Judith is a conventional gas development located in shallow water in Australia and is operated by Emperor Energy. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Judith was discovered in 1989, lies in block VIC/P47, with water depth of around 279 feet. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2027. The Judith conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately four wells and includes subsea tree.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Emperor Energy.

Production from Judith

Production from the Judith conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2027 and is forecast to peak in 2028, to approximately 1,168 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 27 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2047.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 29.48 Mmboe, comprised of 2.63 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 161.11 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Judith conventional gas field

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

Other Contractors: 3D-GEO and EDS Group

About Emperor Energy

Emperor Energy Ltd (Emperor Energy), formerly Oil Basins Ltd, is an oil and gas company that explores, produces, and develops crude oil and natural gas properties. The company explores oil and gas properties in onshore Canning Basin of Western Australia, offshore Gippsland Basin waters of south-eastern Australia and offshore Carnarvon Basin waters of Western Australia. It offers projects such as Carnarvon Basin offshore, Gippsland Basin offshore, Canning Basin onshore, Derby Block- onshore, and CSG LNG Downstream, among others. Emperor Energy operates offshore and two onshore petroleum exploration permits across Australia. The company provides its products and services across Australia. Emperor Energy is headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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