Bratwurst: A significant discovery for Shell
Dec. 20, 2019
Shell Australia today announced a significant gas and condensate discovery in the Browse Basin off the North West Coast of Western Australia.
Drilling of the Bratwurst -1 exploration well, within title AC/P64 (100% Shell Equity, Operated), was safely and successfully concluded on 4th December 2019 after a 78-day campaign. This campaign was completed in just over 18 months from bidding and 12 months from award of the AC/P64 title.
This discovery is located 160km north east of the Shell operated Prelude FLNG facility and presents an opportunity for a future tie-back to Prelude. It supports Shell’s growth plans for more and cleaner energy, with LNG being the predominant focus for Shell in Australia.
“Gas is a core component of our strategy to provide more and cleaner energy solutions” said Zoe Yujnovich, Executive Vice President, Shell Australia. “Today’s announcement shows how, through exploration, we are building a strong pipeline of discoveries to support our assets in Western Australia.”
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