Table 1 - Petroleum Reserves by Basin as at 1 January 2007

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Category Basin Crude Oil Condensate LPG Sales gas
GL million
barrels
GL million
barrels
GL million
barrels
Bcm Tcf
Category 1 Adavale 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.48 0.02
Amadeus 0.68 4.30 0.19 1.20 0.03 0.20 7.52 0.27
Bonaparte 5.13 32.29 25.53 160.57 19.73 124.09 85.18 3.01
Bowen 1.12 7.01 0.23 1.42 0.42 2.64 10.80 0.38
Canning 0.02 0.11 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Carnarvon 78.51 493.79 69.01 434.03 74.01 465.51 542.42 19.16
Cooper 2.42 15.22 2.26 14.24 4.18 26.27 26.08 0.92
Eromanga 8.25 51.89 0.10 0.60 0.05 0.30 0.55 0.02
Gippsland 28.76 180.86 15.50 97.49 25.50 160.39 150.94 5.33
Gunnedah 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.30 0.01
Otway 0.00 0.00 0.19 1.17 0.00 0.00 15.09 0.53
Perth 3.84 24.12 0.30 1.88 0.00 0.00 1.01 0.04
Surat 0.10 0.62 0.01 0.04 0.02 0.11 0.87 0.03
Warburton 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 128.81 810.21 113.30 712.65 123.93 779.51 841.22 29.71
Previous 122.10 767.98 131.82 829.10 135.55 852.59 911.71 32.20
Category 2 Amadeus 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.57 0.02
Bass 2.11 13.28 6.81 42.85 9.29 58.44 14.58 0.51
Bonaparte 20.75 130.52 64.34 404.67 36.32 228.46 759.70 26.83
Bowen 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.04 0.01 0.04 0.48 0.02
Browse 2.16 13.59 106.19 667.88 69.67 438.19 871.52 30.78
Canning 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 0.01
Carnarvon 84.16 529.37 90.24 567.60 44.45 279.60 1,914.76 67.62
Cooper 0.27 1.67 0.06 0.35 0.10 0.64 2.25 0.08
Eromanga 0.34 2.13 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Gippsland 16.78 105.52 5.97 37.54 0.50 3.14 63.81 2.25
Otway 0.00 0.00 2.50 15.71 0.00 0.00 38.28 1.35
Perth 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.00 22.59 0.80
Surat 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Warburton 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 126.57 796.08 276.11 1,736.65 160.34 1,008.52 3,688.71 130.27
Previous 144.62 909.65 272.18 1,711.96 156.37 983.53 3,406.53 120.30
Category 1+2 Grand Total 255.38 1,606.29 389.41 2,449.30 284.28 1,788.03 4,529.93 159.98
Previous Total 266.72 1,677.63 404.00 2,541.06 291.92 1,836.12 4,318.25 152.50

Notes

Category 1 comprises current reserves of those fields which have been declared commercial. It includes both proved and probable reserves.

Category 2 comprises estimates of recoverable reserves which have not yet been delcared commercially viable; they may be either geologically proved or are awaiting further appraisal.

For McKelvey resource classification see Reserves Table 2.

Previous totals refer to revised estimates of remaining reserves for the previous year.

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