Basin Review Perth Basin

AWE revels in another Waitsia boost


An independent review of the Waitsia gas field estimates gross 2P reserves of 811 PJ, 78 per cent higher than AWE’s previous reserves estimate in June.

AWE Limited has commenced flow testing the Waitsia-3 well in L1/L2 in the onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia, with results already very promising.

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 performing well in testing market conditions: Phillips


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.

Oil and gas and farming industries endorse new coexistence framework in WA


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

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 for a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.

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.

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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