First Competitive License Round In 45 Years Sparks Exploration Revival In South Australia

The Moomba gas processing complex is the heart of oil and gas production facilities in South Australia's Cooper-Eromanga basin, where a revival in exploration activity soon will get under way. Photo courtesy of Primary Industries and Resources South Australia. Tirrawarra oil field, the first Cooper basin oil discovery (1970), holds 80% of the oil found to date in the gas-prone Cooper-Eromanga basin of South Australia. Photo courtesy of Australian Institute of Petroleum Ltd.'s Petroleum Gazette. [32,668 bytes] Cooper Basin acreage offering [196,173 bytes] South Australia is about undergo a renaissance of exploration activity. ...

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