Table 3: Annual Production, 1996-2006

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Coalbed Methane Table 3: Annual Production, 1996-2006
Year Queensland New South Wales Total (Australia)
PJ/y Bcf/y TJ/d MMcf/d PJ/y Bcf/y TJ/d MMcf/d PJ/y Bcf/y TJ/d MMcf/d
1996 2 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 5
1997 2 2 5 5 3 3 8 8 5 5 14 13
1998 3 3 8 8 6 5 15 14 9 8 23 22
1999 5 5 14 13 6 6 16 16 11 10 30 29
2000 6 6 16 16 7 6 18 17 13 12 34 33
2001 13 12 36 34 8 7 21 20 21 20 56 53
2002 25 24 68 65 9 8 23 22 34 32 92 87
2003 31 30 85 81 9 9 25 23 40 38 110 104
2004 35 33 96 91 10 9 26 25 45 42 122 116
2005 52 50 143 136 11 10 30 28 63 60 173 164
2006 70 67 193 184 11 10 30 28 81 77 223 212
Total PJ Bcf   Total PJ Bcf   Total PJ Bcf  
244 233 77 74 322 306

Conversion factor used: 1 Bcf=1.05 PJ.

MMcf/d : million cubic feet per day

Coalmine methane utilisation is included.

The data have been compiled from information provided by State governments or available at the websites of various companies.

Some data entries are provisional.

Topic contact: petroleum@ga.gov.au Last updated: May 31, 2012