Oil and gas major Shell has resubmitted an environmental plan for a seismic survey offshore Kimberley, Australia, to the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA).Factory 3D; Source: NOPSEMAThe initial environmental plan for the Factory 3D marine seismic survey within the Browse and Bonaparte Basin offshore Western Australia was submitted on March 29.NOPSEMA stated in late April that it was not reasonably satisfied with the environmental plan and gave Shell the opportunity to modify it.The timeframe for the seismic survey was extended twice by the operator while the new EP was resubmitted on Wednesday, August 7.The Factory 3D survey will comprise acquisition of approximately 3,750 km2 of 3D seismic data in Exploration Permits AC/P65, AC/P41, WA-534-P, and a very small portion of adjacent acreage for the purposes of acquiring sufficient data to fully-image the prospects on the titles.The Factory Operational Area is located approximately 100 kilometers from the Kimberley coast of northern Western Australia and is around 200 km from the Indonesian archipelago and East Timor.According to NOPSEMA, the plan is for the 3D survey to be carried out over a period of 2-3 months sometime between July 1 and December 30, 2019.Spotted a typo? Have something more to add to the story? Maybe a nice photo? Contact our editorial team via email. Also, if you’re interested in showcasing your company, product or technology on Offshore Energy Today please contact us via our advertising form where you can also see our media kit.
MACKENZIE High School dominated last weekend’s Marian Academy Schools relay fair, held at the Police Sports Club ground.The school amassed a total of 116 points over the twelve events relegating St John’s College to second place with 72 points and President’s College third with 66 points.There were three areas of action on the day in athletics – the U-14 which featured 4x100m males and females as well as a 1500m boys’ medley and a 800m girls’, while the U-16 and U-18 classes had 4x100m and 4x400m for both boys and girlsChronicle Sport caught up with the events’ competition director Jahleel Young, who contended, “Our CSEC Physical Education Project was a success. It was officially opened by the Principal of Marian Academy, Sr. Marie Harper O.S.U.”The PE students who organised the event“Earlier during the 4×100 races, we experienced a slight setback from the rain but we overcame it and proceeded to finish the first set of events,” Young added.He thanked PE teacher Keith Smith, the AAG officials, Red Cross and Marian Scout Group, adding that live streaming was done by the Marian Academy ICT Club.The project was the brainchild of CSEC batch of students who were using it as their Physical Education (PE) assessment for the 2017 examinations.Seventeen schools participated and the event was sponsored by Marian Academy PTA, Fly Jamaica, Mr GKH. Lall, BEV Processors, Digicel, Hardware Depot, Sterling Products Limited, the Maharaj family, the Da Silva family and Banks DIH. read more
The Bray lightweight is in the ring at around 3 this afternoon. Sara Treacy runs in the steeplechase final around 3.15 while Thomas Barr is in the 400 metres hurdles heats just before 4. Scott Evans plays in the last 16 of the men’s badminton while this evening Oliver Dingley competes in diving and Judy Reynolds is in the Dressage grand prix final at 2. In sailing Annalise Murphy starts this evening’s medal race shortly after 5 o’clock from third position.She will win a bronze medal if she finishes in the top five or unless she finishes five positions behind Belgian Evi van Acker.Katie Taylor can seal a bronze medal with victory today against her Finish opponent Mira Potkonen. read more