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Finder Exploration Pty Ltd (Finder) is a privately held oil and gas exploration company active in the greater North West Shelf in Western Australia.



Latest News


  • Theia-1 drilling operations complete August 31, 2015

    Finder is pleased to announce that operations in relation to the drilling of the Theia-1 exploration well in Exploration Permit EP 493 of the onshore Canning Basin are now complete. Theia-1 was a test of the Middle Ordovician Goldwyer III liquids rich resource play and early assessment of the well results appear to validate the geological model and de-risk the play. Please click here for more detail.

  • Petroleum Retention Lease WA-59-R has been granted for a term of five years August 13, 2015

    Finder and Quadrant Energy Australia Limited have been granted a retention lease over the Olympus gas discovery made in Exploration Permit WA-450-P in 2012/2013. Petroleum Retention Lease WA-59-R has been granted for a term of five years. Please click here for more detail on the asset.

  • Finder Exploration Canada Limited June 10, 2015

    Finder is pleased to announce the acquisition of 130,000 acres (>200 sections) of Petroleum and Natural Gas Rights in Alberta, Canada. Please click here for more detail about this exciting new opportunity.

  • PESA Deal Day 2015 presentation May 15, 2015

    PESA Deal Day 2015 presentation – “Success is about having options …… the more options the more success!”
    Download the PESA Deal Day 2015 presentation by clicking here.

  • Finder is pleased to announce that it has been granted onshore petroleum exploration permit EP 493 in the onshore Canning Basin as of 1 March 2015. February 2, 2015

    Finder is pleased to announce that it has been granted onshore petroleum exploration permit EP 493 in the onshore Canning Basin as of 1 March 2015. Finder will commence the exploration program in Q2/Q3 2015 with the drilling of petroleum exploration data well Theia-1 which will test the liquid potential of the middle Ordovician shale. Please click here for more detail

  • Finder Exploration enters into the Perth Basin as Operator of the Ocean Hill Permit January 27, 2015

    Finder is pleased to announce that it has signed a farm-in agreement with Eneabba Gas Limited (ASX:ENB) covering the Ocean Hill Gas Project located in the North Perth Basin, Western Australia. Upon completion Finder will assume Operatorship and an 85% equity position. Please see here for the link to the Eneabba ASX announcement.

    Finder’s Managing Director, Jan Ostby, said: “It is fantastic to secure this proven gas discovery in north Perth Basin, where the Ocean Hill-1 well flowed gas at a rate of 0.7 MMscf/d with associated liquids of 15-23 bbl/MMcf from the Cadda Formation in 1991. Improvements in drilling and well testing technology in the last 20 years suggest a very positive outcome from the upcoming work program.”



Announcements
Finder presents at the 2015 RIU Good Oil Conference, 2 September 2015. You can download a PDF copy of the presentation here.

Finder’s May 2015 PESA Deal day presentation can be accessed here.
























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