Wells Table 3 - Summary of Wells Drilled, 2008

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Table 3.1 Summary of Onshore and Offshore Wells Drilled in 2008. Status at 31 December 2008
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 0 22 11 2 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
New South Wales 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Victoria 2 17 2 1 0 0 0 13 0 1 0 0 2
Tasmania 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
South Australia 1 39 14 5 2 0 0 18 1 0 0 0 0
Western Australia 6 53 1 8 0 0 0 41 1 5 0 0 3
Northern Territory 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0
Territory of Ashmore and
Cartier Islands Adjacent Area
2 7 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 2
Joint Petroleum Development Area 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 11 151 32 18 2 0 0 93 2 8 0 0 7
Development
Queensland 0 26 13 9 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Victoria 0 10 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
South Australia 3 34 8 21 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Western Australia 3 42 22 7 1 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 5
Territory of Ashmore and
Cartier Islands Adjacent Area
0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Total 6 117 54 38 7 0 0 14 1 0 0 0 9
Table 3.2 Summary of Offshore Wells Drilled in 2008. Status at 31 December 2008
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 0 14 2 1 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 0 2
Tasmania 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Western Australia 6 46 1 8 0 0 0 34 1 5 0 0 3
Northern Territory 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
Territory of Ashmore and
Cartier Islands Adjacent Area
2 7 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 2
Joint Petroleum Development Area 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 8 74 7 10 0 0 0 49 1 8 0 0 7
Development
Victoria 0 10 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Western Australia 2 38 22 7 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 5
Territory of Ashmore and
Cartier Islands Adjacent Area
0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total 2 52 33 8 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 0 5
Table 3.3 Summary of Onshore Wells Drilled in 2008. Status at 31 December 2008
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 0 22 11 2 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
New South Wales 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Victoria 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Tasmania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
South Australia 1 39 14 5 2 0 0 18 1 0 0 0 0
Western Australia 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Territory 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Total 3 77 25 8 2 0 0 44 1 0 0 0 0
Development
Queensland 0 26 13 9 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
South Australia 3 34 8 21 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Western Australia 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 64 21 30 6 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 3

Footnote

* - Other than this period

** - This period

C&S - Cased and Suspended

Serv - Service well, classification applicable only to develoipment wells

Unsp - Unspecified

DA - Drilling ahead

Sus - Suspended temporarily; to resume drilling at a future date

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