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  • 5 April 2013

    Karoon Gas Australia said it has notified ConocoPhillips of its intention not to exercise its right to pre‐empt the proposed sale by ConocoPhillips of a 20% interest in Browse Basin exploration Blocks WA‐315‐P and WA‐398‐P to Chinese National Petroleum Company (PetroChina). By not exercising its pre‐emptive right under the joint venture agreements, Karoon clears the […]

  • 3 January 2014

    Karoon Gas Australia has informed that since the 20th December 2013 progress report on Grace‐1 well, off W. Australia, in addition to completing scheduled Blowout Preventer (BOP) testing, the rig was required to be evacuated as a result of tropical cyclone Christine passing near the Grace‐1 location. The rig is currently being remanned and no damage appears to […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    ConocoPhillips has decided to extend the contract with Transocean for the Transocean Legend semi-submersible drilling rig. The value of the two-well contract for work offshore Australia is estimated at around $64 million. Dayrate for the deal has been set at $425,000. The rig’s prior dayrate was $293,000. ConocoPhillips is using the rig for the Browse basin drilling campaign offshore […]

  • 23 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The “Transocean Legend” drilling rig is nearing completion of maintenance prior to the commencement of a firm drilling programme comprising five wells with an option for three additional wells in Karoon/ConocoPhillips Browse Basin permits, Karoon Gas Australia said in its Global Drilling Update. The drilling campaign is now expected to stard in early-February 2012 when […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Karron Gas today provided update on its global drilling program. Browse Exploration Drilling Campaign- Transocean Legend The “Transocean Legend” drilling rig is nearing completion of maintenance prior to the commencement of a firm drilling programme comprising five wells with an option for three additional wells in Karoon/ConocoPhillips Browse Basin permits. The drilling campaign is now […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia has announced that at 06:00 WST on the 19th of July the ConocoPhillips-operated Proteus‐1 ST1 was drilling ahead in the 6‐1/2” hole at a depth of 4583 metres offshore W. Australia. Since the last update the 7‐5/8” liner was cemented and pressure tested before running in hole and drilling ahead with the 6‐1/2” drilling assembly. ConocoPhillips […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia Ltd advises that the Proteus ‐ 1 exploration well was spudded at 04:28 hours (WDT) today, 25 March 2013. The Transocean Legend semi ‐ submersible rig is drilling the exploration well, which is operated by ConocoPhillips. ConocoPhillips is the operator of the jointly held WA ‐ 314 ‐ P, WA ‐ 315 […]

  • 19 July 2013

    At 06:00 WST on the 19th of July Proteus‐1 ST1 was drilling ahead in the 6‐1/2” hole at a depth of 4583 metres. Since the last update the 7‐5/8” liner was cemented and pressure tested before running in hole and drilling ahead with the 6‐1/2” drilling assembly. ConocoPhillips is the operator of the jointly held WA‐314‐P, WA‐315‐P […]

  • 23 May 2013

    At 06:00 WST on the 23rd of May an 8-1/2” drilling assembly was being made up as final preparations are made to recommence drilling in the 8-1/2” hole section. Since the last update the 8-1/2” hole section was drilled to a depth of 4740m where drilling difficulties halted progress. The 8-1/2” hole was then plugged […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Karoon Gas Australia Ltd advises that at 06:00 hours (WST) Tuesday, February 20, Zephyros-1 well was drilling out the 7-5/8” liner shoe in preparation for drilling ahead in the 6-1/2” hole section. Since the last report, the 8-1/2” inch hole was drilled from 4000m to 4822m and 7-5/8” liner was run and cemented. The Transocean […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At 06:00 WST on the 2nd of August preparations were being made to sidetrack the Proteus-1ST1 borehole. Since the last update the 6-1/2” hole section was drilled from 4583 mRT to 4937 mRT. After a stuck drill string and repeated failure at recovery a decision was made to sidetrack the well. Sidetracking operations are currently […]

  • 19 August 2013

    At 06:00 WST on the 16th of August the 4‐1/8” drilling assembly was being run into the hole on Proteus‐1 well. Since the last update, scheduled blowout preventer testing was completed, and Proteus‐1ST2 was successfully kicked off from the Proteus‐1ST1 borehole. Proteus‐1ST2 was then drilled to a depth of 4921 metre sin the 6‐1/2” hole section. A 5” […]

  • 20 January 2014

    Karoon Gas Australia has announced that as at 0600 WDT on 20 January, Grace-1 well in the Browse basin offshore W. Australia, was drilling ahead at 4,844 metres in the 6-1/2″ hole section. The current hole section is expected to contain the primary Lower Plover formation target. Since the 3rd January 2014 Grace-1 progress report, remanning […]

  • 3 January 2013

    Karoon Gas Australia said that Zephyros-1 was drilling out cement at the 13-3/8” casing shoe in preparation for drilling ahead in the 12-1/4” hole section. As previously announced, the 13-3/8” casing shoe was set and cemented at 2691m. Since the last report, mechanical repairs and maintenance of the BOP’s have been completed and the BOP’s […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

      At 0600 hrs WST, Karoon advises that a production test string was being installed in the Boreas-1 well. After the installation is completed in the coming days, production testing will commence and continue through the coming week. The Transocean Legend semi-submersible rig is drilling the exploration well, which is operated by ConocoPhillips. ConocoPhillips is […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Karoon Gas Australia Ltd advises that at 06:00 hours (WST) today, mechanical repair of the Blowout Preventers (“BOP”) was being undertaken. Upon completion of the repairs, the BOP and marine riser will be re-run to the sea floor to allow drilling of the 8-1/2” hole section to proceed. Since the last report and prior to […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia Ltd advises that at 06:00 hours (WST) today, final function testing of the Blowout Preventers (“BOP”) on the sea floor is currently being undertaken, with the expectation of drilling ahead with the 8 ½” hole later today. Since the last report, the BOPs and marine riser were run to the sea floor, […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Karoon Gas Australia announced that today, ConocoPhillips was completing pressure testing and pre-deployment checks of the BOPs on surface. Since the last report, the BOPs and marine riser were run to the sea floor, and after failing to function satisfactorily they were pulled from the hole. Trouble shooting, repairs and pressure/function testing were then performed […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia Ltd advises that at 08:00 hours (WST) today, the well was ready to make up the 12-1/4” bottom-hole drilling assembly prior to running in the hole to drill ahead. Since the last report a 36” hole was drilled, the conductor was run and cemented at 572 m, a 17-1/2” hole was drilled, […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Karoon Gas Australia Ltd advises that at 06:00 hours (WST) today, troubleshooting of the BOP was being conducted on the sea floor. Since the last report, the BOP and marine riser were pulled from the hole for further testing and repairs on the deck of the rig. Following these repairs the BOP and marine […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At 06:00 hrs WST, Karoon advises that wireline logs were being acquired in the Boreas-1 well. Since the last report, 108 metres of core was cut and recovered to surface, and the well was drilled to its total depth. Wireline logging will include pressure testing and sampling programs in order to confirm the LWD and […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia Ltd advises that at 06:00 hours (WST) today, the Boreas-1 well was drilling ahead at 3908 m in a 12-1/4″ hole. Since the last report, drilling began in the 12-1/4″ section from the 13-3/8″ casing point at 2822m and has  continued to the current depth.  The Transocean Legend semi-submersible rig is drilling […]