Petroleum Exploration and Production System — South Australia (PEPS-SA or PEPS®) is a comprehensive relational database containing a wide range of technical data relevant to the petroleum and geothermal industries.
Free downloadable PEPS-SA
(Windows version only)
**No further updates will be available for PEPS-SA post 1 March 2018
A complete list of basic well information including well completion report status is included on the
Basic Well Information spreadsheet.
New open file production data is available here
A full set of data and software is available when extracted.
Once you have downloaded and extracted the files to your computer, you will need to install the BDE software found in the BDE directory prior to running PEPS-SA.
**Please read the readme.pdf file in the Help folder for information on how to install PEPS-SA.
Users can view the data in form or table mode (new), export individual tables or carry out complex multi-table queries and export the answer to various improved formats (Excel, Paradox or ASCII etc.).
The key data for exploration are the well and seismic line name. For each well or seismic line there are numerous attributes. In PEPS, key data have been allocated into comprehensive data modules, including geology, geophysics, legislation, licensing, wells and engineering. There are eight modules in total, comprising 95 data sets. (See table 1). There are substantive indexes to other types of data.
PEPS-SA includes the following modules:
This version of PEPS-SA does not include the Core Photo images or thin Section Photo images. See http://energymining.sa.gov.au/petroleum/data_and_publications/geological_data#core
Please note - you need to install PEPS-SA database first to be able to access the Core Photo images.
PEPS-SA is a stand-alone package written in-house using Delphi. It includes powerful querying, exporting, reporting and graphing options. The data is in Paradox 7 format.
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the quality of the data and software supplied, the Department of Energy and Mining does not warrant that the data or software contain no errors. Additionally, the Department of Energy and Mining shall not be in any way be liable for any loss or otherwise incurred as a consequence of using these products.
For more information, contact:
Level 7, 11 Waymouth Street,
GPO Box 320
ADELAIDE SA 5001
Ph +61 8 8429 2559