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Coal seam gas bubbles up through farmland near scene of

As underground pressure is released, gas can migrate to areas like unplugged wells or bores. "The Surat Basin is characterised by extensive contemporary and historical or legacy coal exploration," the Origin Energy spokesperson said. There are hundreds of coal bore holes in the area, which has been targeted by both gas and coal mining companies.

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Location and geology of the Surat CMA | Business Queensland

Gas is produced from the Walloon Coal Measures of the Surat Basin and from the Bandanna Formation and Cattle Creek Formation of the southern Bowen Basin. These coal-bearing formations consist of many thin coal seams separated by low-permeability rock. The coal seams collectively make up a small proportion of the total thickness of the coal ...

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PDF Industrial Land Demand Forecasts for the Surat Basin 2010-2030

Surat Basin Industrial Land Audit F A C T S H E The Surat Basin is the focus of major developments by the Coal Seam Gas (CSG) and coal mining industries, creating potential for sustained economic growth. The ability of communities in the Surat Basin to capitalise upon these opportunities for economic growth is closely

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CIMIC secures major contract with - Australian Mining

CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has won a $90 million contract with Australia Pacific Liquefied Natural Gas (APLNG) to deliver over 300 coal seam gas wells in the Surat Basin, Queensland. CPB will work on the project until 2021, having already provided infrastructure for over 800 wells with APLNG over the past five years.

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PDF Advice to decision maker on coal seam gas project

Surat North Coal Seam Gas Project Advice 07 February 2019 2 that overlap parts of the project area: one a subsidiary of Glencore for open cut coal mining east of the project area and the other by Taroom Coal for open cut coal mining in the centre of the project area. Key potential impacts from this project are:

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6500 Surat Basin Gas Wells Get Govt Approval - iMINCO Mining

The Surat Basin in Queensland has been in the news recently with the Australian government approving a GAS field with some 6500 coal seam gas wells to be drilled and commissioned. Environment Minister Greg Hunt backed Arrow Energy’s plans for the further development of the Surat Basin in south-west Queensland which is set to create thousands of mining jobs in Queensland.

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2103849A-RPT001-A-cw Scoping Study Mining and CSG Development

Scoping Study – Mining and Coal Seam Gas Development PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF 2103849A-RTP001-A:cw Page 4 2.1.2 Key issues associated with mining and CSG The scale and growth of the coal mining and CSG in the Surat Basin has created growing public concern over the amenity, health, environmental and land use impacts of the energy

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Surat Gas Project, Surat Basin, Queensland, Australia

The environmental impact statement (EIS) for the gas project was approved by the state government in October 2013, followed by the Federal government in December 2013. Arrow Energy signed a 27-year gas supply agreement with Shell-operated Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG), which also includes CNOOC and Tokyo Gas as development partners, in December 2017. Arrow Energy will utilize the existing QCLNG infrastructures including processing facilities and pipelines for efficient delivery of gas to market,

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Surat Basin Boom - Key Media

The Surat Basin will turn into a ghost town Campbell explains that due to the nature of the LNG and coal seam gas exploration, the Surat Basin is unlikely to suffer a similar fate as some mining towns which turn into ghost towns once the projects are finished. “The way the coal seam gas and LNG industry works is that there will

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Quantifying methane emissions from Queensland's coal seam gas

Methane emissions across Queensland's Surat Basin, Australia, result from a mix of activities, including the production and processing of coal seam gas (CSG). We measured methane concentrations over 1.5 years from two monitoring stations established 80 km apart on either side of the main CSG belt located within a study area of 350 km × 350 km.

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Surat Basin Landholder Compensation | Shine Lawyers

Arrow Energy is conducting the first stage of their 10 billion dollar CSG gas project in Queensland. You can find out more about the Surat Basin Arrow Energy project here. Although Arrow has not released much information about the pace at which the project will proceed, and what impacts it will have on the surrounding areas, it is important for property owners to consider how their property, livelihood and family will be affected.

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SURAT BASIN MINING CAMP ( Sanicubic2 Pro and Sanicom1

The Surat Basin is a 270,000 km² region, known for its rich mining heritage. In early 2013, several temporary mining camps were proposed after excavation was approved for a coal seam gas site. With the influx of mining migration to the region, the need to create on-site housing to accommodate the 'fly-in, fly-out' staff was fundamental.

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6500 Surat Basin Gas Wells Get Govt Approval - iMINCO

The Surat Basin in Queensland has been in the news recently with the Australian government approving a GAS field with some 6500 coal seam gas wells to be drilled and commissioned. Environment Minister Greg Hunt backed Arrow Energy’s plans for the further development of the Surat Basin in south-west Queensland which is set to create thousands ...

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Coal Seam Gas Water Production Management

coal seam gas water management in the Surat Basin. The study conducted predictive hydrogeological modelling to evaluate the potential ground water impacts due to the extraction of CSG and options for water disposal and treatment (The Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy of Queensland, 2004).

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Coal petrology and coal seam gas contents of the Walloon

Apr 02, 2007 · The first coal seam gas well, Mosaic Oil NL Southeast Teatree #1, to investigate the coal seam gas potential of the Walloon Subgroup of the Injune Creek Group in the Surat Basin was drilled in 1995. This well cored the seams of the upper Walloon Subgroup to investigate gas content and gas saturation.

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Mine Details | MiningLink.com.au

The Arrow Surat Gas Project will provide additional coal seam gas for both the domestic and export markets. The project covers the extension of the existing coal seam gas wells: Daandine - that has been producing gas since 2006; Kogan North- that has been in production since early 2006; Stratheden- that began producing coal seam gas in 2009

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Surat Basin - Wikipedia

The Surat Basin is a geological basin in eastern Australia. It is part of the Great Artesian Basin drainage basin of Australia. The Surat Basin extends across an area of 270,000 square kilometres and the southern third of the basin occupies a large part of northern New South Wales, the remainder is in Queensland.

