Table 1 - Seismic Survey Activity by State, 2006

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Table 1: Seismic Survey Activity by State, 2006
State Operator Contractor Basin Survey Name Type Titles line km sq. km Status
Offshore
QLD Geoscience Australia CGG Marine Capel Capel/Faust Basin 2D 2D None 3040   Continuing
NSW Geoscience Australia CGG Marine Capel Capel/Faust Basin 2D 2D None 1520   Continuing
VIC Esso Veritas Bass Bream 2D 2D VIC/L13, VIC/L14 60   Completed
Esso Veritas Bass Bream 3D 3D VIC/L13, VIC/L14   561 Completed
TAS Santos CGG Marine Sorell SOSN 06A 2D T/33P 884   Completed
Santos CGG Marine Sorell SOSN 06B 2D T/33P 801   Completed
Santos CGG Marine Sorell SOSN 06C 2D T/33P 500   Completed
Woodside PGS Exploration Otway Aragorn 3D T/30P, T/34P   1200 Completed
SA Oilex CGG Marine Otway Christine 2D EPP 27 1449   Completed
Woodside PGS Exploration Great Australian Bight Trim 3D 3D EPP 28, EPP 29, EPP 30   1297 Completed
WA BHP Billiton WesternGeco Browse Dacey HBR05A 3D 3D WA-302-P   11 Completed
BHP Billiton PGS Exploration Carnarvon Pyrenees HCA05A3D 3D WA-155-P, WA-12-R   296 Completed
Chevron WesternGeco Carnarvon Bonaventure 3D 3D WA-364-P, WA-365-P   4144 Completed
Chevron WesternGeco Carnarvon Cygnet 3D WA-268-P   142 Completed
Chevron WesternGeco Carnarvon Draeck 3D WA-205-P   446 Continuing
Chevron WesternGeco Carnarvon Duyfken 3D WA-347-P, WA-19-R, WA-24-R, WA-205-P, WA-253-P, WA-20-R, WA-22-R, WA-25-R   3600 Completed
Chevron WesternGeco Carnarvon Triton 3D WA-2-R, WA-3-R   925 Completed
Exoil CGG Marine Browse Braveheart (Exoil) 2D WA-342-P 315   Completed
Karoon Gas PGS Exploration Browse Karoon Browse KGB05 3D 3D WA-314-P, WA-315-P   28 Completed
Karoon Gas Veritas Browse BKG06 2D 2D WA-314-P, WA-315-P 842   Completed
Nexus PGS Exploration Perth Catalina 3D WA-368-P   300 Completed
Santos WesternGeco Carnarvon Mutineer/Exeter 3D WA-26-L, WA-27-L, WA-191-P   315 Completed
Woodside Veritas Browse Willem 3D WA-269-P, WA-369-P, WA-370-P   1833 Completed
Woodside Veritas Browse Pluto North 3D WA-350-P   796 Completed
NT Aust Oil and Gas CGG Marine Bonaparte Crocodile 2D NT/P70 796   Completed
ConocoPhillips PGS Exploration Bonaparte Caldita 3D NT/P61, NT/P69, NT06-5   400 Continuing
Methanol Australia CGG Marine Bonaparte Blackwood Lead 2D NT/P68 600   Completed
Methanol Australia PGS Exploration Bonaparte Methanol NTP68 3D 3D NT/P68   500 Completed
National Oil and Gas CGG Marine Bonaparte Kurrajong 2D NT/P62, NT/P63, NT/P64 3292   Completed
National Oil and Gas CGG Marine Bonaparte Sunshine 2D NT/P65 888   Completed
Santos PGS Exploration Bonaparte Evans Shoal 3D 3D NT/P48   959 Completed
Santos PGS Exploration Bonaparte Evans Shoal South 3D 3D NT/P48   2086 Completed

Ashmore/
Cartier

Auralandia Veritas Bonaparte Oliver 3D 3D AC/P33   88 Continuing
Nexus Veritas Bonaparte Crux 3D MSS 3D AC/P23   235 Completed
Onshore
QLD Beach Terrex Seismic Cooper Gidgee 3D ATP633P   59 Completed
Beach Terrex Seismic Cooper Gukithi 2D ATP633P 273   Completed
Beach Terrex Seismic Surat Iberus 2D ATP269P 163   Completed
Beach Terrex Seismic Surat Thylungra 2D PL184 49   Completed
Bow Energy Terrex Seismic Eromanga Vancouver 2D 2D ATP752P 102   Completed
Mosaic Velseis Pty Ltd Surat MOS 2005 2D ATP471P 80   Completed
Mosaic Velseis Pty Ltd Surat MOS 2006 2D ATP709P 50   Completed
Origin Terrex Seismic Surat Condabri 2D ATP702P 33   Completed
Origin Terrex Seismic Surat West Mar 2D ATP754P 35   Completed
Santos Terrex Seismic Cooper Cook 3D ATP752P   88 Completed
Santos Terrex Seismic Eromanga Mugginanullah/Kooroopa 3D 3D ATP299P   262 Completed
Santos Terrex Seismic Cooper NE Wilson 2D 2D ATP259P 57   Completed
Santos Terrex Seismic Eromanga Tarbut/pundu Part 1 3D ATP299P   213 Completed
Sunshine Terrex Seismic Bowen Red Rock 2D ATP684P 57   Completed
Tipperary Terrex Seismic Surat Fairview 2D 2D ATP525P, PL91, PL92, PL99, PL100 173   Completed
NSW Molopo Terrex Seismic Sydney Molopo PEL285 2D 2D PEL285 5   Completed
Pangaea Terrex Seismic Surat Pangaea 2D 2D PEL437 217   Completed
Pangaea Terrex Seismic Surat Pangaea PL437 2D 2D PEL437 117   Completed
Red Sky Terrex Seismic Darling Taringo Downs 2D PEL420 92   Completed
VIC Lakes Terrex Seismic Otway Lakes 2D 2D PEP163, PEP164 55   Completed
TAS Great Southland Terrex Seismic Tasmania 2006 Tasmania Basin 2D EL13/98 253   Completed
SA Beach Terrex Seismic Cooper Cadulus 2D PEL 91, PEL 92 481   Completed
Beach Terrex Seismic Cooper Neritus 3D 3D PEL 92   222 Continuing
Santos Terrex Seismic Cooper Bugito/Kobari 3D PEL 114   293 Completed
Santos Terrex Seismic Cooper James 3D PPL 182   20 Completed
WA Arc Energy Terrex Seismic Perth Apium 2D 2D L 1, L 2 20   Completed
Arc Energy Terrex Seismic Perth Doghole 2D EP 437 72   Completed
Arc Energy Terrex Seismic Perth Springy Creek 2D EP 368 150   Completed
Origin Terrex Seismic Perth Russ 2D EP 320 117   Completed
NT Sweatpea Terrex Seismic Georgina Sweetpea Surveys 2D EP 75, EP 98, EP 117 689   Completed

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