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April 29, 2022

Wackett Conventional Gas Field, Australia

By Carmen

Wackett is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Australia and is operated by Santos. The field is located in block PL 146, PL 25, and PL 86.

Field participation details

The field is owned by New Hope, Energy World, Bounty Oil & Gas, Santos and Beach Energy.

Production from Wackett

The Wackett conventional gas field recovered 79.54% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2001. The peak production was approximately 0 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 23 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2042.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 2.4 Mmboe, comprised of 0.51 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 7.71 bcf of natural gas reserves and 0.6 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves.

About Santos

Santos Ltd (Santos) is an oil and natural gas company. Its activities include onshore, offshore, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects. The company has exploration and production acreage in Australia. Its operations are concentrated on core asset hubs such as Cooper Basin, Queensland and New South Wales, Papua New Guinea, Northern Australia and Timor-Leste, and Western Australia. Santos owns the related infrastructure and carries out transportation and marketing of hydrocarbons. Its products include natural gas, ethane, condensate, methane, coal seam gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and crude oil. The company supplies its products to homes, businesses, and major industries across Australia and Asia. Santos is headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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