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Activity - Yoorn-1 Exploration Drilling

Activity details
Organisation Santos WA Northwest Pty Ltd
Activity types Drilling
Other survey
In-force EP 6803
Submission date 05 November, 2021
Outcome Accepted
Acceptance date 20 April, 2022
Locations North West
Start date 10 October, 2022
Stop date 14 October, 2022
Please note: activity start and stop dates are based on notifications provided by the titleholder.

Titleholder contact
Dawn MacInnes
Phone: 08 6218 7100

Activity Description
Santos WA Northwest Pty Ltd (Santos) proposes to drill an exploration well within petroleum exploration permit WA-499-P known as Yoorn-1.
The permits are in Commonwealth waters located approximately 103 kilometres offshore from Dampier in Western Australia (WA).
This Environment Plan (EP) covers the exploration drilling activities at Yoorn-1 and all MODU, vessel, ROV and helicopter operations within the operational area (the activity).
Drilling activity duration is estimated in the table below. Duration is dependent on operational down time, contingency operations (e.g. sidetrack or re-spud if required) and delays due to unfavourable weather.

Well - Yoorn-1
Estimated Duration - 100 days
Estimated Spud - Q2–Q4 2022
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Location map - Activity: Yoorn-1 Exploration Drilling (refer to description)

Accepted EP Documents

EP Document A836953 (34.2 MB)
OPEP Document A836955 (9.11 MB)

Related EP assessments

6803 (Click to view)