Strike Energy discovers 2C resources in West Erregulla-2 well, Australia

first_imgWest Erregulla is located within EP469, in which Strike Energy and Warrego Energy hold a stake of 50% each Image: West Erregulla is situated in exploration permit number EP469. Photo: courtesy of Strike Energy Limited. Strike Energy has completed drilling and flow-testing operations of the West Erregulla-2 well in Australia.The Australia-based oil and gas exploration company has released a 2C contingent gas resource estimate of 1,185bcf (gross) for the West Erregulla.West Erregulla is situated in exploration permit number EP469, an onshore oil and gas asset, which is located in the onshore North Perth basin of Western Australia.Strike Energy managing director and CEO Stuart Nicholls said: “The size of this resource enables the progression of multiple development options with West Erregulla being a highly productive, recoverable gas asset, which is adjacent to major gas transmission infrastructure.”“This resource and its location are the basis and foundation for Strike’s aspirations of being one of the lowest-cost gas producers in Australia.”Strike Energy said that West Erregulla is believed to be one of Australia’s largest onshore conventional gas fields.Strike Energy expects first gas in 2022The company added that it has finished West Erregulla-2 drilling as a producer for the proposed Phase-1 development in the near future. It expects the first gas production from it in 2022.The company is now making preparations for the appraisal drilling campaign expected for the second half of 2020, which may add additional resources or high-grade existing resources.Strike Energy holds a 50% interest in EP469, while Australia’s oil and gas firm Warrego Energy holds the remaining interest. West Erregulla is located within EP469.Warrego Group CEO and managing director Dennis Donald said: “We are very pleased to see these initial estimates following what has been a very successful 2019 programme. While it’s obviously early days and we will continue to review what is an extensive data set, it represents a very good first step in what is becoming Australia’s next gas frontier.”In August, Strike Energy and Warrego Energy made a gas discovery at the West Erregulla prospect in the exploration permit EP469 in Western Australia’s onshore Perth Basin.The gas discovery had been made in the Kingia sandstone as part of the West Erregulla-2 drilling programme.According to Strike Energy, the Kingia formation was intersected at 4753m with gas on rock showing a gross gas column of over 97m.last_img read more

Staples Center arena workers to be paid during coronavirus cancellations

first_img Video: What LeBron James said about Jacob Blake … ‘Black people in America are scared’ Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook and other NBA stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant The Lakers and Clippers have also told game-night employees that they will continue to compensate them through the NBA hiatus. This includes employees such as team statisticians, announcers and dance teams. Both franchises have asked employees to work from home if possible.On Friday afternoon, Staples Center donated 7,000 pounds of food that would have been wasted because of the lack of events. Donations were made to both The Midnight Mission and the L.A. Mission Men’s Center, both located in downtown Los Angeles.Related Articles On Mamba Night, the Lakers make short work of Blazers to take 3-1 series lead The busiest hub in Los Angeles pro sports won’t host any games for at least the next month. But its employees can expect a paycheck.The Lakers, Clippers, Kings and AEG are finalizing details of a plan that would compensate the hundreds of part-time and contract workers who staff Staples Center’s biggest events. It’s a measure that could help allay concerns that the most vulnerable workers will keep a steady income during NBA, NHL and event shutdowns due to the coronavirus outbreak.Two people with knowledge of the pending arrangement confirmed to Southern California News Group that an announcement was forthcoming. The Lakers, Clippers and Kings are tenants of the building, which is owned by AEG.It’s likely to cover event staff, such as ushers and security personnel who are well known at the arena for their red blazers.center_img For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory Photos: Lakers defeat Trail Blazers in Game 4 of first-round playoff series Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

High School Girl Collects 300 Dresses For 8th Graders in Need

first_imgWith the increasing number of formal events for eighth graders and the growing price and extravagance of the dresses that girls wear, it can get overwhelming for a family to buy the perfect outfits to make their daughters feel special. That is why Kim Bass, a junior at Monmouth Regional High School, started the non-profit organization Bella of the Ball.Kim’s charity gives eighth grade girls in need the dresses of their dreams at no cost.Its mission is similar to other nonprofits that collect new and gently used prom dresses for high school students who otherwise would not be able to afford to attend the prom.Bella of the Ball’s inaugural event took place on Saturday, May 23, from which approximately 100 eighth grade girls each left with a beautiful dress to wear to a graduation, a dance or another formal event. The event, as Kim’s mother Cindy Bass described it, was a “huge success.”“It was really nice to see the girls rummaging through all the gorgeous dresses,” she said. “We even had dressing rooms set up and chairs for parents to wait in while their daughters tried on dresses.”To make this event possible, Kim put up fliers in churches 
and in downtown Red Bank, emailed 12 school districts
 throughout Monmouth County, and got permission from her 
guidance counselor to leave school to talk to middle schools about her charity. Through this constant effort to publicize the need for dresses for the event, word spread quickly.She soon collected over 300 dresses that came from the immense generosity her community showed. “Everybody donated,” Cindy said. “Teachers from Kim’s school who had daughters, girls from her school, girls from other schools and people we didn’t know all donated. We would come home and more dresses would be in a box outside our doorstep.”To make this event happen, Kim had to not only collect the dresses, but also advertise and secure a location to hold the event.Kim wanted to hold the event at a venue as elegant as the dresses, so she “canned” – collected monetary donations in a can – outside A.C. Moore craft store in Shrewsbury to raise money to pay for a banquet room at Branches, a restaurant in West Long Branch. She raised $250 to rent the room as she “wanted the girls to feel special” when buying their special dresses.Kim plans to hold another “Bella of the Ball” event next year during her senior year of high school, and perhaps expand to also making accessories and shoes available to the eighth grade girls. She is currently involving three underclassmen in the planning of the next event so that it can be even bigger. “Hopefully when I leave high school, they’ll continue the event and make it into a lasting tradition,” Kim said.– By Heather Nelsonlast_img read more