Shell in ‘significant’ gas discovery offshore Australia
Shell has made a “significant gas and condensate discovery” with the Bratwurst-1 well located in the Browse Basin off the North West Coast of Western Australia.
Shell said last Friday that the drilling of the Bratwurst-1 exploration well, within title AC/P64 , was concluded on December 4, 2019 after a 78-day campaign.
This campaign was completed in just over 18 months from bidding and 12 months from award of the AC/P64 title. Shell has a 100% interest in the license.
This discovery is located 160km north east of the Shell-operated Prelude FLNG facility and presents an opportunity for a future tie-back to Prelude. It supports Shell’s growth plans for more and cleaner energy, with LNG being the predominant focus for Shell in Australia.
“Gas is a core component of our strategy to provide more and cleaner energy solutions” said Zoe Yujnovich, Executive Vice President, Shell Australia.
“Today’s announcement shows how, through exploration, we are building a strong pipeline of discoveries to support our assets in Western Australia.”
Spotted a typo? Have something more to add to the story? Maybe a nice photo? Contact our editorial team via email.
Also, if you’re interested in showcasing your company, product or technology on Offshore Energy Today, please contact us via our advertising form where you can also see our media kit.