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Production Statistics

Liquid hydrocarbons

Liquid hydrocarbon resources include crude oil, condensate and LPG. Total liquid production from the Gippsland Basin as at  2014 was 26,089 petajoules* (PJ), with a total of 2,964 PJ of liquids remaining. In the Otway Basin, 23 PJ have been produced with 65 PJ of condensate remaining.

Liquid Hydrocarbon Resources 

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Gas

Most of Victoria's gas production has come from the offshore Gippsland Basin (9,120 PJ) with 9,253 PJ remaining as at 2014. Petroleum discovery and production came a decade later in the Victorian Otway Basin.

The Otway Basin includes South Australia and Victoria. Production has come from offshore and onshore areas and totals 850 PJ, with 1,292 PJ remaining.

Gas resources      

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Production Statistics 2014
Commonwealth Waters Offshore Victoria

 

Name

Operator Basin Crude
(barrels**)
Condensate
(barrels)
LPG
(barrels)
LNG
(mmcf)
Sales Gas
 (mmcf)
Gippsland Esso Gippsland 11,782,527 7,818,811 10,706,572 - 227,690
Casino Santos Otway - 18,244 - - 41,357
Geographe Thylacine Origin Otway - 631,829 726,081 - 48,606
Minerva BHP Billiton Otway - 53,660 - - 20,843
    TOTAL 11,782,527 8,522,544 11,432,653 - 338,496

Production Statistics 2014 - National

Name Crude (barrels)**

Condensate
(barrels)

LPG
(barrels)
LNG (mmcf#) Sales Gas (mmcf) Coal Seams
(mmcf)
TOTAL
Western Australia 52,359,629 33,647,444 6,790,890 968,802 382,979 - 94,149,744
Victoria 11,782,527 8,522,544 11,432,653 -
338,496 - 32,076,220
Queensland 5,237,581 1,580,853 2,252,512 - 103,328 220,502 9,394,776
South Australia 8,277,932 109,207 -
-
-
-
8,387,139
Northern Territory 1,663,259 40,185 -
-
967 -
1,704,411
Tasmania -
508,345 415,375   14,696   938,416
New South Wales -
-
-
-
-
4,637 4,637
TOTAL 79,320,928 44,408,578 20,891,430 968,802 840,466 225,140 146,655,344

^Source: Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association
**1 barrel = 158.9873 litres or 42 gallons
# 1 mmcf = 1 million cubic feet