Cervantes-01 Conventional Well Drilling Proposal

Proposal description: 

RCMA Australia is proposing to drill one conventional oil exploration well to determine if there is oil in the prospect, located 11 kilometres (km) south of Dongara / Port Denison in the onshore Perth Basin, within the Beekeepers Nature Reserve.  

The proposal includes all activities associated with drilling a conventional oil exploration well including site preparation, equipment mobilisation, drill, case and cement, decommissioning, demobilisation, site restoration and rehabilitation.  

The proposal will require the clearing of 5.3 hectares (ha) of native vegetation for the well pad and road widening, within a development envelope of 36.5 ha. No hydraulic fracture stimulation is proposed.

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Last updated: 
December 14, 2021
Current Status: 
Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published
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