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State Gas launches next phase of production

Reids Dome

 State Gas is commencing the next stage of field works at both its Reid’s Dome (PL-231) and Rolleston-West (ATP 2062) Gas Projects in Central Queensland after encouraging results from both projects. 

The activities in its program consist of bringing new gas supplies to market from Reid’s Dome and Rolleston-West to meet near term forecast shortfalls in the east coast domestic gas market. 

State Gas is the sole owner of the contiguous Reid’s Dome and Rolleston-West Projects, both of which contain both CSG and conventional gas.  

The company outlined that at Reid’s Dome the production test of the Nyanda-4 well demonstrated the potential of the area, producing at a stabilised rate of 140,000 cubic feet per day, punctuated by peak rates of up to 700,000 cubic feet/day1.  

State Gas is now undertaking works on the nearby Nyanda-8 well (2 km to the south) and Serocold-1 in the central area of Reid’s Dome, aiming to deliver production from those wells to the levels achieved at Nyanda-4.  

 State Gas also reported that at Rolleston-West it will conduct the first production test in the area at the Rougemont-2 well which was drilled in June.  

The Rougemont-2 well intersected more than 8 metres net of coal seams in the Bandanna Formation, starting at the depth of 316 metres.  

The Queensland-based gas exploration and development company is focussing on the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland.  

State Gas’ sole ownership of the Reid’s Dome and Rolleston-West Projects enables integration of activities and a unified super-gasfield development, providing economies of scale, efficient operations, and optionality in marketing.  

The upcoming production test is the next step in proving the Rougement-2 well’s potential and in assessing the potential for the broader Bandanna East CSG fairway in ATP 2062.  

A services rig is currently mobilising to site to undertake the work at all three wells.  

 Weather permitting, works are expected to be complete and production tests commenced (or recommenced) at all three wells by the end of November.