RETIRED - This record has been superseded by eCat 126310 as advised by M. Webster 16 June 2023.
The National Petroleum Wells Database has now been combined with the Geoscience Australia Borehole Database (BOREHOLE).
The Petroleum Wells Online Tool is no longer available for use. The same data can be accessed through the Geoscience Australia Portal. Simply select the Layers button to find the Borehole data available to view and query. If you are having trouble, please follow the help.
For general inquiries, please email client services.
This application provides access to GA's Oracle petroleum wells databases. Data themes include header data, biostratigraphy, organic geochemistry, reservoir and facies, stratigraphy, velocity and directional surveys. Data is included for offshore and onshore regions. Scientific data entry is generally only conducted for offshore wells. Onshore data is generally acquired from state geological surveys.
Maintenance and Update Frequency: notPlanned
Statement: This data is made from Well Completion Reports (WCR) and other scouting methods. It is loaded into the 'NPM' Oracle database by Geoscience Australia staff and is QC'ed on a regular basis. This particular point dataset was extracted from the database and then converted into ArcView shape files. This data is extracted out on a weekly basis for the purpose of web visualisation for clients.
Product retired as per advice from M. Webster 16/6/2023 - D2023-40359