the Browse and Canning Basins offshore Western Australia. The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has opened the application for public comment until next month. INPEX reported that the 2D seismic survey would take place in WA-532-P and WA-533-P …
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Santos edges closer to phase two of Van Gogh

Santos has submitted its proposal for the Van Gogh infill development phase two project offshore Western Australia to the national regulator for assessment. The company 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 …
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Beach gets Artisan back on track

Beach Energy has finally been given the green light by the national regulator to drill a single exploration well offshore Victoria in the Otway Basin. The Artisan-1 well is 32km off Victoria’s southwest coast at a water depth of 71m. Beach experienced delays at the beginning of last year when it was forced to terminate …
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Woodside gears up for next phase of Western Flank project

The national regulator has approved Woodside’s plans for the next stage of the Western Flank development on the North West Shelf (NWS) offshore Western Australia. The company plans to drill three production wells at the Greater Western Flank-3 (GWF-3) development and one development well at the Lambert Deep (LD) development. The NWS is a joint …
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Woodside proposes to abandon WA wells

Woodside has submitted an environmental plan to the national regulator to permanently plug and abandon two production wells and one exploration well offshore Western Australia. Currently under assessment by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA), the company advised that the plugging would involve removing temporary plugs and installing permanent abandonment barriers …
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Beach looks for feedback on Tasmania leases

Beach Energy’s proposed Prion 3D marine seismic survey (3DMSS) in the Bass Strait, Tasmania, has been opened by the national regulator for comment. As the operator of retention leases T/RL2, T/RL4 and T/RL5, Beach advised that the purpose of the 3DMSS is to acquire geophysical data to gain a deeper knowledge of the subsurface geology …
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