Santos Ltd., Adelaide, let a services contract to Worley to support the Bayu-Undan carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the East Timor sector of the Timor Sea.
Worley will provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for Bayu-Undan offshore infrastructure and pipeline, including repurposing of the field and pipeline from hydrocarbons to carbon dioxide (CO2) service.
Worley also will provide FEED services for life extension of the Bayu-Undan infrastructure and pipeline to enable continued safe and reliable operation.
The Santos-operated joint venture’s CCS project is expected to store up to 10 million tonnes/year of CO2 derived from Timor Sea fields including Barossa field to the east.
A final investment decision on Bayu-Undan CCS is scheduled for 2023, subject to relevant regulatory agreements.