Great Australian Bight Research Program
Marine Innovations SA: More than 60 new species have been discovered in the Great Australian Bight as part of one of the largest whole-of-ecosystem studies undertaken in Australian waters. The new discoveries were made during the initial three years of the Great Australian Bight Research Program.
The $20 million program is a collaboration between BP, CSIRO, the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), the University of Adelaide, and Flinders University. The four-year program aims to provide a whole-of-system understanding of the environmental, economic and social values of the region.Read More October 11, 2016
Great Australian Bight remains a very promising exploration project
APPEA: The resource potential of the Great Australian Bight remains significant and the economic and energy benefits of developing those resources will be substantial.
Success in the Bight would ease Australia’s reliance on imported oil and deliver South Australia much needed new investments and jobs.Read More September 16, 2016
APPEA Says Great Australian Bight Exploration Vital for Jobs, Investments
Rigzone – Energy News: The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association warns that banning exploration in the Great Australian Bight will have adverse impact on jobs and investments.Read More September 1, 2016
Petroleum Exploration in the Great Australian Bight
Government of South Australia – Dept of State Development: Petroleum exploration in the Great Australian Bight (GAB) region has been undertaken without reported or identified environmental harm since the late 1960s.Read More September 16, 2015
Great Australian Bight Deepwater Marine Program
CSIRO: CSIRO, in partnership with Chevron Australia, is conducting an integrated field research program targeting unexplored deepwater regions in the Great Australian Bight.
The Great Australian Bight represents one of Australia’s most prospective frontier hydrocarbon exploration regions, however it remains largely unexplored.Read More