1.2.2.2 Coal seam gas


There is currently no CSG production for commercial purposes in the Clarence‑Moreton bioregion. Some CSG production occurs for pilot testing (discussed in Section 1.2.3.2).

The CSG and conventional gas exploration companies within the Clarence‑Moreton bioregion are currently Metgasco Limited (in NSW), Arrow Energy Limited (in Queensland), ERM Power Limited (NSW), Dart Energy Limited (NSW), Red Sky Energy Limited (NSW) and Clarence Moreton Resources Pty Ltd (NSW).

The tenements of each CSG exploration company are shown in Table 3.

Table 3 CSG and conventional gas exploration companies and petroleum tenements in the Clarence-Moreton bioregion (locations of tenements are shown in Figure 10)


Company

State

Tenement

Arrow Energy Limited

Queensland

ATPs 641 and 644

Clarence Moreton Resources Pty Ltd

NSW

PELs 457, 478 and 479

Dart Energy Limited

NSW

PEL 445

ERM Power Limited (conventional gas exploration)

NSW

PELs 457, 478 and 479

Metgasco Limited

NSW

PELs 13, 16 and 426

Red Sky Energy Limited

NSW

PELA 135

ATP = authority to prospect; PEL = petroleum exploration licence; PELA = petroleum exploration licence application

Last updated:
3 August 2016