Basin Review Carnarvon Basin

Rig secured for Dorado-1

Quadrant Northwest has signed a contract with ENSCO Australia to drill the Dorado-1 exploration well in WA-437-P in the North West Shelf, offshore Western Australia.

Privately owned Australian company, Western Gas, has acquired 100 per cent of the Equus Gas Project on the North West Shelf, offshore Western Australia.

The Woodside-operated North West Shelf (NWS) export facility suffered a partial outage last week according to Reuters.

Carnarvon Petroleum has been awarded the AC/P62 permit within the Southern Vulcan Sub-basin of the highly prospective Bonaparte Basin on Western Australia’s North West Shelf.

Chevron extends Carnarvon acreage

Chevron Australia has successfully acquired exploration interests in three offshore blocks in the Northern Carnarvon Basin, offshore Western Australia.

Dorado-1 drilling set to begin

The Quadrant Energy and Carnarvon Petroleum Joint Venture has commenced planning to drill the Dorado-1 exploration well, located in WA-437-P offshore Western Australia.

Carnarvon has secured 100 per cent interest in the newly awarded offshore exploration permit WA-521-P.

Joint venture participants in the North West Shelf (NWS) LNG Project have approved the Greater Western Flank Phase 2 (GWF-2) Project, located off the north-west coast of Australia.

Chevron Australia has expanded its natural gas resource potential in the Greater Gorgon Area with the drilling of the Isosceles-1 gas exploration well in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore Western Australia.

Australia’s gas exploration and production opportunities

With international LNG exports and domestic consumption increasing the demand for Australian gas, significant opportunities exist for the local sector. Gas Today takes a look at what will be driving...

Acreage release boosts economy

Over 200,000 sq km of exploration acreage was released by the Australian Government at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Conference in Perth in April 2011.

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