Table 1 - Seismic Survey Activity by State, 2008

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State Operator Contractor Basin Survey Name Type Titles Line km Sq km Status
Offshore

Vic

Bass

CGG Veritas

Gippsland

2008 Vic/P41 2D

2D

VIC/P41

250

 

Completed

Vic

Eagle Bay

CGG Veritas

Gippsland

VIC-P-65 2D

2D

VIC/P65

150

 

Completed

Vic

Woodside

PGS Australia

Gippsland

Schomberg 3D

3D

VIC/P43

 

320

Completed

Tas

3D Oil

CGG Veritas

Bass

TDOB08

2D

T/41P

2 200

 

Completed

Tas

Bass

CGG Veritas

Bass

Targa 2D

2D

T/42P, T/43P

1 100

 

Completed

Tas

Cue

CGG Veritas

Bass

Cue Bass 08 2D

2D

T/37P, T/38P

3 000

 

Completed

Tas

Origin

PGS Exploration

Bass

Silvereye 3D

3D

T/44P

 

305

Completed

Tas

Santos

PGS Geophysical

Sorell

Brandt 3D

3D

T/35P

 

410

Completed

Tas

Santos

CGG Veritas

Sorell

SOSN08C King Island 2D

2D

T/48P

782

 

Completed

Tas

Santos

PGS Australia

Sorell

Strahan 3D

3D

T/36P

 

252

Completed

Tas

Tap

CGG Veritas

Bass

Molson 2D

2D

T/47P

511

 

Completed

SA

Exoil

CGG Veritas

Otway

Trocopa 2D

2D

EPP 34

1 146

 

Completed

WA

Apache

Fugro Geoteam

Browse

Canis 2008 3D

3D

WA-341-P, WA-342-P

 

375

Completed

WA

Apache

Geokinetics

Carnarvon

Venture 4C OBC 3D

3D

WA-356-P

 

43

Completed

WA

Apache

Geokinetics

Carnarvon

Stag OBC 3D

3D

WA-15-L, WA-202-P

 

55

Completed

WA

BHP Billiton

WesternGeco

Carnarvon

Aragon MC 3D

3D

WA-351-P

 

2 928

Completed

WA

BHP Billiton

WesternGeco

Carnarvon

Stybarrow Baseline 4D

3D

WA-32-L, WA-36-R

 

60

Completed

WA

Chevron

CGG Veritas

Carnarvon

Lion 2D

2D

WA-383-P,

1 475

 

Completed

WA

CNOOC

PGS Australia

Bonaparte

Tiger 3D

3D

WA-406-P

 

1 255

Completed

WA

ConocoPhillips

Fugro-Geoteam

Browse

Endurance 3D

3D

WA-398-P

 

1 798

Completed

WA

Esso

Gardline

Browse

B08A Bernier 2D

2D

WA-318-P

1 845

 

Completed

WA

Gardline

Gardline

Carnarvon

Exmouth West 2D

2D

4SL/07-8

4 184

 

Completed

WA

Geoscience

CGG Veritas

Perth

SW Margins

2D

None

3 481

 

Continuing

WA

Hawkestone Oil

Gardline

Browse

Braveheart Infill 2D

2D

WA-332-P, WA-333-P

602

 

Completed

WA

Hess

CGG Veritas

Carnarvon

Glencoe 3D

3D

WA-390-P

 

3 053

Completed

WA

MEO

PGS Australia

Carnarvon

MEO Northwest Shelf 2D

2D

WA-359-P

200

 

Completed

WA

Octanex

Geokinetics

Carnarvon

Winchester 3D OBD

3D

WA-323-P, WA-336-P, WA-330-P

 

195

Completed

WA

Oilex

Wavefield Inseis

Carnarvon

Rose 3D

3D

WA-388-P, WA-389-P

 

1 499

Completed

WA

OMV

Gardline

Carnarvon

Klimt 2D

2D

WA-362-P, WA-363-P, WA-386-P, WA-387-P

7 407

 

Completed

WA

Gardline

Gardline

Carnarvon

Deep Water Northwest Shelf MC2D

2D

SPA 3SL/97-8, SPA 5SL/06-7

9 109

 

Completed

WA

Reliance

CGG Veritas

Bonaparte

RIL 2D

2D

WA-405-P

750

 

