Shell Abandons Palta-1 Exploration Well

Australia's Octanex N.L. (Octanex) reported that it has been advised by Shell Development (Australia) Pty Ltd (Shell) that the Palta-1 exploration well, operated by Shell and situated within the WA-384-P permit, has reached total depth and logging results confirm that it did not encounter commercial hydrocarbons.

The well is currently being plugged and abandoned.

Shell has confirmed that well operations have been conducted without any reportable safety or environmental incident.

Octanex holds residual rights in each of the WA-384-P and WA-385-P permits held by Shell. Those rights are in the form of discovery payments and a 1 percent royalty over any production from the permits, as well as rights of re-conveyance of the permits.

The permits are located in the southern Exmouth Sub-basin.

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Post a Comment Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies
Events  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Our Privacy Pledge
SUBSCRIBE


Most Popular Articles


From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Subsea Engineer II - Subsea Support Group
Expertise: Subsea Engineer|Subsea Engineering
Location: Houston, TX
 
Subsea Supervisor - Advantage
Expertise: Hydraulic & Pneumatic|Maintenance Technician|Subsea Engineer
Location: Houston, TX
 
Subsea Supervisor - Sub Sea Support Group
Expertise: Hydraulic & Pneumatic|Maintenance Technician|Subsea Engineer
Location: Houston, TX
 
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $53.3/BBL 0.31%
Light Crude Oil : $47.98/BBL 1.24%
Natural Gas : $2.82/MMBtu 1.07%
Updated in last 24 hours