Conducting activities after approval

If you carry out activities for geophysical or aerial surveys, well drilling and petroleum recovery after approval, you must submit reports of these activities.

Read below for more information.

Once you start the geophysical survey, you must produce a weekly survey report to the Petroleum Operations team.

After you complete the survey

Once you complete the geophysical survey, you must:

  • complete clean up and demobilisation from survey site
  • ensure the environment is rehabilitated as per the approved environmental management plan
  • supply periodic report for environmental rehabilitation
  • confirm rehabilitation is complete - this may involve third party validation.

An assessment of the final environment rehabilitation report will take place prior to release of the security deposit.

Once you start the aerial survey, you must produce a weekly survey report to the Petroleum Operations team.

After you complete the survey

Once you complete the aerial survey, you must submit survey completion reports and data sets to the Petroleum Data Management team.

For well drilling and workover, you must complete a well plan summary.

Well plan summary

You must provide a well plan summary 7 days before starting well activity under an approved well operations management plan (WOMP).

Interest holder Well activity WOMP acceptance date Well plan summary
Origin EnergyAmungee NW-2H well drilling25 October 2022Amungee NW-2H well plan summary
PDF (798.7 KB)
Imperial Oil and Gas Pty LimitedCarpentaria 3H well drilling3 October 2022Carpentaria 3H well plan summary PDF (1.8 MB)
Sweetpea Petroleum Pty LtdMaverick 1H well drilling28 July 2022Maverick 1H well plan summary PDF (504.3 KB)
Central Petroleum LimitedPalm Valley (PV12 ST1) well drilling25 March 2022Palm Valley PV12 ST1 well plan summary PDF (496.6 KB)
Central Petroleum LimitedPalm Valley (PV12 ST2) well drilling25 March 2022Palm Valley PV12 ST2 well plan summary PDF (196.9 KB)
Central Petroleum LimitedPalm Valley (PV12) well drilling25 March 2022Palm Valley PV12 well plan summary
PDF (195.7 KB)
Imperial Oil and Gas Pty Limited Carpenteria 2 well drilling 11 October 2021 Carpenteria 2 well plan summary PDF (1.1 MB)
Origin Energy Velkerri 76 S2 1 well drilling 22 July 2021 Velkerri 76 S2 1 well plan summary
PDF (265.5 KB)
Santos QNT Pty Ltd Tanumbirini 3H well drilling 6 May 2021 Tanumbirini 3H well plan summary
PDF (1.2 MB)
Santos QNT Pty Ltd Tanumbirini 2H well drilling 6 May 2021 Tanumbirini 2H well plan summary
PDF (1.2 MB)
Central Petroleum Limited West Mereenie 27 (WM27) well drilling 25 March 2021 West Mereenie 27 well plan summary PDF (269.3 KB)
Central Petroleum Limited West Mereenie 28 (WM28) well drilling 25 March 2021 West Mereenie 28 well plan summary PDF (270.4 KB)
Imperial Oil and Gas Pty Limited Carpentaria 1 well drilling 21 September 2020 Carpentaria 1 well plan summary
PDF (1.3 MB)
Santos QNT Pty Ltd Tanumbirini 1 hydraulic fracturing, flow testing, suspension, monitoring and decommissioning activities. 30 October 2019 Tanumbirini 1 well plan summary PDF (642.9 KB)
Origin Energy Kyalla 117 N2-1/N2-1H well drilling, hydraulic fracturing, completion, flow testing, suspension, monitoring and decommissioning activities. 24 August 2019 Kyalla well plan summary PDF (8.6 MB)

Well barrier integrity validation report

You must submit a well barrier integrity validation (WBIV) report if you:

  • identify degraded performance of a well barrier
  • do any of the following to a well barrier:
    • validate
    • install
    • replace
    • modify.

Before submitting, you must have the WBIV report certified by an independent and reputable validator.

Interest holder Well name Well completion date Verified WBIV WOMP acceptance date
Central Petroleum LimitedWest Mereenie WM 2712 August 2021West Mereenie WM 27 WBIV PDF (235.7 KB)12 May 2022
Central Petroleum LimitedWest Mereenie WM 285 September 2021West Mereenie WM 28 WBIV PDF (229.4 KB)12 May 2022
Santos QNT Pty Ltd Tanumbirini 2HST1 OngoingTanumbirini 2HST1 well test up tubing WBIV PDF (442.2 KB)6 May 2021
Santos QNT Pty Ltd Tanumbirini 3HST1 OngoingTanumbirini 3HST1 well test up tubing WBIV  PDF (438.0 KB)6 May 2021
Imperial Oil and Gas Pty Ltd Carpentaria 1 27 October 2021 Carpentaria 1  post hydraulic fracturing WBIV PDF (183.7 KB) 31 May 2021
Imperial Oil and Gas Pty Ltd Carpentaria 2/2H 16 December 2021 Carpentaria 2/2H - suspended WBIV PDF (172.7 KB) 11 October 2021
Origin Energy Kyalla 117 N2-1H 21 February 2020 Kyalla 117 N2-1H - shut-in - 2-7/8" tubing installed WBIV
PDF (445.4 KB)
24 August 2019
Origin Energy Velkerri
76S2-1
28 October 2021 Velkerri 76S2-1 - well suspension post DFIT PDF (2.6 MB) 22 July 2021
Imperial Oil and Gas Pty Limited Carpentaria 1 23 October 2020 Carpentaria 1 pre-hydraulic fracture stimulation WBIV PDF (273.7 KB) 31 May 2021
Origin Energy Kyalla 117 N2-1/N2-1H 21 February 2020 Kyalla 117 N2-1/N2-1H pre-hydraulic fracture stimulation WBIV PDF (1.6 MB) 24 August 2019
Santos QNT Pty Ltd Tanumbirini 1 12 December 2019 Tanumbirini 1 WBIV PDF (597.7 KB) 30 October 2019
Imperial Oil and Gas Pty Ltd Carpentaria 1 23 October 2020 Carpentaria 1 post-drilling and well suspension WBIV
PDF (207.8 KB)
21 September 2020

Daily reports

You must submit daily reports every day before midday Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) of the drilling or workover operations for the previous 24 hours.

The report should include the:

  • name of the well
  • drilled depth
  • operations carried out to the nearest 15 minutes
  • lithology of formations penetrated and the interpreted depth of any marker horizons
  • any indications of petroleum
  • results of surveys made in the well bore
  • estimated daily and cumulative well costs.

How to submit your reports

Submit your reports by email to petroleum.operations@nt.gov.au.

Contact

Contact Petroleum Operations by calling 08 8999 7348 or emailing petroleum.operations@nt.gov.au.


Last updated: 03 November 2022

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