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Aug 03, 2020
Easternwell’s latest rig goes into service for Santos

Easternwell’s latest rig goes into service for Santos

Easternwell has mobilised a new ALRx workover rig as part of a 12-month contract for for Santos coal seam gas developments in eastern Queensland. The new rig is one of three recently designed and built by Easternwell at its updated facility in Withcott, outside Toowoomba. Easternwell general manager energy Kyle Koziol said the Advantage Light… ...

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Aug 01, 2020
Blue Energy fired up over Bowen Basin gas potential

Blue Energy fired up over Bowen Basin gas potential

Blue Energy says it has received positive results from a pre-feasibility study for a gas-fired power project in the Nebo area. Blue commissioned engineering firm Clough to undertake the pre-feasibility/business case study for the proposed plant, which would use gas from its Monslatt Block tenement (ATP814). “The findings of the study show that low-emission gas-fired… ...

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Jul 24, 2020
30-year connection powering Queensland industry

30-year connection powering Queensland industry

This weekend marks 30 years of operations for the Queensland Gas Pipeline (QGP). The Jemena-owned pipeline, which was officially opened on July 25 1990, reinforced Gladstone as a thriving manufacturing region. Speaking about the milestone, Jemena managing director Frank Tudor said the pipeline continued to play a crucial role in the Queensland and Australian economy…. ...

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Jul 20, 2020
Production tests resume at Reid’s Dome

Production tests resume at Reid’s Dome

Production tests have resumed at the Reid’s Dome gas project in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. State Gas said the testing had recommenced at both the Nyanda-4 and the Serocold-1 wells. It is appraising the potential for a significant coal seam gas project and and production tests at those wells had encouraging results in late 2019… ...

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Jul 15, 2020
Queensland gas plays headed for merger

Queensland gas plays headed for merger

Real Energy Corporation and Strata-X Energy are planning a merger to create a gas business with significant holdings in the Surat and Cooper basins, Queensland. The new Pure Energy’s assets would include Project Venus, located within the proven Walloon CSG fairway and immediately adjacent to gaspipeline infrastructure in the Surat Basin. It is described as… ...

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Jul 15, 2020
Foot on the gas for Senex growth

Foot on the gas for Senex growth

Senex Energy has reported a 278 per cent increase in Surat Basin gas production in the past financial year and significant growth in its gas reserves. Full year FY20 production across the board, including Cooper and Surat basin assets, was up 73 per cent to 2.1 mmboe. “Financial year 2020 was a year of focused… ...

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Jul 14, 2020
Santos launches hydrogen study for zero-emission future

Santos launches hydrogen study for zero-emission future

GHD is carrying out a concept study for Santos on the potential to de-carbonise natural gas at the source to make “zero-emissions” or “blue” hydrogen. The aim would be for the carbon dioxide produced as a result to be safely captured and stored in the same reservoirs that the gas came from. Santos managing director… ...

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Jul 07, 2020
Lease approvals for Mahalo gas project

Lease approvals for Mahalo gas project

The Mahalo gas project near Rolleston in Central Queensland has been granted its necessary petroleum leases for 30 years. Proponent Comet Ridge said the petroleum lease awards were the final regulatory approval required for the project to move forwardto production. They follow Commonwealth environmental approvals in May and the Queensland Department of Environment and Science… ...

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Jun 18, 2020
Armour sells stake in CSG block for $4m

Armour sells stake in CSG block for $4m

Armour Energy is selling its stake in Surat Basin’s Murrungama block to Australia Pacific LNG for a total of $4 million.  The coal seam gas exploration tenure is located 22km south-west of Chinchilla and adjoins APLNG’s Talinga Project Armour and APLNG were awarded authority to prospect on the ground in July 2019 by the State… ...

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