Latest news from MEPAU in the Mid West
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.
AWE is preparing to commence a production test (flow test) of the Waitsia-01 appraisal well in late September, which will potentially become a production well.
An update on our groundwater monitoring program at the Drover-01 exploration well site located in the Shire of Coorow, approximately 18km southeast of Green Head and 220km north of Perth.
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.
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.
In March this year the flow test of the Senecio-03 well conducted by AWE attracted a number of complaints from residents in the Irwin town site about noise, odour and vibrations from the flow test.
AWE has commenced drilling the Waitsia-02 appraisal well, located approximately 16.5km east-southeast of Dongara.
AWE commenced drilling the Waitsia-01 appraisal well on Thursday, 14 May 2015.
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.
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.
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.
AWE recently commenced its planned and approved Diagnostic Fracture Injection Test (DFIT) at the Drover-01 exploration well site, located 18 kilometres southeast of Green Head.
More than 80 representatives from local Mid West businesses attended a Procurement Workshop run by AWE and the Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Dongara on Wednesday, March 25th.
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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