MELBOURNE, May 10 -- Beach Energy Ltd., Adelaide, and its Sydney-based partner Drillsearch Energy Ltd. have brought on stream their Brownlow gas-condensate field in the Cooper basin of South Australia.
The field, discovered last year in permit PEL 106B, is currently flowing at 18 MMcfd of gas and 120 b/d of condensate from one well on extended production test.
Beach farmed into the permit and took operatorship of the Brownlow-1 exploration well as part of its obligations to earn a 50% interest.
The well confirmed gas pay in a 7-m thick sand in the Permian-age Patchawarra formation.
The extended production test is aimed at confirming the overall potential gas resources within the discovery, along with the quality of the reservoir sands and the long-term deliverability of the field.
Brownlow lies about 55 km northwest of Moomba and in close proximity to previous wet gas fields Raven and Middleton.
Beach's Brownlow gas field on stream