Table 4 - Discoveries of Petroleum, 2007

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

* Accumulation inferred from logs

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