Leigh Creek commences drilling

Leigh Creek Energy has made progress on its Leigh Creek Energy Project (LCEP) over the New Year, with drilling operations now underway.

Carnarvon Petroleum has been awarded two permits, AC/P62 and EP-49, that both sit in the waters off the Western Australia coastline.

The P’nyang South-2 ST1 gas well, located in PRL-3 in the North-West Highlands Province of PNG, reached a total depth of 2,725 m on 7 January.

Comet Ridge’s Mira Pilot Scheme in ATP 1191 in the Mahalo Block in central Queensland has begun producing gas for Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG).

GAP open for applications

Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP), which is designed to accelerate new supplies from onshore gas developments to the domestic market.

Victoria releases VGP report

Victoria has released the first Victorian Gas Program (VGP) Progress Report, with initial analysis showing onshore conventional reserves are much smaller than the offshore resources.

Australian LNG enjoyed a great 2017 with production reaching 56.8 MMt, up 26.3 per cent from 44.9 MMt in 2016, according to EnergyQuest.

Beach Energy has discovered a new gas field at its Haselgrove-3 ST1 well in the onshore Otway Basin, south of Penola in South Australia.

Santos’ six-well campaign to develop the McKinlay oil field, 50 km southeast of the Moomba facility in South Australia, has been successfully completed.

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Get ahead – get to FutureGAS 2011!

Australia’s whole-of-industry gas conference and exhibition, FutureGAS 2011, is returning to Brisbane in March with an expanded program, larger exhibition and the ever-popular networking events.

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