Athena is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Australia and is operated by Mobil Australia Resources. The field is located in block WA-17-L, with water depth of 433 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Exxon Mobil and Santos.

Production from Athena

The Athena conventional gas field recovered 83.11% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2011. The peak production was approximately 70 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2038.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 14.91 Mmboe, comprised of 89.46 bcf of natural gas reserves. Athena conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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