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To report a serious incident to DEM, as required by Section 85(2) of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000, licensees should contact the serious incident reporting hotline on: (08) 8463 6666. For more information please visit the Compliance and Monitoring webpage | DEM-ERD has just released the first “Basin in a Box” data-package covering the Simpson and Pedirka Basins. The dataset is available via the “Data and Publications” page. Each package is a consolidated set of seismic and well data to facilitate new ventures and exploration assessments of frontier basins in South Australia. Data releases for other frontier basins will follow.

Preliminary statistics for wells and metres drilled, seismic survey line kilometres recorded and rig activity compiled by Geoscience Australia from various sources, including the petroleum industry and State and Northern Territory departments of mines are available at Geoscience Australia.

Sales Production Statistics December 2018

Cooper Basin
Cumulative Production
5.47 TCF sales gas (since 1970), 211.09 mmbbl oil (from 1983), 86.62 mmboe LPG (from 1984), 85.88 mmboe condensate (from 1983)

Annual Production (2017-2018)
65.88 BCF sales gas, 6.45 mmbbl oil, 1.48 mmboe LPG, 1.99 mmboe condensate

Otway Basin
Cumulative Production
67.39 BCF sales gas, 65 840 kL condensate, Saleable CO2 Caroline 810.8 x 103 t


For more information, contact:

Energy Resources Division

+ 61 8 8429 2430
DEM.petroleum@sa.gov.au