Chevron makes double discovery offshore Australia

Chevron has proven gas with two wells in the Carnarvon basin offshore Western Australia.

Offshore staff

SAN RAMON, California – Chevron has proven gas with two wells in the Carnarvon basin offshore Western Australia.

The Clio-2 well, 90 mi (150 km) off the coast of Western Australia in 3,200 ft (990 m) of water, was drilled to a total depth of 14,400 ft (4,405 m). It struck 375 ft (115 m) of net gas pay, the company reports. Chevron Australia operates Clio with a 66.66% interest while Shell Development (Australia) holds the balance.

The company also made a discovery with the Kentish Knock-1 well, which encountered approximately 110 ft (34 m) of net gas pay. It was drilled in 4,000 ft (1,200 m) of water to 8,300 ft (2,500 m) TD. Chevron Australia operates Kentish Knock with a 50% interest while Shell Development (Australia) holds the balance.

08/19/2009

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