Completed

WA

Roc Oil

PGS Australia

Perth

Diana 3D

3D

WA-286-P

 

543

Completed

WA

Santos

Geokinetics

Carnarvon

CVSN08 2D OBC

2D

WA-264-P

88

 

Completed

WA

Shell

CGG Veritas

Carnarvon

Guacamole 2D

2D

WA-384-P, WA-385-P, WA-394-P

3 576

 

Continuing

WA

Total

CGG Veritas

Browse

Gicea 3D

3D

WA-408-P

 

2 086

Completed

WA

Total

CGG Veritas

Bonaparte

Malita West 3D

3D

WA-402-P, WA-403-P

 

2 926

Completed

WA

WesternGeco

WesternGeco

Carnarvon

Keystone MC3D

3D

SPA 2SL/07-8

 

5 329

Completed

WA

Woodside

CGG Veritas

Carnarvon

Armagnac 2D

2D

WA-347-P, WA-348-P, WA-353-P

6 399

 

Completed

WA

Woodside

CGG Veritas

Browse

Calliance 3D

3D

WA-25-R, WA-28-R, WA-29-R, WA-31-R, WA-32-R, WA-397-P

 

756

Completed

WA

Woodside

CGG Veritas

Carnarvon

Colombard 3D

3D

WA-404-P

 

3 173

Completed

WA

Woodside

CGG Veritas

Carnarvon

Enfield M3 4D

3D

WA-155-P, WA-255-P, WA-28-L

 

46

Completed

WA

Woodside

WesternGeco

Carnarvon

Enfield M4 4D

3D

WA-28-L

 

121

Completed

WA

Woodside

Geokinetics

Browse

Gigas 2D OBC

2D

WA-30-R

80

 

Completed

WA

Woodside

CGG Veritas

Browse

Omar 3D

3D

WA-397-P, WA-396-P

 

1 659

Completed

WA

Woodside

CGG Veritas

Carnarvon

Tidepole 3D

3D

WA-5-L

 

141

Completed

WA

Woodside

CGG Veritas

Carnarvon

Vincent 4D

3D

WA-28-L, WA-155-P

 

105

Completed

NT

MEO

PGS Australia

Bonaparte

Blackwood 3D

3D

NT/P68

 

384

Completed

NT

Samson

CGG Veritas

Arafura

Arafura Samson 2D

2D

NT/P74, NT/P75

3 600

 

Completed

AC

Apache

Fugro Geoteam

Browse

Canis 2008 NT 3D

3D

AC/P37

 

820

Completed

JPDA

Oilex

Wavefield Inseis

Bonaparte

Maura 3D

3D

JPDA 06-103

 

2 080

Completed

Onshore

Qld

Arrow

Terrex Seismic

Surat

Boyne River 2D

2D

ATP679P

43

 

Completed

Qld

Arrow

Terrex Seismic

Bowen

Cockenzie South 2D

2D

ATP759P

96

 

Completed

Qld

Arrow

Terrex Seismic

Bowen

Coxendean 2D

2D

ATP759P

71

 

Completed

Qld

Arrow

Terrex Seismic

Bowen

West Walker Creek 2D

2D

ATP759P

31

 

Completed

Qld

Blue Energy

Terrex Seismic

Drummond

Aramac 2D

2D

ATP813P

64

 

Completed

Qld

Blue Energy

Terrex Seismic

Bowen

Injune 2D (Blue Energy)

2D

ATP854P

35

 

Completed

Qld

Blue Energy

Terrex Seismic

Surat

Moranbah 2D (Blue Energy)

2D

ATP614P

45

 

Completed

Qld

Enterprise

Terrex Seismic

Eromanga

Planet Downs 2D 2008

2D

ATP539P

50

 

Completed

Qld

Molopo

Terrex Seismic

Surat

Maura 2D (Molopo)

2D

ATP564P

30

 

Completed

Qld

Qgas

Terrex Seismic

Surat

PL201 QGC 2D

2D

PL201

172

 

Completed

Qld

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Eromanga

Bowen 3D

3D

ATP259P

 

45

Completed

Qld

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Eromanga

Chi Paspa 2D

2D

ATP543P

136

 

Completed

Qld

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Eromanga

Echuburra Wallawanny 3D

3D

ATP259P

 

