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ExxonMobil approved to decom two Bass Strait wells

Esso Australia, ExxonMobil’s subsidiary, is set to complete the decommissioning of its Gudgeon-1 and Terakihi-1 exploration wells in the Gippsland Basin of the eastern Bass Strait, offshore Victoria, during this second quarter after receiving approval from Australia’s national offshore oil and gas regulator.

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According to Esso, the two wells, located about 85 kilometres off the Gippsland coastline in water depths of 300-400 metres, will be permanently abandoned by installing cement plugs as barriers, followed...

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