Timor Sea News


Carnarvon to Spud Buffalo-10 Well in Early November

Sep 22, 2021

Australian oil and gas company expects to spud the Buffalo-10 well in the Timor Sea in early November, using the Valaris JU-107 jack-up drilling rig.'The previous field proved the existence of very high deliverability reservoir containing high…

Carnarvon Hires Valaris Jack-Up Rig for Buffalo Well in Timor Sea

Sep 02, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Carnarvon Petroleum has hired Valaris JU-107 jack-up drilling rig to drill the Buffalo-10 well in the Timor Sea.'The drilling operations are expected to commence once the rig has completed its current operations…

Santos: First Well of Bayu Undan Infill Drilling Program Beats Output Forecast

Jul 28, 2021

Just a few days after it said a new well at its Van Gogh offshore oil field in Australia had achieved a production record, Australian oil and gas firm Santos is back with more positive news when it comes to its output.Santos, as the operator of the Bayu-Undan field in the Timor Sea…

Santos Taps McDermott for Bayu Undan EPCI

Jul 07, 2021

Oilfield services company McDermott has won a contract to deliver subsea systems for Santos' Bayu Undan field in the Timor Sea.The contract is for a Subsea, Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of equipment at the Bayu-Undan Infill Well Phase 3C Project…

Carnarvon Picks Jack-up Rig for Buffalo Well in Timor Sea

Jun 30, 2021

Australian oil company Carnarvon Petroleum has selected a jack-up drilling rig for the Buffalo-10 well offshore Timor-Leste, planned to be drilled in October of this year.The company has signed a letter of intent with an undisclosed offshore drilling contractor…

Eni, Santos Eyeing Upstream, CCUS Collab

May 03, 2021

Italian oil company Eni and Australia-based Santos on Monday agreed to jointly seek cooperation opportunities in Australia and East Timor.Under the non-binding memorandum of understanding, the companies will look at potential optimizations, synergies…

Carnarvon Wraps Buffalo Farm-Out. Drilling to Start in Late 2021

Apr 20, 2021

Australian oil and gas companies Carnarvon Petroleum and Advance Energy have completed the Buffalo oil field farm-out agreement as all the necessary conditions have been met.Carnarvon in December 2020 announced that Advance Energy would acquire 50% of the Buffalo project in the Timor Sea…

TGS Kicks Off Timor-Leste Seismic Project

Jun 17, 2020

Norway-based marine seismic data company TGS has started commenced a 2Dcubed seismic data project covering offshore Timor-Leste, in support of the country’s ongoing oil and gas license round, announced in October 2019, following the ratification of a maritime border treaty with Australia…

Santos Offers First Bayu Undan Condensate Cargo

Jun 16, 2020

Australian oil and gas producer Santos has offered its first-ever Bayu Undan condensate cargo via a tender for loading in August, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.The 650,000-barrel cargo is scheduled to load on Aug. 8-12. The tender will close on June 17 with bids valid until June 18…

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