Mereenie is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Australia and is operated by Central Petroleum. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block OL 5 and OL 4. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Mereenie, namely the Mereenie Pilot Development . This project is currently in the feed stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Central Petroleum, Macquarie Mereenie and OG Oil & Gas.

Production from Mereenie

The Mereenie conventional gas field recovered 89.69% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2007. The peak production was approximately 0.92 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 44.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2029.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 7.98 Mmboe, comprised of 0.63 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 44.15 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Mereenie conventional gas field

The key contractors involved in the Mereenie project as follows.

Other Contractors: Easternwell Group Operations

About Central Petroleum

Central Petroleum Ltd (CPL) operates as an oil and gas company that offers exploration and development services. The company develops, produces, processes and markets hydrocarbons. It operates its oil and gas assets in Amadeus basin, Pedirka basin, Georgina basin, and Wiso basin. CPL’s Amadeus basin assets include Mereenie oil and gas field, Dingo gas field, Ooraminna field, North Mereenie block, Southern Amadeus basin, Surprise oil field, and Palm Valley gas field. The company has exploration permits such as EP(A) 130, EP 112, EP 125, EP 105, EP(A) 149, and EP(A) 147 in Pedirka basin. It also provides advisory services on oil and gas projects in central Australia. CPL is headquartered in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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