Clunie/Barney is a producing cbm field located onshore Australia and is operated by QGC. The field is located in block PL 466 and PL 474.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Shell, Origin Energy, China Petrochemical, Tokyo Gas, China National Offshore Oil and ConocoPhillips.

Production from Clunie/Barney

The Clunie/Barney cbm field recovered 58.47% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2015. The peak production was approximately 7 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2041.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1.62 Mmboe, comprised of 9.71 bcf of natural gas reserves. Clunie/Barney cbm field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing cbm fields globally.

About QGC

QGC Pty Limited (QGC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, is a natural gas exploration and production company. It strives to develop onshore gas reserves in Queensland. QGC is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia.


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