Exploration and production activities are concentrated off the shore of the country. The main production areas, in which we have a 100% and 10.99% share, are in the exploration blocks WA-33-L and JPDA 03-13 respectively. With regard to the appraisal and development stages, we hold a 100% and 65% share respectively in the NT/RL8 and NT/RL7 areas. We also have shares in four more exploration licences, one of which is in the Joint Petroleum Development Area (JPDA). Our activities are governed by concession contracts, and by Production Sharing Agreements (PSA) in the cooperation zone between Australia and East Timor (JPDA), where we were awarded a new exploration permit for an area of 662 km2 in 2013. Elsewhere in the country, we are 100% operators and owners of the Blacktip Gas Project, and have a non-operating share both in the gas and condensate field in Bayu-Undan, and in the connected plant Darwin LNG.
Our work in Australia
We began working in the country in 2000, and are now active in the Exploration & Production sector through our subsidiary Eni Australia Ltd.
Exploration & Production
Annual oil and condensate production
Annual gas production
Annual hydrocarbon production
We create energy
In Australia , we have launched a project for protecting the Aboriginal land near our on-shore gas treatment plant in Yelcherr, linked to the field at Blacktip. We have also built a photovoltaic plant with a capacity of more than 33 MW. We integrate our business activity with social and environmental sustainability, in order to create shared, long-term value.
Caring for Country
In 2006, we implemented a wide-reaching project that is still going strong, designed to enhance and protect Aboriginal land. We have put together a team of Aboriginal forest rangers to monitor the land in the Northern Territory, started a Turtle Management Plan to protect sea turtles, provided material for universities and supported initiatives which target health care and schools. We have also facilitated access to energy for the local Aboriginal community.Caring for Country
km² of land monitored by rangers
Sustainable Development Goals
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
The photovoltaic plant at Katherine
In February 2019, we completed the acquisition of a project for the creation of a photovoltaic plant with a capacity of 33.7 MW in the town of Katherine, in the north of the county, which represents our entry into the Australian market for renewables. We began building the plant in early 2019, and production will be launched by the end of the year; it will be equipped with a system for gathering energy that will prevent around 63 thousand tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every year.Discover Katherine
power at the plant
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