Projects

  • ExxonMobil discovers natural gas offshore of Cyprus

    International oil and gas company, ExxonMobil Corporation (ExxonMobil), has discovered natural gas offshore of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean at the Glaucus-1 well. Located in Block 10, the well encount... more
  • Contract awarded for Senegal FPSO facility

    On behalf of the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) joint venture, Woodside Energy has awarded MODEC International Inc the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for th... more
  • Leigh Creek Energy extracts syngas

    Leigh Creek Energy (LCK) has extracted commercial quantities of synthetic gas (syngas) at its former Leigh Creek coal mine site for the first time. This milestone achievement provides the company with the da... more
  • Winchester Energy soon to explore Texas prospects

    ASX-listed oil and gas explorer, Winchester Energy Limited has announced that a new well, White Hat 20#3, the first of its kind targeting the Strawn formation within the Mustang prospect, is scheduled to commen... more

Senex approves $50 million investment in the Western Surat Gas Project

Senex Energy Limited has sanctioned its first major investment in the Western Surat Gas Project, committing $50 million to a 30 well drilling campaign, with gas production of around 10 TJ/day (~0.6 mmboe p.a.) expected by mid-20181. Senex Managing Director and CEO Ian Davies said the work program would result in significant gas volumes from drill ready acreage, and the Company had a clear strategy for project acceleration. “We have seen immediate gas to surface from the Glenora pilot wells, brought online for continuous production in early February. We have also seen evidence of strong gas flows from we... more

New liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution network approved

On 1 February 2017, the Essential Services Commission of South Australia (ESCOSA) approved a request from Australian Gas Networks Limited for a new distribution network under its licence; specifically, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) services in the Mount Barker, Littlehampton and Nairne area. Australian Gas Networks Limited submitted its request to the Commission for a LPG distribution network on 8 November 2016. The Commission undertook a round of public consultation in relation to the request and received one submission from stakeholders. In making its assessment, the Commission sought technical advice from ... more

Santos one step closer to proceed with NSW Gas Project

Santos has submitted the State Significant Development Application and associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its Narrabri Gas Project to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment. The proposed Narrabri Gas Project, located in North West NSW, could supply up to 50% of NSW gas needs and provide significant benefits to the region and the state more broadly. Santos will make the gas available to NSW and the east coast domestic market via a pipeline linking into the existing Moomba to Sydney Pipeline. The pipeline will be constructed by APA Group and will be subject to a separate approval. Sa... more

Senex begins Cooper Basin drilling campaign

Senex Energy Limited has commenced its FY17 oil and gas drilling program in the Cooper Basin. The current drilling program will comprise a multi-well oil campaign including exploration, appraisal and development opportunities, and a high impact unconventional gas exploration well. Oil appraisal and development The first two wells of the campaign are located on the producing Worrior and Spitfire fields. Worrior-11 (ex PEL 93: Senex 70% and operator, Cooper Energy 30%) is a development well targeting oil accumulations in the lower Birkhead and Hutton horizons. The well is due to be spudded in mid-December. ... more

ExxonMobil discovers natural gas offshore of Cyprus

International oil and gas company, ExxonMobil Corporation (ExxonMobil), has discovered natural gas offshore of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean at the Glaucus-1 well. Located in Block 10, the well encountered a gas-bearing reservoir of approximately 133 meters on Thursday, 28 February. The Company has stated that the well was safely drilled to a depth of 4,200 meters in 2,063 meters of water. Based on a preliminary interpretation of the well data, the discovery could represent an in-place natural gas resource of approximately 142 billion to 227 billion cubic meters. However, further analysis in the c... more

Contract awarded for Senegal FPSO facility

On behalf of the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) joint venture, Woodside Energy has awarded MODEC International Inc the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the SNE Field Development Phase 1 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility. The joint venture is aiming to produce a stand-alone FPSO facility with 23 subsea wells and supporting subsea infrastructure in a deep-water oil field located approximately 100 kilometres south of Dakar, Senegal. The FPSO is expected to have a capacity of around 100,000 barrels per day, with first oil targete... more

Winchester Energy soon to explore Texas prospects

ASX-listed oil and gas explorer, Winchester Energy Limited has announced that a new well, White Hat 20#3, the first of its kind targeting the Strawn formation within the Mustang prospect, is scheduled to commence on 11 March 2019. White Hat 20#3 represents the first well in Winchester’s upcoming exploration drilling programme which is targeting the Mustang, Spitfire and El Dorado prospects in the Permian Basin, Texas. The Mustang prospect is a stratigraphic trap interpreted from 3D seismic and well control data and holds a prospective resource target best estimate of 2 million barrels recoverable and a ... more

BHP approves US Gulf of Mexico project

The BHP Board has approved BHP’s US$696 million (~AUD$973m) share in funding to develop the Atlantis Phase 3 project in the US Gulf of Mexico. Atlantis Phase 3 is located in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, approximately 208 kilometres off the coast of Louisiana. The project is a subsea tie-back of eight new production wells that will be drilled and completed to access infill resource opportunities. Production from the $1.3 billion project is expected to occur in 2020 and is estimated to increase production by approximately 38,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day gross at its peak. BHP President Oper... more