Sasanof spuds, Kanga dry - drilling news from Oz

Western Gas have spudded the Sasanof-1 well on the NW Shelf of Australia. This is a prolific gas basin with large gas reserves, both on production and yet to be developed.


Sasanof holds a possible 7.2 Tcf GIIP near to the stranded 2 Tcf of the Equus project discoveries. Could success at Sasanof see the Equus project progress to development?


We discuss this deepwater well, drilled by the Valaris MS-1 semisubmersible, providing a regional context, looking at possible export routes with multiple LNG terminals in the region.


We also briefly cover the Kanga-1 well - a disappointing result near to the North Rankin field. Diamond Offshore's Ocean Apex drilled this well with operator SapuraOMV announcing the results earlier this month.



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