Reserves Table 1 - Petroleum Reserves by Basin, as at 1 January 2010

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Category Basin Crude Oil Condensate LPG Sales gas
GL million
barrels
GL million
barrels
GL million
barrels
Bcm Tcf
Category 1 Adavale 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.58 0.02
Amadeus 1.45 9.09 0.38 2.40 0.03 0.20 7.92 0.28
Bass 0.00 0.00 1.58 9.92 0.98 6.15 6.73 0.24
Bonaparte 8.10 50.97 15.94 100.28 13.79 86.74 71.05 2.51
Bowen 0.83 5.22 0.34 2.13 0.29 1.79 10.30 0.36
Canning 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Carnarvon 69.42 436.64 68.02 427.81 68.90 433.35 495.14 17.49
Cooper 2.61 16.43 2.38 14.99 4.52 28.45 19.44 0.69
Eromanga 6.13 38.53 0.03 0.20 0.02 0.10 0.16 0.01
Gippsland 31.67 199.22 14.84 93.35 25.11 157.92 151.08 5.34
Gunnedah 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.30 0.01
Otway 0.00 0.00 1.04 6.54 0.00 0.00 24.90 0.88
Perth 1.71 10.77 0.00 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.26 0.01
Surat 0.16 1.03 0.02 0.13 0.01 0.09 0.68 0.02
Total 122.09 767.90 104.58 657.76 113.64 714.79 788.53 27.85
Previous 139.62 878.16 112.02 704.59 119.10 749.12 818.82 28.92
                 
Category 2 Amadeus 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.37 0.01
Bass 1.08 6.79 5.79 36.40 8.32 52.34 13.09 0.46
Bonaparte 21.48 135.10 48.41 304.47 22.02 138.47 556.41 19.65
Bowen 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.01 0.04 0.52 0.02
Browse 2.16 13.59 172.66 1,086.00 51.53 324.08 940.10 33.20
Canning 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 0.01
Carnarvon 54.92 345.41 89.95 565.74 27.42 172.45 2,045.10 72.22
Clarence/Moreton 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.18 0.08
Cooper 0.42 2.67 0.26 1.65 0.47 2.94 5.38 0.19
Eromanga 0.64 4.02 0.02 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.00
Gippsland 12.27 77.16 11.70 73.62 2.65 16.69 92.15 3.25
Otway 0.00 0.00 1.07 6.70 0.00 0.00 13.77 0.49
Perth 0.04 0.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 22.50 0.79
Surat 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 93.01 584.99 329.85 2,074.71 112.41 707.02 3,691.78 130.38
Previous 93.39 587.41 326.08 2,050.99 118.06 724.57 3,822.33 134.99
                 
Category 1+2 Grand Total 215.09 1,352.89 434.45 2,732.57 226.05 1,421.81 4,485.85 158.42
Previous Total 233.01 1,465.57 438.14 2,755.78 237.16 1,491.70 4,650.41 164.23

Notes

Category 1 comprises current reserves of those fields which have been declared commercial. It includes both proved and probable reserves.

Category 2 comprises estimates of recoverable reserves which have not yet been delcared commercially viable; they may be either geologically proved or are awaiting further appraisal.

For McKelvey resource classification see Reserves Table 2.

'Previous' totals refer to revised estimates of remaining reserves for the previous year.

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