Late this 12 months Woodside ought to begin producing oil from its Sangomar mission which is 77 per cent full.
“In Senegal, subsea set up and improvement drilling has progressed effectively, with seven of the deliberate 23 wells now accomplished,” O’Neill stated.
Woodside spent $US1.77 billion on the Scarborough to Pluto gasoline export mission in WA in 2022.
“The mixed initiatives at the moment are one-quarter of the best way to completion and are on monitor for focused first LNG cargo in 2026,” O’Neill stated.
Woodside’s assertion stated engagement on environmental approvals continued for offshore development actions, with no affect to the vital path.
Woodside wants the offshore surroundings regulator NOPSEMA to just accept its plans for every scope of labor earlier than it could possibly begin work within the waters off WA.
Nevertheless, two latest setbacks suffered by Santos on its Barossa gasoline mission north of Darwin have proven that the mission progress stays in danger even after a plan is accepted however the regulator.
Santos has been compelled to droop drilling final 12 months after dropping a Federal Courtroom case over whether or not it correctly consulted with Indigenous teams.
This week the regulator revealed pipeline development was stopped simply weeks earlier than it was as a consequence of begin as Santos needed to test it might not disturb seabed websites of significance to the Indigenous individuals of the Tiwi Islands.