Australia's Search For Petroleum: Patterns Of Discovery

M.T. Bradshaw, C.B. Foster, M.E. Fellows, D.C. Rowland Australian Geological Survey Organisation Canberra This is the first of a two-part article on patterns of discovery in Australian exploration. The second part will appear in OGJ's Exploration section June 14. It was adapted from a presentation at the 1999 Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association conference in Perth on Apr. 18-21 that was also published in the 1999 Appea Journal, Vol. 39, Part 1. Authors' references will appear in the second part of this article. The story of Australia's long search for commercial hydrocarbons has been well told previously by Wilkinson (1988a ...

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