Mahalo is a cbm development located onshore Australia and is operated by Origin Energy. Discovered in 2013, Mahalo lies in block ATP 1191P.

The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2024. The Mahalo cbm development will involve the drilling of approximately 20 wells.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Santos, Comet Ridge, Origin Energy, China Petrochemical and ConocoPhillips.

Production from Mahalo

Production from the Mahalo cbm development project is expected to begin in 2024 and is forecast to peak in 2028, to approximately 114 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2034.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 39.25 Mmboe, comprised of 235.52 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Mahalo cbm field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Mahalo project as follows.

EPC Contractors: BJC Heavy Industries

Other Contractors: Silver City Drilling and TDC Drilling

About Origin Energy

Origin Energy Ltd (Origin Energy) is an integrated energy company, which generates, supplies and distributes electricity; explores for and develops natural gas reserves; and produces and sells gas. The company generates electricity from natural-gas fired, coal-fired, wind, solar, pumped water storage and cogeneration plants. It supplies electricity, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers. The company’s gas exploration and production portfolio includes interests in basins in Australia, New Zealand and Vietnam. It owns and operates natural gas production plants in Australia and New Zealand. The company has operations in Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Chile and Indonesia. Origin Energy is headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


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