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Shell makes significant gas discovery offshore WA

Shell Australia has revealed a significant gas and condensate discovery offshore Western Australia’s north west coast in the Browse Basin.

The company’s drilling of the Bratwurst -1 exploration well, within title AC/P64 (100 per cent Shell equity, operated), was safely and successfully concluded on December 4 last year after a 78-day campaign.

Shell’s campaign was completed in just over 18 months from bidding and 12 months from award of the AC/P64 title.

This discovery, announced last month, is 160km north east of the Shell-operated Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility and presents an opportunity for a future tie-back to Prelude. Read more here…



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