Basin Review Perth Basin

AWE confirms extension of Waitsia-4


AWE Limited has successfully appraised the eastern extension of the Waitsia Gas Field, confirming the field as one of the largest conventional onshore gas discoveries in Australia.

Mid-cap explorer AWE Limited is set to sell its US shale assets in order to tip additional capital into its Waitsia gas project in Western Australia.

AWE chairman Bruce Phillips has used the company’s recent AGM to assure shareholders that his company’s condition is far better off than what market figures suggest.

Farmers and petroleum companies in Western Australia have drawn up a model agreement to support agricultural productivity in areas being explored for onshore gas.

APPEA, Gary Gray reject WA Labor gas moratorium bid


The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association has accused the Western Australian opposition party of jeopardising jobs and investment in the State’s oil and gas industry, following the party’s call...

Native Title process begins for new unconventional permit


Unconventional Resources has been selected as the preferred applicant for a new Perth Basin permit in Western Australia.

Australia needs, now more than ever, a liquids-rich play to commence widespread and commercial unconventional development in the country, says an analyst from research and consulting firm GlobalData.

Much more is required to understand unconventional gas development in Australia than simply super-imposing the North American shale gas experience, independent oil and gas advisory company RISC has told the annual Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference in Brisbane.

Australia’s gas exploration and production opportunities


With international LNG exports and domestic consumption increasing the demand for Australian gas, significant opportunities exist for the local sector. Gas Today takes a look at what will be driving...

Will WA's new shale, tight gas regulations stand the test?


Western Australia now has some of the most stringent well integrity and resource management conditions in Australia for its gas industry, following the introduction of new regulations on 1 July...

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