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Oil and Gas Field locations

Note: This metadata describes the dataset in accordance with the ANZLIC (Australia New Zealand Land Information Council) Core Metadata Guidelines Version 2.

Dataset citation

ANZLIC unique identifier: ANZCW0703005962

Title: Oil and Gas Field locations


Custodian: Geoscience Australia

Jurisdiction: Australia



Oil and Gas field locations of Australia.

ANZLIC search words:

  • ENERGY Petroleum Exploration
  • ENERGY Petroleum Mapping

Spatial domain:

locality map

Geographic extent name: AUSTRALIA EXCLUDING EXTERNAL TERRITORIES - AUS - Australia - Australia

Geographic extent polygon: 110 -8, 155 -8, 155 -44, 110 -44, 110 -8,

Note: The format for each Geographic extent name is: Name - Identifier - Category - Jurisdiction (as appropriate) See GEN Register

Geographic bounding box:
North bounding latitude: -8 °
South bounding latitude: -44 °
East bounding longitude: 155 °
West bounding longitude: 110 °

Data currency

Beginning date: 2003-12-16

Ending date: 2004-01-01

Dataset status

Progress: Complete

Maintenance and update frequency: Not Known


Stored data format:
DIGITAL - arcview ArcView files Geographic WGS84
Available format type:
DIGITAL - html Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML)

Access constraints:

Subject to terms and conditions outlined in the Geoscience Australia License Agreement

Free Data Download

Data quality


This is the point data that represents the centre point of a petroleum field polygon. The points are used in this dataset for easier visual purposes.

Positional accuracy:

Nominal Scale 1:5 000 000. The positioning of data is highly subjective and should not be used as an accurate depiction of location.

Attribute accuracy:

Highly variable due to the varied source of the original information.

Logical Consistency:

Highly variable due to the varied source of the original information.


Data coverage is complete for Australia's jurisdictional area.

Contact information

Contact organisation: Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) (GA)
Contact position: Manager Client Services
Mail address: Cnr Jerrabomberra Ave and Hindmarsh Dr
Mail address: GPO Box 378
Locality: Canberra
State: ACT
Country: Australia
Postcode: 2601
Telephone: 02 6249 9966
Facsimile: 02 6249 9960
Electronic mail address:

Metadata information

Metadata date: 2013-03-08

Additional metadata

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Authors:Webster, M.