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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