Western Australia’s Petroleum and Geothermal Explorer’s Guide
Western Australia’s Petroleum and Geothermal Explorer’s Guide 2014 Edition is designed to provide general information and guidance on the legislative framework for companies considering exploring and investing in Western Australia’s (WA) upstream petroleum and geothermal energy industries, and for companies currently involved in those industries. It may also be a reference for the public and other government agencies.
Information in this guide relates predominantly to petroleum and geothermal energy resources activity in WA, its onshore and State Waters areas including islands, which are administered under the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967, the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982, the Petroleum Pipelines Act 1969 and the Petroleum Act 1936.
Western Australian Mineral and Petroleum Statistics Digest
The Western Australian Mineral and Petroleum Statistics Digest contains key statistical information and analysis on the WA resource sector. It provides comprehensive coverage on the composition, magnitude and performance of the WA mineral and petroleum industry.
It includes an analysis of selected major commodities as well as price trends, the State’s position as a resources exporter, royalty receipts, employment and investment.
Data covers mineral and petroleum quantity and values, royalty receipts, employment, mineral titles as well as listing contact details for principal producers. The publication is available electronically and is published for each financial year and calendar year.
Petroleum in Western Australia (PWA)
Petroleum in Western Australia (PWA) magazine is a biannual publication highlighting petroleum exploration, development and production activities in State waters and onshore areas of WA. It is an important means for disseminating relevant information to everyone interested in the State's petroleum industry.
PWA includes informative articles on oil and gas companies, current development projects, petroleum trends, changes to legislation, new technology and equipment, and current exploration activities. The publication details the latest acreage releases as well as recently awarded exploration permits. It also includes information on geothermal energy and carbon capture projects in WA from time to time.
A regular feature is the inclusion of tables which cover petroleum production and reserves, surveys, wells, and a list of titles and holders.
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Petroleum in Western Australia (PWA) magazine
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Further information including publications and maps can be obtained on the Geological Survey of WA publications page