Seismic Table 1 - Seismic Survey Activity by State, 2006-2009

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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)
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 39 028 28 048 39 081 28 128
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 51 767 32 619 57 289 34 147
2009
Queensland 1 233 848 0 0 1 233 848
New South Wales 675 0 0 0 675 0
Victoria 266 0 0 0 266 0
Tasmania 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Australia 512 390 0 0 512 390
Western Australia 103 223 12 752 25 860 12 855 26 083
Northern Territory 769 0 1 470 0 2 239 0
Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Island 0 0 274 981 274 981
Joint Petroleum Development Area 0 0 937 0 937 0
Total 3 558 1 461 15 433 26 841 18 991 28 302

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