Table 1 - Discoveries of Petroleum, 2007

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Basin Well Name Discovery Operator Status Remarks State Classification
Offshore
BONAPARTE HERON 2 Gas MEO Plugged and abandoned, dry. Tests recovered gas from the Elang Formation. NT NFD
BONAPARTE MARINA 1 (Drillsearch)* Gas Drillsearch Plugged and abandoned, dry. Tests recovered gas and water from an unknown formation. WA NFD
CARNARVON BROCKET 1 Oil Apache Plugged and abandoned, dry. Tests recovered oil from the Mungaroo Formation. WA NFD
CARNARVON BRUNELLO 1 ST1 Gas Apache Cased and suspended as a gas producer. Tests recovered condensate and gas from the Mungaroo Formation. WA NFD
CARNARVON FLETCHER 1* Oil Santos Plugged and abandoned, dry. Logs detected oil in the Angel Formation. WA NFD
CARNARVON JULIMAR 1 Gas Apache Completed as a gas producer. Tests recovered gas from the Mungaroo Formation. WA NFD
CARNARVON THEBE 1* Gas BHP Billiton Plugged and abandoned, dry. Tests recovered gas from the Mungaroo Formation. WA NFD
PERTH DUNSBOROUGH 1* Oil and Gas Roc Oil Plugged and abandoned, dry. Logs detected gas and oil in the Kockatea Shale. WA NFD
PERTH FRANKLAND 1* Gas Roc Oil Plugged and abandoned, dry. Logs detected gas in the Dongara Sandstone. WA NFD
PERTH PERSEVERANCE 1* Gas Roc Oil Plugged and abandoned, dry. Logs detected gas in the Dongara Sandstone. WA NFD
Onshore
COOPER CAROOWINNIE 1 Oil Santos Cased and suspended as an oil producer. Tests recovered mud and oil from the Murta Formation. SA NFD
COOPER CLEANSWEEP 1 Oil Stuart Cased and suspended as an oil producer. Tests recovered oil from the Birkhead Formation. SA NFD
COOPER COMIC 1 Oil Stuart Cased and suspended as an oil producer. Tests recovered oil and water from the Birkhead Formation. SA NFD
COOPER DORIEMUS 1* Oil Stuart Cased and suspended as an oil producer. No log pay. SA NFD
COOPER GRANCHIO 1* Oil Santos Cased and suspended as an oil producer. Logs detected oil in the Birkhead Formation and oil in the McKinlay Member. SA NFD
COOPER MONTEGUE 1* Gas Santos Cased and suspended as a gas producer. Logs detected gas in the Patchawarra Formation and gas in the Toolachee Formation. QLD NFD
COOPER PARSONS 1 Oil Beach Cased and suspended as an oil producer. Tests recovered oil from an unknown formation. SA NFD
COOPER TELOWIE 1 Oil Beach Plugged and abandoned, dry. Tests recovered oil from the Murta Formation. SA NFD
COOPER VANESSA 1 ST1 Gas Eagle Bay Cased and suspended as a gas producer. Tests recovered gas from the Epsilon Formation and gas from the Toolachee Formation. SA NFD
COOPER WIRRAWAY 1 Oil Victoria Petroleum Completed as an oil producer. Tests recovered oil from the Birkhead Formation. SA NFD
EROMANGA HUCKLEBERRY 2* Oil Santos Cased and suspended as an oil producer. Logs detected oil in the Birkhead Formation. QLD NFD
EROMANGA ITCHY 1 Oil Santos Cased and suspended as an oil producer. Tests recovered oil from the Hutton Formation. SA NFD
EROMANGA KAMEL 1* Oil Santos Cased and suspended as an oil producer. No log pay. QLD NFD
EROMANGA MARCOOLA 1 Oil Beach Cased and suspended as an oil producer. Tests recovered oil from the Hutton Formation and oil from the Murta Formation. QLD NFD
EROMANGA RAMSES 2 Oil Santos Cased and suspended as an oil producer. Tests recovered oil from the Poolowanna Formation. QLD NPD
EROMANGA SHAZLICK 1* Oil Santos Cased and suspended as an oil producer. No log pay. SA NPD
EROMANGA TOSTADA 1* Oil Santos Cased and suspended as an oil producer. Logs detected oil in the Birkhead Formation. QLD NFD
PERTH DRAKEA 1* Oil Arc Energy Plugged and abandoned, dry. Logs detected oil in the High Cliff Sandstone. WA NFD
STANSBURY GRAVESTOCK 1* Gas Austin Plugged and abandoned, dry. Logs detected gas in an unknown formation. SA NFD

Note: * Accumulation inferred from logs.

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