Search results for: Melbana

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  • 23 May 2018

    NOPSEMA has granted Melbana Energy environmental approval to undertake a 3D seismic survey over the Beehive prospect offshore Australia.

  • 29 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation

    Australian offshore regulator has granted Melbana Energy the approval to suspend the deadline for completion of the current WA-488-P permit year work obligations by 12 months.

  • 3 October 2019

    Melbana Energy has received a request from Total and Santos to extend by one month the date by which they must exercise the options they each hold to acquire a 40% interest in WA-488-P in return for agreeing to jointly fund the drilling of the Beehive-1 exploration well off Australia. 

  • 25 February 2019

    Melbana Energy has received the fast-track processed data from the Beehive 3D seismic survey offshore Australia undertaken during August 2018.

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus has been awarded a contract to undertake a 3D seismic survey over the Beehive prospect located off Australia.

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Melbana Energy said it has executed a seismic funding and farm in option agreement with Total and Santos in relation to Melbana’s 100% owned WA-488-P, which contains the multi billion barrel Beehive prospect. The agreement provides for Total and Santos to fully fund 100% of the cost of a 3D seismic survey over the Beehive […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oil and gas exploration company Melbana Energy has announced its intentions to make a takeover offer for 100 percent of ordinary shares in ASX-listed Metgasco.

  • 12 December 2017

    Australia’s Santos will partially fund and operate a 3D seismic survey over what it described as the exciting, undrilled Beehive prospect, the Bonaparte Basin offshore Western Australia. The other part of the funding will come from the French oil major Total. This will earn Santos and Total an option to farm into the WA-488-P license and […]

  • 13 November 2017

    Oil and gas exploration company Melbana Energy, formerly known as MEO Australia, has identified more potential for prospectivity on its Ashmore Cartier exploration permits AC/P50 and AC/P51 offshore Australia. Melbana said on Friday that the preliminary assessment of the recent 3D seismic broadband reprocessing results identified the potential for additional prospectivity in the two licenses. […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oil and gas exploration company Melbana Energy has been unsuccessful in taking over compatriot ASX-listed oil and gas company Metgasco.

  • 14 June 2019

    Melbana Energy has said that preliminary interpretation of the newly acquired Beehive 3D seismic survey off Australia confirms some key technical characteristics of Beehive, further de-risking the prospect.

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chief executive officer of oil and gas exploration company Melbana Energy has decided to leave the company.

  • 12 January 2018

    Australian independent oil and gas company, Melbana Energy, has appointed Robert Zammit as the chief executive officer following the resignation of Peter Stickland. 

  • 9 August 2018
    Project & Tenders

    The Beehive prospect has been described as “potentially the largest undrilled hydrocarbon prospect in Australia.”

  • 1 December 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Oil & gas exploration company Melbana Energy, formerly known as MEO Australia, has further delayed drilling of the Beehive prospect, in the WA-488-P permit offshore Australia, for 2019.  The well was initially planned to be drilled in 2015 but it was delayed in December 2015 for 2017. In the meantime, the company was trying to […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s Melbana Energy has exited two non-core offshore permits in North-West Australia’s Vulcan Sub-basin.

  • 4 December 2019

    Beehive is a prospect with 388 million barrels of oil equivalent of prospective resource

  • 3 April 2019

    Following the receipt and approval of the final processed data from the Beehive 3D seismic survey off Australia, Total and Santos now have six months to exercise option to farm-in and drill the first exploration well on the prospect.

  • 12 December 2017

    France’s Total and Australia’s Santos have entered a deal with Melbana Energy to fund a seismic survey over the Beehive prospect offshore northern Australia in exchange for the option of acquiring an 80 percent interest. Melbana’s Beehive prospect in the WA-488-P licence, which sits in the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf off the coast of the Northern […]

  • 28 September 2016

    Melbourne-based independent oil and gas company, MEO Australia on Wednesday informed that it intends to relaunch the company as Melbana Energy Limited and concurrently amend its ASX ticker to “MAY”. The proposed changes are subject to shareholder approval. The name “Melbana Energy” was selected following a comprehensive review of potential alternatives and consideration of cultural […]

  • 26 July 2017

    Oil and gas exploration company Melbana Energy, formerly know as MEO Australia, has farmed out a share in its Ashmore Cartier exploration permits AC/P50 and AC/P51 offshore Australia. Melbana said on Wednesday that Rouge Rock Pty Ltd exercised its option to acquire a 45 percent interest in the AC/P50 and AC/P51 exploration permits located in […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Beehive 3D seismic survey offshore Australia has been completed safely and without incident, Melbana Energy said on Tuesday. The survey was acquired by Polarcus using its vessel Polarcus Naila. During the planning of the Beehive 3D Seismic Survey, a new lead was identified and the survey area was extended by approximately 100km2 (~16%) to provide […]