Table 2 - Seismic Survey Activity by State, 2005-2008

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State/Territory Onshore Offshore Total

2D

3D 2D 3D 2D 3D
(line km) (sq. km) (line km) (sq. km) (line km) (sq. km)
2005
Queensland 599 944 0 0 599 944
Victoria 255 0 620 2 252 875 2 252
Tasmania 0 0 1 150 400 1 150 400
South Australia 1 201 567 167 0 1 368 567
Western Australia 0 1 928 15 264 9 201 15 264 11 129
Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Island 0 0 0 560 0 560
Joint Petroleum Development Area 0 0 0 1 200 0 1 200
Total 2055 3 439 17 201 13 613 19 256 17 052
2006
Queensland 1 072 622 4 560 0 5 632 622
New South Wales 431 0 0 0 431 0
Victoria 55 0 60 561 115 561
Tasmania 253 0 2 185 1 200 2 438 1 200
South Australia 481 535 1 449 1 297 1 930 1 832
Western Australia 359 0 1 157 12 120 1 516 13 120
Northern Territory 689 0 5 576 3 945 6 265 3 945
Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Island 0 0 0 323 0 323
Total 3 340 1 157 14 987 20 446 18 327 21 603
2007
Queensland 1 118 291 730 0 1 848 291
New South Wales 252 0 0 0 252 0
Victoria 0 0 39 4 050 39 4 050
Tasmania 279 0 0 506 279 506
South Australia 467 1 029 0 0 467 1 029
Western Australia 868 0 10 560 11 482 11 428 11 482
Northern Territory 484 0 0 5 617 484 5 617
Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Island 0 0 0 790 0 790
Total 3468 1 319 11 329 22 445 14 797 23 764
2008
Queensland 1 016 792 0 0 1 016 792
New South Wales 766 0 0 0 766 0
Victoria 0 29 400 320 400 349
Tasmania 0 0 7 593 967 7 593 967
South Australia 2 680 628 1 146 0 3 826 628
Western Australia 53 80 39 196 28 146 39 249 28 226
Northern Territory 1 007 0 3 600 384 4 607 384
Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Island 0 0 0 820 0 820
Joint Petroleum Development Area 0 0 0 2 080 0 2 080
Total 5 522 1 528 51 935 32 717 57 457 34 245

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