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Founded in 1954, Santos is an Australian energy pioneer

In 2019 we celebrated 65 years of being a safe and sustainable Australian energy company and 50 years of natural gas supply to South Australia.

Our name comes from an acronym of South Australia Northern Territory Oil Search.

2020年欧冠联赛赛程Santos made its first significant discovery of natural gas in the Cooper Basin with the Gidgealpa 2 well in 1963. The Moomba 1 discovery in 1966 confirmed this region as a major petroleum province.

As a result of these discoveries, Santos had a commercially viable quantity of gas and entered into gas sales agreements with the South Australian Gas Company, the Electricity Trust of South Australia and the Australian Gas Light Company. Gas supplies commenced in 1969.

1963

First significant discovery

2020年欧冠联赛赛程Santos made its first significant discovery of natural gas in the Cooper Basin with the Gidgealpa 2 well in 1963. The Moomba 1 discovery in 1966 confirmed this region as a major petroleum province.

As a result of these discoveries, Santos had a commercially viable quantity of gas and entered into gas sales agreements with the South Australian Gas Company, the Electricity Trust of South Australia and the Australian Gas Light Company. Gas supplies commenced in 1969.

1980s

Tirrawarra discovery

2020年欧冠联赛赛程The 1980s saw Santos develop a major liquids business following the discovery of oil at Tirrawarra in central Australia in the early 1970s.

A liquids recovery plant was built at Moomba, South Australia along with a fractionation and load-out facility at Port Bonython.

1990s

Major Australian operating enterprise

2020年欧冠联赛赛程A number of acquisitions in the 1990s provided Santos with additional opportunities onshore and offshore Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea.

2020年欧冠联赛赛程By the 1990s Santos had become a major Australian operating enterprise with interests in United States and United Kingdom petroleum provinces and in emerging areas such as the Timor Sea and Western Australia.

2011

First production of LNG

2020年欧冠联赛赛程In 2011 the Santos GLNG project was sanctioned. First production of LNG was announced on 24 September 2015.

The first shipment of LNG left Curtis Island on 16 October 2015 and was delivered in South Korea on 28 October 2015.

2014

Celebrating 60 years

In 2014, Santos celebrated 60 years since being incorporated on 18 March 1954.

2019

50 years of natural gas supply

2019 marked 50 years since the first gas from Santos’ operations in the Cooper Basin made its way to homes and businesses in Adelaide.

Our history in pictures

Historical highlights

See the detailed timeline up until present day

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