291

Completed

Qld

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Cooper

Genoa 3D

3D

ATP752P, ATP259P, PL68

 

340

Completed

Qld

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Eromanga

Omicrom 2D

2D

ATP543P

132

 

Completed

Qld

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Eromanga

Orient 2D

2D

ATP543P

111

 

Completed

Qld

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Eromanga

Patroclus 3D

3D

ATP259P, PL75

 

116

Completed

NSW

Eastern Star

Velseis

Gunnedah

Dewhurst 2D

2D

PEL 238,

180

 

Completed

NSW

Metgasco

Terrex Seismic

Clarence/Moreton

CM Metgasco 2D

2D

Unknown

128

 

Completed

NSW

NSW DMR

Terrex Seismic

Clarence/Moreton

Clarence Moreton 2008 2D

2D

Unknown

108

 

Completed

NSW

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Gunnedah

Gwider 2D

2D

PEL1, PEL12, PEL450, PEL456, PEL452

270

 

Completed

NSW

Sydney Gas

Velseis

Sydney

PEL4 Sydney Gas 2D

2D

PEL4, PEL267

80

 

Continuing

Vic

Lakes

Terrex Seismic

Gippsland

wombat 3D

3D

PRL2

 

29

Completed

SA

Adelaide Energy

Terrex Seismic

Otway

Jacaranda Ridge 3D

3D

PEL 255

 

48

Completed

SA

Adelaide Energy

Terrex Seismic

Cooper

Wakefield 2D

2D

PEL 105, PEL 218

312

 

Completed

SA

Beach

Terrex Seismic

Copper

Modiolus 3D

3D

PEL 91, PEL 92

 

333

Completed

SA

Beach

Terrex Seismic

Cooper

Padollus 2D

2D

PEL 91, PEL 92

120

 

Completed

SA

Essential

Terrex Seismic

Otway

Digby/Dartmoor 2D

2D

PEL 151

106

 

Completed

SA

Geoscience

Terrex Seismic

Gawler

Gawler Arrowie Cumomona 2D

2D

Unknown

296

 

Completed

SA

Geoscience

Terrex Seismic

Officer

Gawler Officer Musgrove Amadeus 2D

2D

Unknown

634

 

Completed

SA

Officer Basin Energy

Terrex Seismic

Officer

Gawlwe

2D

PEL 81, PEL 253

746

 

Completed

SA

Rawson

Terrex Seismic

Otway

Burrungule 3D

3D

PEL 154

 

36

Completed

SA

Rawson

Terrex Seismic

Otway

Nangwarry 3D

3D

PEL 155

 

34

Completed

SA

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Cooper

Callabonna 3D

3D

PEL 104, PPL 176

 

37

Completed

SA

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Cooper

Caroowinnie 3D

3D

PEL 115

 

94

Completed

SA

Santos

Terrex Seismic

Cooper

Charo 3D

3D

PPL 177, PEL 111

 

47

Completed

SA

SAPEX

Terrex Seismic

Arckaringa

Boorthana 2D

2D

PEL 117, PEL 121, PEL 122, PEL 123

466

 

Completed

WA

Empire

Terrex Seismic

Perth

Gingin West 2008 3D

3D

EP 389

 

26

Completed

WA

Empire

Terrex Seismic

Perth

Mullering 3D

3D

EP 432

 

54

Completed

WA

Empire

Terrex Seismic

Perth

Wellesley 2D

2D

EP 416

42

 

Completed

WA

Westralian Gas

Terrex Seismic

Perth

Warner Glen 2D

2D

EP 446

11

 

Completed

NT

Central Petroleum

Terrex Seismic

Pedirka

Guinevere/Viviene 2D

2D

EP93

165

 

Completed

NT

Central Petroleum

Terrex Seismic

Amadeus

Johnstone Hill 2D

2D

EP115

223

 

Completed

NT

Central Petroleum

Terrex Seismic

Pedirka

Madigan 2D

2D

EP97

138

 

Completed

NT

Central Petroleum

Terrex Seismic

Amadeus

Magee 2D

2D

EP82

184

 

Completed

NT

Central Petroleum

Terrex Seismic

Amadeus

Stone Plains 2D

2D

EP112

297

 

Completed

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