John Brookes is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Australia and is operated by Santos WA Northwest. The field is located in block WA-214-P and WA-29-L, with water depth of 295 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Santos.

Production from John Brookes

The John Brookes conventional gas field recovered 78.94% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2010. The peak production was approximately 2.88 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 274 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2031.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 45.27 Mmboe, comprised of 3.33 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 251.61 bcf of natural gas reserves. John Brookes conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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