Latest news from AWE in the Mid West

Waitsia-01 flow test update

AWE has flow tested the second zone in the Waitsia-01 appraisal well, the Kingia formation, to further assess the conventional Waitsia gas discovery.

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Wrap-up from the Shire of Irwin Gas Expo

AWE took part in the Shire of Irwin’s Oil and Gas Expo which connected local community members and stakeholders with a range of information in relation to the local oil and gas industry and its operations.

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Drover-01 exploration program update

AWE and its joint venture partner, Titan Energy, have announced that the Drover-01 exploration well near Green Head will not be hydraulically fracture stimulated, as initially planned and approved, and will proceed to be decommissioned and the site rehabilitated.

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Waitsia-01 delivers excellent results

The Waitsia-01 appraisal well, drilled in May/June this year, delivered positive results confirming the initial evaluation of the Waitsia gas field as well as identifying the potential for further upside.

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Community Information Exchange Session in Shire of Irwin

On Thursday, 30 April, AWE held a Community Information Exchange Session in the Shire of Irwin to update the local Mid West community about our operations and forward plans in the area and to receive feedback on the local community’s views, including any concerns or suggestions.

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Upcoming Community Information Exchange Session

As part of AWE’s commitment to engaging with the local Mid West community about our operations and forward plans in the Shire of Irwin, we are holding a Community Information Exchange Session next week on Thursday, 30 April.

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Participating in a Farmer Information Day

Farmers from around Carnamah, and a few who made the trip from Irwin, along with representatives from various oil and gas-related organisations recently participated in a Mining and Farming Coexistence Information Day in Carnamah.

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Drilling starts at Irwin-01

On Wednesday 25 March, AWE commenced drilling the Irwin-1 exploration well, which is located on cleared agricultural land 22.7 kilometres east of Dongara.

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The Northern Perth Basin

The Northern Perth Basin is a prolific oil and gas producing area covering a large portion of the Mid West region of Western Australia. The town of Dongara, located approximately 360km north of Perth, is the regional economic hub for a number of industries, including oil and gas.