The Client Benefits
Exceptional all round project delivery with every objective achieved, plus savings
All regulatory submissions were successfully handled in-house without delays to any of the geophysical and seismic, geotechnical or drilling campaigns.
Outstanding cost efficiency
All campaign activities were executed successfully and under budget – a great result for our client, who saved $A7m thanks to our performance.
A number of logistical challenges were overcome with no impact to the critical path of operations, even though equipment was mobilised from 13 different countries.
Appraisal targets met
Appraisal objectives were successfully met, with 89 meters of core taken, an extensive logging campaign completed and over 9,000 barrels of drill water injected. The well was drilled conventionally using a 30 x 13 3/8 x 9 5/8 x 7” well design to a total depth of 1,500m. Conventional cores were taken through the 8 1/2” hole section with wireline logs taken over both the 12 1/4” and 8 1/2” hole sections. The 7” liner was perforated to provide the conduit for injectivity testing.
Strong environmental outcome
Inevitably there was intense interest in the environmental impact of the site – the outcome could not have been better. The geophysical, geotechnical and drilling campaigns were delivered without harm to the environment and the stakeholder engagement strategy helped ensure all regulatory approvals were met comfortably.