Chevron Australia Pty Ltd. has made a gas discovery in the Greater Gorgon Area in the Carnarvon Basin, a hydrocarbon basin offshore northwest Australia.
The Isosceles-1 exploration discovery well encountered 440 feet (134 meters) of net gas pay in the Triassic Mungaroo Sands in 3,175 feet (968 meters) of water. The well fulfilled the second-year work commitment in the exploration program. It is in the WA-392-P permit area 60 miles (95 kilometers) northwest of Barrow Island, off the coast of Western Australia.
Chevron Australia is the operator of WA-392-P with a 50% interest, while Shell Australia and Mobil Australia Resources each hold a 25% interest.