ExxonMobil gets green light for Gippsland drilling

EXXONMOBIL’s has been given the go-ahead by NOPSEMA to drill the Sculpin-1 well in offshore exploration permit area VIC/P70 in the Gippsland Basin, giving Victorian exploration a shot in the arm after a period of quiet and indicating more optimism from the oiler after it gave the go-ahead for the Bass Strait West Barracouta gas project last year.

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The national regulator accepted the company's environment plan yesterday, noting that exploration drilling activities will take around 60 days, depending on weather and operational performance,

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