The Australian Federal Government has opened public consultation on five potential areas for the 2021 Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release program.
Oil and gas junior Leigh Creek Energy has been awarded two exploration blocks in South Australia.
The Adelaide-based explorer told share holders that it had successfully won PEL 675 and PEL 676 by the Department of Energy and Mining. Both licences were released in last year’s Cooper Basin Acreage Release.
Leigh Creek said it still has to secure Native Title agreements, before which planned work programs over the next five years could commence. These include 2D and...
The State Government of South Australia has announced the successful bids for five new Petroleum Exploration Licences (PELs) with a guaranteed work program valued at $58.85 million over the next five years.
The Department for Energy and Mining said the successful applicants for new PELs in the Cooper Basin are Leigh Creek Energy, Cordillo Energy, Gidgee Energy and Vintage Energy.
Out of the starting blocks
Minister for Energy and Mining, Dan van Holst Pellekaan said there were...
Chevron and Total have been awarded blocks offshore Brazil in the country’s 16th bidding round.
The US supermajor and its partners, Wintershall Dea and Repsol, picked up acreage in the Santos and Campos basins comprising blocks S-M-766 and C-M-845, which contain pre-salt targets and a work program intended to conduct 3D seismic acquisition and prospect maturation.
French Total and co-venturers Qatar Petroleum and Petronas won the C-M-541 deep offshore block in the Campos Basin,...