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TGS Gearing Up for Capreolus Phase 2 3D Seismic Survey Off Australia

Sep 13, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition and processing firm TGS on Tuesday announced the Capreolus Phase 2 3D seismic survey in the Carnarvon Basin on the Australian North West Shelf. This survey will be conducted near the Capreolus Phase…

No Dorado FID in 2022, Carnarvon Energy Says

Aug 17, 2022

Dorado, one of the largest ever oil discoveries in Australia’s North Western Shelf, is going to wait some more to produce first oil, as Carnarvon Energy, a partner in the Santos-operated project, said Wednesday that the final investment decision for the project would not be made in 2022…

High Impact Exploration Sees Rebound

Aug 04, 2022

38 high-impact exploration wells were drilled in the first half of 2022, similar to the same period in 2021 when 39 wells completed, says industry analysts Westwood Global Energy Group. The 38 wells resulted in 13 potentially commercial discoveries at a 34% commercial success rate…

Pavo-1 Discovery is 'Stellar' Exploration Success, Carnarvon Says. Shares Resource Estimate

May 02, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Carnarvon Energy said the recent Pavo-1 oil discovery it made with operator Santos offshore W. Australia was a 'stellar exploration success.'The company has completed its Pavo resource assessment and said that…

Offshore Drilling: Santos Fails to Replicate Pavo-1 Success at Apus-1 Well in Australia

Apr 19, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has not found commercial hydrocarbon quantities at its Apus-1 well, located offshore W. Australia, 27 kilometers from the successful Pavo-1 well discovery.Carnarvon Energy, Santos' partner in the license WA-437-P…

Santos Spuds Apus-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

Apr 08, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has started drilling at the Apus-1 well offshore W. Australia, using the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig.The rig recently moved to the Apus-1 well site from the Pavo-1 well where Santos, and its partner Carnarvon…

After Pavo Success, Santos Gearing Up to Start Drilling at Apus-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

Apr 04, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has mobilized the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig to the Apus-1 well location offshore W. Australia, with the drilling operations set to start within a week.The rig recently completed drilling the successful Pavo-1 well…

Santos Wraps Pavo-1 Drilling, Offshore Australia

Mar 25, 2022

Australian oil and gas firm Santos has completed drilling operations on the Pavo-1 well, drilled in the WA-438-P exploration permit, offshore W. Australia, where the company earlier this week announced a significant oil discovery.According to Carnarvon Energy…

Santos Makes Significant Oil Discovery at Pavo Well Offshore Australia

Mar 23, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has made a 'significant' oil discovery at Pavo-1 exploration well, 46 kilometers east of the Dorado field in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia.According to Santos, the well was drilled on…

Cyclone Threat: Santos Removing Workers from Noble Tom Prosser Rig

Feb 28, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos is downmanning the Noble Tom Prosser rig, used for Pavo-1 well drilling off W. Australia, due to a cyclone threat, Carnarvon Energy, Santos partner in the project said  The well is being secured and the…

Santos Drilling Ahead at Pavo-1 Site Offshore Australia

Feb 15, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos is drilling ahead at its Pavo-1 well, off W. Australia, after last week's spud using the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rigThe Pavo-1, operated by Santos (70%) with Carnarvon as partner (30%) is targeting…

Rig in Place - Santos to Spud Pavo-1 Well Targeting 82 Million Barrels

Feb 09, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos is set to start drilling the Pavo-1 well, offshore W. Australia, as the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig has reached the well site and completed pre-drill preparations.The Pavo-1, operated by Santos…

Santos Set to Spud Pavo-1 Well Offshore Australia

Feb 04, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Carnarvon Energy said Friday that the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig was on its way to the Pavo-1 well location, offshore W. Australia.Santos is the operator of the project, and Carnarvon is a partner with a 30% interest…

More Offshore Wind Work for Siem Offshore Vessel

Nov 26, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has secured another offshore wind contract for its multi-purpose support vessel Siem Dorado.According to Siem Offshore, the new contract has already started and will keep the vessel utilized into the first quarter of 2022…

Siem Offshore's Vessel Hired for Offshore Wind Work

Nov 11, 2021

Siem Offshore has won a contract for its multi-purpose support vessel Siem Dorado in the offshore wind market.The Norwegian vessel owner said the up to 210 days firm contract plus options, was with an undisclosed international client.The contract…

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