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$15m gas exploration announced in Cooper Basin

An Australian oil and gas producer will soon start a $15 million gas exploration operation in South Australia’s Cooper Basin. Senex Energy will begin drilling its Silver Star-1 gas exploration...

Easternwell extends contract with Santos

Easternwell has signed a three-year contract extension for one rig with Santos Limited, which will continue to provide workover and completion services in the Surat Basin. “We have enjoyed a strong...

The Way Forward

In this edition of Queensland Mining and Energy Bulletin we talk to our state’s new Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, about the way forward for Queensland’s resources...

Cooper Basin Could be Next Resources Boom Region

The far south west corner of the state could soon be the next boom region for Queensland’s resources sector with the government announcing a new plan to open up the gas and oil rich Cooper...

Huge Gas Reserve Discovered in Cooper Basin

A huge reserve of gas has been discovered in the Cooper Basin of central Australia, according to exploration company, Beach Energy. 600 metres of “gas-soaked sandstone” has apparently...

Deep Oil and Gas to Benefit Queensland

Deep oil and natural gas resource growth is set to generate new jobs in regional Queensland and bring on huge economic benefits statewide. While exploration for the resources is still in its early...