surat basin coal seam gas mining

surat basin coal seam gas mining

Coal seam gas industry methane emissions in the Surat ...

2021-9-27 · Coal seam gas (CSG) accounts for about one-quarter of natural gas production in Australia and rapidly increasing amounts globally. This is the first study worldwide using airborne measurement techniques to quantify methane (CH 4) emissions from a producing CSG field: the Surat Basin, Queensland, Australia.Spatially resolved CH 4 emissions were quantified from all

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Underground water impact report (UWIR) for the Surat

The resource activities that are called in the Surat CMA are coal seam gas, conventional oil and gas, and coal mining. The assessment is completed every 3 years in order to keep up to date with changes to industry development plans and new information about the groundwater flow system. Consultation draft of the UWIR 2021

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Location and geology of the Surat CMA | Business

2021-10-20 · The Walloon Coal Measures is a geological layer of the Great Artesian Basin. It comprises layers of lower-permeability rocks alternating with aquifers of high economic importance, which also feed springs of ecological and cultural importance. Introduction to the Surat CMA. The video below provides an introductory overview of the Surat CMA.

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A Risk to Groundwater from Coal Seam Gas Extraction in

Keywords: coal seam gas; Surat Basin; agriculture Abstract The potential exists for land use conflict to arise between coal seam gas mining and traditional agriculture in the Surat Basin in Southern Queensland. Farming and grazing enterprises, businesses and towns in the region are largely dependent on the underground aquifers for their water ...

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1.2.1 Available coal and coal seam gas resources ...

Summary. The Namoi subregion is underlain by the geological Gunnedah and Surat basins, both major coal-bearing basins in eastern Australia. The Gunnedah Basin has a history of coal and conventional petroleum exploration, and coal mining, and more recently the basin’s potential coal seam gas (CSG) targets have attracted much interest in the Namoi subregion.

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Multi-temporal SAR observations of the Surat Basin in ...

2016-2-9 · The two alternate DInSAR methodologies were applied on the northeastern part of the Surat Basin, Australia for an area without long-term ground-based geodetic observations. The regions undergoing downward motion are located above coal seam gas (CSG) mining sites with rates up to 28 mm/year.

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Coal petrology and coal seam gas contents of the Walloon ...

2007-4-2 · Coal seam gas contentBetween mid-2001 and late 2004, QGC undertook an extensive program of core drilling and coal desorption across the eastern Surat Basin to characterise the coal seam gas potential of the Walloon Subgroup. During this program, 16 full-seam core wells were sampled and desorbed to determine seam gas contents.

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petroleum operations and Contact details Queensland’s ...

2018-1-30 · accumulations in the Adavale Basin, the Bowen and Surat basins, and the Cooper and Eromanga basins. More than 4000 km of transmission pipelines connect producing gas fields to markets within Queensland, particularly south-east Queensland, Gladstone and Mount Isa. Since the mid-1990s, coal seam gas (CSG) has grown to become the

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CPB Contractors | gas works | APLNG | Surat Basin gas ...

2019-2-13 · CPB Contractors wins $90M APLNG Gas Works. CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been awarded a package of gas gathering and infrastructure works worth approximately $90 million for Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) in the Surat Basin, Queensland. The contract, which will deliver more than 300 coal seam gas wells over two years, consolidates

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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

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Quantifying methane emissions from Queensland’s coal

2020-12-11 · Quantifying methane emissions from Queensland’s coal seam gas producing Surat Basin using inventory data and a regional Bayesian inversion Ashok K. Luhar et al. Correspondence to: Ashok K. Luhar ([email protected]) ... S2.4 Coal mining

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Queensland's petroleum and coal seam gas 2016-17

2017-2-27 · production Surat roterooic basins Coal seam gas production Bowen esooic basins Figure 1: Queensland petroleum 2 Queensland’s petroleum and coal seam gas (January 2017) dnrm.qld.gov.au. Bowen Basin The Permian to Triassic Bowen Basin is the birthplace of the CSG industry in Queensland. The first commercial production began in

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1.2.1 Available coal and coal seam gas resources ...

Summary. The Namoi subregion is underlain by the geological Gunnedah and Surat basins, both major coal-bearing basins in eastern Australia. The Gunnedah Basin has a history of coal and conventional petroleum exploration, and coal mining, and more recently the basin’s potential coal seam gas (CSG) targets have attracted much interest in the Namoi subregion.

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$10 billion Surat Gas Project set to pump gas into the ...

