Santos Ltd is a Public Company that is ranked number 92 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the Oil and Gas Extraction in Australia industry.

In 2017 the company generated total revenue of $4,250,311,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2017 Santos Ltd had 2175 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

The Chief Executive of Santos Ltd is Mr Kevin Gallagher whose official title is Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director. The Chairman of Santos Ltd is Mr Keith Spence whose official title is Non-Executive Chairman. 

Santos Limited's operations focus on the exploration, development, production, transportation and marketing of hydrocarbons. Santos operates predominately in Australia but also has operations in Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and Bangladesh.


The company's 5 major long-life natural gas assets are:

  • GLNG - A joint venture project with PETRONAS of Malaysia, Total of France and KOGAS of South Korea which produces liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Gladstone processing plant, that is exported to global markets. 
  • PNG LNG: A joint venture project with ExxonMobil, the Hides gas field is located in the Papua New Guinea highlands, with the development to include a pipeline to a proposed LNG plant near Port Moresby. The field was discovered in 1987, production started in April 2014 and the first export shipment was launched in May.
  • Bayu Undan/Darwin LNG - A joint venture project with ConocoPhillips.


Santos is also proceeding with the development of the Moomba Carbon Storage project, which involves the capture of all carbon dioxide separated during gas processing operations at Moomba, transporting and injecting the CO2 into depleted oil and gas fields in the Cooper Basin.


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