Kimberley Region

The Canning Basin in the Kimberley has been identified as one of the most prospective regions in the world for shale gas. To date three wells have been fracked in the region. A report for ACOLA has estimated that up to 40,000 wells could be drilled if the industry goes to full production in the region. Continue reading

Mid West & Wheatbelt Region

The northern Perth basin, a geological formation underlying the Mid West and Wheatbelt of WA, has been identified by the gas industry as a priority target for exploitation. With its 271,401 petajoules of potential unconventional gas under 31 petroleum and exploration licences, there is interest from a host of companies, both local and international.   Continue reading