East Timor is extending the deadline for its second licensing round in an effort to drum up more interest from international oil companies (IOCs) and national oil companies (NOCs).
Australia’s Santos today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with East Timor’s regulator ANPM to progress a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, estimated to cost $1.6 billion, at the ageing Bayu Undan field in the Timor Sea. But low returns and high complexity threaten the viability of the proposed scheme.
Valaris will drill the highly-anticipated Buffalo-10 well offshore East Timor that if successful could unlock more than 30 million barrels of oil.
Santos, which operates the Bayu-Undan field offshore East Timor, said today that production from its Phase 3C infill drilling program has started with the first well producing a better than expected outcome.
East Timor could pocket just over $600 million if the Buffalo-10 exploration well, due to be drilled late October, is successful. The operator, Australia’s Carnarvon Petroleum, as well as UK partner Advance Energy, said yesterday that they have secured a jack-up drilling rig for the probe at the historic Buffalo field offshore East Timor.
Santos has started its $235 million Phase 3C infill drilling campaign offshore East Timor in an effort to extend the life of the Bayu-Undan field. If successful, the Santos-led Darwin liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in Australia, which is fed by the ageing field, will not need to be shut down while new supplies of gas are developed.
Santos is exploring potential liquefied natural gas (LNG) expansion developments for its Darwin export plant in northern Australia after signing a memorandum of understanding with Italy’s Eni.
Australia’s Santos and Italy’s Eni are investigating options to re-purpose the Bayu Undan facilities to extend the life of the project, including a carbon capture and storage (CCS) scheme.
UK-listed Baron Oil has boosted its stake in the Chuditch gas discovery and surrounding acreage offshore East Timor.
Australia’s Carnarvon Petroleum is one step closer to seeing what BHP and Nexen left behind at the historic Buffalo field offshore East Timor. An exploration well is set to be drilled in late 2021 following the completion of a farm-out deal with UK-listed Advance Energy.
UK-listed Advance Energy has successfully raised the capital to acquire a 50% stake in the Buffalo project off East Timor. Drilling at the redevelopment project later this year is targeting a potential oil bonanza.
East Timor, which is considering converting its oil-fired power plants to gas in an effort to slash energy supply costs, estimates it will need about 0.37 million tonnes per year (t/y) of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG).
East Timor is considering building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and converting oil-fired power plants to gas in an effort to slash energy supply costs and cut greenhouse gas emissions. The move seems slightly ironic given the country advocated developing an LNG export complex for much of the past decade.
Santos has approved final investment for its $3.6 billion Barossa gas and condensate project off Australia’s Northern Territory that is targeting production in 2025. The go-ahead marks the biggest investment in Australia’s oil and gas sector since 2012.
Australia’s Santos has awarded the biggest contract tied to its $3.6 billion Barossa liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in northern Australia that will backfill Darwin LNG. This offers a strong signal that a final approval for the scheme is imminent.
East Timor’s national hydrocarbon agency, the ANPM, and London-based government marketing agency, IN-VR, have teamed up to promote the Southeast Asian nation’s second upstream licensing round.
Environmental issues arising from mining and bush fires in Australia are to be tackled with the help of a North Sea safety technology.
Woodside Energy is pushing ahead with its Scarborough plan, even while the final investment decision (FID) for Browse has been pushed back to the first half of 2021.
Timor-Leste will buy Shell’s 26.56% interest in the Greater Sunrise fields for £235 million.