In April 2020, Arrow Energy sanctioned the first phase of the $10 billion Surat Gas Project (SGP), a world-scale coal seam gas (CSG) project aimed at commercialising the majority of the company’s gas reserves in the Surat Basin in Southern Queensland, approximately five trillion cubic feet (TCF). With the first phase of the project now underway, there are a number of

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Arrow Energy - Surat Gas Project

2022-1-12 · The Surat Gas Project (SGP) is Arrow’s world-scale project to commercialise most of our Surat Basin gas reserves (about five trillion cubic feet). The SGP is underpinned by a December 2017 deal with the Shell-operated joint venture. This deal has allowed Arrow to take advantage of existing QGC-operated infrastructure to reduce our impacts on ...

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Underground Water Impact Report 2021 for the Surat ...

2021-10-28 · Coal mining in the Surat Basin There are a total of eight existing and proposed open-cut coal mines in the Surat Basin targeting coal seams in the Walloon Coal Measures. Four of those are operational mines – New Acland (Stages 1 and 2), Cameby Downs, Kogan Creek and Commodore. Extensions are under consideration for two existing

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Green concerns over Surat Basin gas mining project | The ...

2010-3-25 · News; Green concerns over Surat Basin gas mining project. QUEENSLAND'S emerging coal seam gas industry is expected to produce potentially the biggest pollution issue faced in Australia.

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Cumulative Management Area | Environment | Department

2020-7-30 · 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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Coal seam gas | Department for Energy and Mining -

2021-12-23 · Coals in the Cooper Basin are a proven source of conventional oil and gas and occur at depths from 2000–3500 m (bituminous to anthracite rank). The Early Permian Patchawarra Formation contains a major coal seam up to 30 m thick and this forms an important seismic reflector in the Cooper Basin. Coals in the Pedirka and Arckaringa basins are ...

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$10 billion Surat Gas Project set to pump gas into the ...

In April 2020, Arrow Energy sanctioned the first phase of the $10 billion Surat Gas Project (SGP), a world-scale coal seam gas (CSG) project aimed at commercialising the majority of the company’s gas reserves in the Surat Basin in Southern Queensland, approximately five trillion cubic feet (TCF). With the first phase of the project now underway, there are a number of

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1.2.1 Available coal and coal seam gas resources ...

Summary. The Namoi subregion is underlain by the geological Gunnedah and Surat basins, both major coal-bearing basins in eastern Australia. The Gunnedah Basin has a history of coal and conventional petroleum exploration, and coal mining, and more recently the basin’s potential coal seam gas (CSG) targets have attracted much interest in the Namoi subregion.

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Gas pipeline has potential to cut coal mine emissions ...

2022-1-7 · A study has investigated opportunities to capture fugitive emissions from underground and open-cut coal mines in the Bowen Basin to assist in Queensland’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Quantifying methane emissions from Queensland's coal

Abstract. Methane (CH 4 ) is a potent greenhouse gas and a key precursor of tropospheric ozone, itself a powerful greenhouse gas and air pollutant. Methane emissions across Queensland's Surat Basin, Australia, result from a mix of activities, including the production and processing of coal seam gas (CSG).

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1.2 Resource assessment for the Maranoa-Balonne

Coal and coal seam gas resources The Maranoa-Balonne-Condamine subregion is underlain by the geological Clarence-Moreton, Surat and Bowen basins. Coal is mined in both the Clarence-Moreton and the Surat basins. Economic coal deposits in the Bowen Basin are north of the subregion and are not part of this assessment.

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Managing groundwater impacts of coal seam gas - Mining

2021-12-28 · The coal seam gas (CSG) industry is expanding rapidly in the Surat and Bowen Basins of Queensland. CSG production involves pumping water from the coal seams to release the gas adsorbed to coal particles. The reduction in

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Methane emissions higher than previous estimates in ...

2021-9-28 · "In terms of the coal seam gas sector, we are finding that emissions per unit of gas that's produced is two to three times higher than has

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Underground Water Impact Report 2021 for the Surat ...

2021-10-28 · Coal mining in the Surat Basin There are a total of eight existing and proposed open-cut coal mines in the Surat Basin targeting coal seams in the Walloon Coal Measures. Four of those are operational mines – New Acland (Stages 1 and 2), Cameby Downs, Kogan Creek and Commodore. Extensions are under consideration for two existing

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Background review: aquifer connectivity within the Great ...

2021-10-3 · the Great Artesian Basin, and the Surat, Bowen and Galilee Basins . This background review was commissioned by the Department of the Environment on the advice of the Interim Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Coal Mining. The review was prepared by the CSIRO and revised by the Department of the Environment following

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Industrial Services | Kitja | Chinchilla

Kitja Services’ strength lies within the experience and execution excellence of our founding partners. Our directors bring their unique areas of expertise from their own career progression and have worked across the country, with over 60 years of combined industry experience in major construction projects, Refinery operations, underground mining, Coal Seam Gas, Open cut

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