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2010 Petroleum Offshore Exploration Acreage Release

Data Supporting 2010 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release

Exploration in Australia is supported by public access to extensive, low cost, high quality geoscience information, including digital seismic tapes, well reports and core and cuttings samples.

Much of the data is submitted by companies, following specified commercial confidentiality periods, as a requirement of Australian data management legislation. Publicly available open-file reports, data and down-hole samples are available from:

Geoscience Australia, Australia's national geoscientific information agency, adds to this physical and digital data collection by undertaking regional basin studies, acquiring regional seismic and marine reconnaissance surveys, undertaking hydrocarbon resource assessments and providing geoscientific data and reports in support of Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release rounds.

Geoscience Australia has a physical data room where specific seismic and well data relevant to current acreage release rounds can be viewed. Appointments to visit the Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release Data Room or to meet with Geoscience Australia officers can be made by visiting www.ga.gov.au/oceans/oar_DataRoom.jsp

Additional information Geoscience Australia products that support the 2010 release areas can also be obtained from the Geoscience Australia Acreage Release webpage.

Packages of specific seismic data relevant to the 2010 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release Areas are available in GeoFrame™, Kingdom® or Landmark™ formats. Digital well completion reports and digital well logs (in original format) for specific wells are also available. These data can be ordered through the Geophysical and Geological Data Repository at: ausgeodata@ga.gov.au

Listings of available data relevant to the 2010 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release contain details of cores and cuttings, destructive analyses reports, and well completion reports from the following areas:

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