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

August 20, 2014
The Phoenix South-1 exploration well in WA-435-P reached total depth at 4,595 metres. Operations are underway to safely plug and abandon the well. Please click here for Carnarvon Petroleum’s ASX announcement.


August 19, 2014
JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation have also made a press release in relation to the Phoenix South-1 oil discovery. Please click here for JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation’ news release.


August 18, 2014
New oil province offshore Australia confirmed. The Phoenix South-1 well in Exploration Permit WA-435-P is an oil discovery - potentially the most significant new oil play on the North West Shelf since the Enfield discovery opened up the Exmouth Basin 15 years ago.

  • Four discrete oil columns intersected;
  • Six light oil samples recovered with API gravity estimates of 46 to 48 degrees;
  • Permeability measurements indicate productive oil reservoir;
  • Opens up new oil province in the Bedout Sub-Basin – acreage held by Finder Exploration with material equity.

  • Please click here for Carnarvon Petroleum’s ASX announcement with respect to the Phoenix South-1 discovery


    August 18, 2014
    Apache Corporation announces the first Canning Basin oil discovery offshore Western Australia – the Phoenix South-1 exploration well in WA-435-P.

  • Four discrete oil columns intersected, with the smallest assessed as 26 metres ranging up to 46 metres;
  • Preliminary highside oil in place estimates could as much as 300 million barrels.

  • Please click here for Apache Corporation’s News Release with respect to the Phoenix South-1 discovery.


    August 18, 2014
    Apache Northwest Pty Ltd and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration (Australia) Pty Ltd commit to drilling Roc-1 in Exploration Permit WA-437-P, likely in Q3 2015. Also, Apache Northwest Pty Ltd has exercised their option to take operatorship and acquire a 40% equity in Exploration Permits WA-436-P and WA-438-P. Finder Exploration retains a 30% equity interest.
    Please click here for Carnarvon Petroleum’s ASX announcement for more detail on these Permit transactions.






    Announcements
    Finder’s 2014 PESA Deal day presentation can be accessed here.
    Finder presented at the 2013 RIU Good Oil Conference, 3rd September 2013. You can view our presentation here.

     

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