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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Cooper Energy

Sole gas field suffers decline due to Orbost

Cooper Energy’s production from the Sole gas field, located offshore in the Gippsland Basin, has been constrained due to fouling within the sulphur absorbers of the Orbost Gas Processing Plant, owned by APA Group. Despite the gas processing issues, the company advised that all Sole customer nominations have been met to date, with gas supply …
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Origin, Beach undergo gas price review

Origin Energy has been emerged in a price review for gas purchased from Beach Energy’s Otway Basin fields, located in Victoria and South Australia.  The arbitrator has now issued a partial award and on the basis of that decision the new gas price is likely to be materially above Origin’s expectations and recent comparable wholesale …
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Tamboran Resources

Vintage continues delivery of strong gas results

Vintage Energy has revealed that the production test of Nangwarry-1 well onshore South Australia continues to exceed expectations. Managing director Neil Gibbins said the Nangwarry-1 has recorded choked back flow rates of 11 million standard cubic feet per day (MMscfd), which was observed during an extended flow period at a wellhead pressure of 1415 psi. …
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Beach books in Enterprise discovery

Beach Energy has confirmed that reserves discovered at the Enterprise gas field in the Victorian Otway Basin have resulted in a proved and probable (2P) reserve booking. Following drilling and well testing, Beach, on behalf of its joint venture partner O.G. Energy, has booked net 2P undeveloped reserves of 21 million barrels of oil equivalent …
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Beach Energy lines up more Otway wells

Beach Energy has received approval to drill up to six development wells and abandon three existing subsea wells in the Otway Basin, Victoria and Tasmania. The national regulator approved Beach’s Otway development drilling and well abandonment program within permits VIC/L23 and T/L2. Beach will commence the program before October 31, 2022 and expects that it …
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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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Survey

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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NOPSEMA opens comments for ConocoPhillips project

ConocoPhillips Australia and 3D Oil are proposing to undertake a 3D marine seismic survey (MSS) within exploration permit T/49 P in the Otway Basin, west of King Island, Victoria. The purpose of the Sequoia 3DMSS is to acquire geophysical data to provide a 3D image of the subsurface geology within the T/49P permit area in …
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Beach submits Otway Basin environmental plan

Beach Energy has delivered two key environmental reports that outline how the company would safely manage geophysical activities at its South Australian permits in the future. The company has published the environmental impact report (EIR) and its accompanying statement of environmental objectives (SEO) on a new South East survey website, with public consultation open until …
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