Table 3 - Summary of Wells Drilled, 2006

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Wells Table 3.1 Summary of Onshore and Offshore Wells Drilled, 2006. Status at 31 December 2006
State or Territory Spudded Completed or C&S Abandoned or secured DA
* ** Oil Gas O&G Unsp Serv Dry Oil Gas O&G Unsp
Exploration
Queensland 2 87 45 8 1 0 0 31 2 0 0 0 2
New South Wales 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Victoria 1 8 0 1 0 0 0 6 1 1 0 0 0
Tasmania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
South Australia 1 52 27 4 0 0 0 20 0 1 0 0 1
Western Australia 4 54 3 5 0 0 0 36 2 7 1 0 4
Northern Territory 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1
Territory of Ashmore and
Cartier Islands Adjacent Area
1 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1
Joint Petroleum
Development Area
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9 213 77 18 1 0 0 100 5 11 1 0 9
Development
Queensland 0 46 31 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 1
Victoria 0 15 13 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Tasmania 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Australia 0 31 7 14 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 1
Western Australia 5 29 13 4 0 0 2 13 0 0 0 0 4
Territory of Ashmore and
Cartier Islands Adjacent Area
0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 5 127 66 29 1 0 2 30 0 0 0 0 6
Wells Table 3.2 Summary of Offshore Wells Drilled, 2006. Status at 31 December 2006
State or Territory Spudded Completed or C&S Abandoned or secured DA
* ** Oil Gas O&G Unsp Serv Dry Oil Gas O&G Unsp
Exploration
Victoria 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Tasmania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Western Australia 3 46 2 1 0 0 0 32 2 7 1 0 4
Northern Territory 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1
Territory of Ashmore and
Cartier Islands Adjacent Area
1 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1
Joint Petroleum
Development Area
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 5 57 4 2 0 0 0 36 3 10 1 0 6
Development
Victoria 0 15 13 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Tasmania 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Western Australia 5 25 11 4 0 0 2 11 0 0 0 0 4
Territory of Ashmore and
Cartier Islands Adjacent Area
0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 5 46 26 8 1 0 2 12 0 0 0 0 4
Wells Table 3.3 Summary of Onshore Wells Drilled, 2006. Status at 31 December 2006
State or Territory Spudded Completed or C&S Abandoned or secured DA
* ** Oil Gas O&G Unsp Serv Dry Oil Gas O&G Unsp  
Exploration
Queensland 2 87 45 8 1 0 0 31 2 0 0 0 2
New South Wales 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Victoria 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
South Australia 1 52 27 4 0 0 0 20 0 1 0 0 1
Western Australia 1 8 1 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 156 73 16 1 0 0 64 2 1 0 0 3
Development
Queensland 0 46 31 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 1
South Australia 0 31 7 14 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 1
Western Australia 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 81 40 21 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 2

* - Other than this period

** - This period

C&S - Cased and Suspended

Serv - Service well, classification applicable only to development wells

Unsp - Unspecified

DA - Drilling ahead

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