Basin Review Cooper Basin

Queensland leads exploration activity


Queensland’s $56 billion resource industry continues to outperform other states in exploration activity, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Santos and its GLNG partners -- Petronas, Total and KOGAS -- will make a massive capital investment of $900 million in upstream developments in the Maranoa, Western Downs, Central Highlands and Banana regions in Queensland this year.

Senex Energy’s east coast gas business is expected to drive major production and earnings growth in 2019, with the company looking to accelerate gas project development.

Geo-resources technology company Qteq Pty Ltd has celebrated the installation of its 5,000th wellbore pressure monitoring system in Australia with manufacturing partner Geo Pressure Systems Inc.

Pseudo-science no substitute


An article claiming that an increase in hospital visits is linked to natural gas development is completely at odds with countless research studies.

Leigh Creek commences drilling


Leigh Creek Energy has made progress on its Leigh Creek Energy Project (LCEP) over the New Year, with drilling operations now underway.

Santos’ six-well campaign to develop the McKinlay oil field, 50 km southeast of the Moomba facility in South Australia, has been successfully completed.

Beach Energy and Origin Energy have reached an agreement that will see Beach acquire Lattice Energy for a tidy sum of $1.6 billion.

Strike Energy has completed a share placement raising of $9.1 million for the Jaws-1 appraisal program for the Southern Cooper Basin Gas Project (SCBGP) in PEL 96.

Commercialising Arrow's mammoth CSG reserves


In late 2015, production challenges led to Arrow Energy’s decision to delay its upstream Bowen Basin development. Now, all eyes are on what the company will do with its massive...

QGC’s Charlie: A vote of confidence in Queensland


QGC’s AU$1.7 billion Charlie development in the Surat Basin represents a significant new investment for Queensland’s gas industry, following the successful start-up of the state’s three LNG production facilities in...

Becoming bi-directional: SWQP reconfiguration


Gas Today takes an in-depth look at APA Group’s construction approach to the Easternhaul Project, which involves the reconfiguration of the South West Queensland Pipeline to provide bi-directional flow and...

All eyes on the Cooper


Since first gas was discovered in the Cooper Basin in 1963, the area has become the most prolific onshore oil- and gas-producing basin in Australia.

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