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Fracking in WA

Kimberley Region

December 16, 2021

The iconic Kimberley region has been identified as one of the most prospective regions in the world for shale and tight sands gas production, with an estimated 438 trillion cubic feet of gas within the onshore Canning Basin. Although still at the early exploration...

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Fracking Gasfield Risks

March 17, 2021

In Western Australia the majority of unconventional gas is found in shale beds and tight sandstone rock strata, unlike Eastern Australia where most unconventional gas deposits are found in coal seams. Shale and tight gasfields involve the industrialisation of entire landscapes with numerous closely...

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Mid West & Wheatbelt Region

November 09, 2020

The northern Perth basin, a geological formation underlying the western parts of the Mid West and Wheatbelt of WA, has been identified by the gas industry as a priority target for exploitation. With over 270,000 petajoules of potential unconventional gas under 31 petroleum and...

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