Santos abandons "key" Barossa permit

SANTOS has been approved by the offshore regulator to relinquish its Bonaparte Basin permit NT/P85 just to the southwest of the undeveloped Barossa field, slated as backfill for the Darwin LNG project. 

Santos abandons "key" Barossa permit Santos abandons "key" Barossa permit Santos abandons "key" Barossa permit Santos abandons "key" Barossa permit Santos abandons "key" Barossa permit
 
Last February the company was still keen on the permit, one of four it shared with Beach Energy where it undertook a transaction to align interests on a 50-50 basis, with Santos as