North West Shelf seismic sweep nears completion

Woodside Petroleum says the 4,050-sq km (1,564-sq mi) North West Shelf Fortuna 3D seismic survey is expected to be completed by the end of May.

Offshore staff

PERTH, AustraliaWoodside Petroleum says the 4,050-sq km (1,564-sq mi) North West Shelf Fortuna 3D seismic survey is expected to be completed by the end of May.

The survey vessel mobilized to northwestAustralia in December and started the program on Jan. 6.

Elsewhere in the region, front-end engineering continues forPersephone, the next major gas development planned for the North West Shelf project. A final investment decision is due later this year.

Persephone would be asubsea tieback to the North Rankin Complex (North Rankin A and North Rankin B).

04/22/2014

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