Woodside's Eskdale-1 Comes Up Dr

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. reports that the current operation on the Eskdale-1 exploration well, located in permit WA-255-P, is waiting on suitable weather conditions before pulling anchors. Wire-line logs have been acquired and the well plugged and abandoned. Non-commercial hydrocarbon shows were observed over the primary objective interval.

Equal joint venture participants in WA-255-P are BHP Billiton Petroleum (Australia) Pty Ltd (operator) and Woodside Energy Ltd.