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The geology, stratigraphy and coal seam gas

The Mesozoic Surat Basin constitutes part of the Great Australian Basin, which is composed of the Clarence, Moreton, Surat, Eromanga and Carpentaria basins and is located in southern Queensland and northern New South Wales. Within the northeastern basin, the Middle Jurassic Walloon Subgroup is the dominant coal-bearing unit. The Walloon Subgroup is best developed within the northeastern region ...

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PDF Quantifying methane emissions from Queensland's coal seam

The Surat Basin is predominantly rural, and methane sources other than CSG include agriculture and coal mining. CSG activities that lead to potential methane emis- sions include CSG wells, pumps, pipelines, vents, pneumatic controls, and produced water bodies (Day et al., 2013).

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Longwalls in the Surat Basin

The continuous seam typically ranges between 2m and 4.5m and, together with the Kogan seam above and the Macalister lower seam, will be targeted by Xstrata Coal’s mammoth Wandoan open cut project. While various energy companies are exploring the Surat Basin for coal seam gas, O’Brien said the Macalister upper seam was relatively shallow at 100-200m deep and it did not contain much gas.

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A $10 billion CSG project is coming to QLD’s Surat Basin

Apr 17, 2020 · Real Energy & Strata-X enter Surat Basin. The Queensland Government recently granted title of the Venus Project permit ATP-2051, located within the main Walloon coal seam gas (CSG) fairway in the Surat Basin, to the 50/50 Strata-X Energy ( ASX:SXA) and Real Energy Corporation ( ASX:RLE) joint venture. The project is immediately adjacent to gas infrastructure and is prospective for CSG over its entire permit area.

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CPB Contractors bags APLNG gas works contract in Surat Basin

Feb 12, 2019 · Image: CPB Contractors bags APLNG gas works contract in Surat Basin. Photo: courtesy of Australia Pacific LNG. Under the contract, CPB Contractors will be responsible for delivering over 300 coal seam gas wells over two years. The scope of contract includes infrastructure for access tracks and well site lease pad preparation, electrical supply networks, gas and water pipeline gathering networks, and rehabilitation of right of ways after the completion of installations.

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Coming apart at the seams? Social impact assessment and the

areas, it is the reserves of coal seam gas (CSG) that represent the biggest source of both promise and conflict. With three newly-approved CSG ‘mega-projects’, another in development, mining exploration permits covering most of the region, and an export contract of unprecedented magnitude, this part of the Surat Basin is viewed as a critical

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An expansive coal seam gas field in the Surat Basin

3/13/2020 · An expansive coal seam gas field in the Surat Basin, Southern Queensland. Posted March 13, 2020 06:43:40 Wellheads are clearly visible across the Surat Basin.

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Industrial Land Demand Forecasts for the Surat Basin 2010-2030

Surat Basin Industrial Land Audit F A C T S H E The Surat Basin is the focus of major developments by the Coal Seam Gas (CSG) and coal mining industries, creating potential for sustained economic growth. The ability of communities in the Surat Basin to capitalise upon these opportunities for economic growth is closely

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Queensland's petroleum and coal seam gas 2016-17

What is coal seam gas?

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Overlapping tenures guide – coal and coal seam gas

The new framework for coal and coal seam gas (CSG) overlapping tenures (the framework) commenced on 27 September 2016. The framework regulates both the resource authority and safety ... • Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2001 ... Surat Basin transitional provisions .

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BLIGH GOVT TO CLOSELY MONITOR GAS INDUSTRY IN SURAT BASIN

Jul 21, 2010 · The Bligh Government has today announced extra compliance staff to continue to closely monitor the growing coal seam gas industry in the Surat Basin. This tougher stance by the State Government will significantly ramp up the monitoring, inspection and enforcement of the industry in south west Queensland.

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Surat Basin News - Home | Facebook

Surat Basin News, Dalby, Queensland. 1,134 likes. The official Surat Basin News page. Phone: 4672 5508 Email: [email protected]

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Australian Coal Seam Gas | ERCE

The presence of gas in coals is a long and well-known phenomenon, dating back to unfortunate mining accidents as far back as the early 1800s. By the early 1900s it was common to degas coals prior to mining operations, but it was not until large tax reforms in the 1970s, pushing for the development of unconventional resources in the United States that coal seam gas (CSG) was explored for ...

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PDF Coming apart at the seams? Social impact assessment and

areas, it is the reserves of coal seam gas (CSG) that represent the biggest source of both promise and conflict. With three newly-approved CSG 'mega-projects', another in development, mining exploration permits covering most of the region, and an export contract of unprecedented magnitude, this part of the Surat Basin is viewed as a critical

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Surat Basin farmers call for moratorium on coal seam gas

May 19, 2010 · news; Surat Basin farmers call for moratorium on coal seam gas mining. MORE than 500 farmers who attended a protest meeting at Cecil Plains have called for the government to place a moratorium on ...

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Cumulative Management Area | Environment | Department of

Cumulative Management Area. Under the Water Act 2000 (Water Act), a cumulative management area (CMA) can be declared if an area contains two or more resource tenures, including tenures on which coal seam gas (CSG) and mining activities operate, and where there may be cumulative impacts on groundwater resulting from water extraction by the tenure holders.

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PDF) Revised geology and coal seam gas characteristics of

Understanding the controls on coal seam distribution and geometry is fundamental for planning coal seam gas production. In the Jurassic Surat Basin of South East Queensland, Australia, the spatial ...

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