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Gas discovery positions Chevron as key LNG supplier

LNG Industry,

Chevron Australia Pty Ltd has announced further drilling success in the Australian Greater Gorgon Area, located in the Carnarvon Basin.

The Isosceles-1 exploration discovery well encountered approximately 134 m (440 ft) of net gas pay in the Triassic Mungaroo Sands in 968 m of water (3175 ft). The well is located in the WA-392-P permit area approximately 95 km (60 miles) northwest of Barrow Island, offshore Western Australia.

“This discovery is a continuation of our exploration success and further positions our company as a key supplier for future LNG demand in the Asia-Pacific region,” said Melody Meyer, President of Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production Company.

Roy Krzywosinski, Managing Director, Chevron Australia, added: “This discovery in the Greater Gorgon Area is an important addition to our portfolio and highlights the industry-leading results of our exploration program in Australia.”

Chevron Australia is the operator of WA-392-P with a 50% interest while Shell Australia and Mobil Australia Resources each hold a 25% interest.

Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward

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