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Summary

AgeLate Jurassic - Late Cretaceous
Area in South Australia57 000 km2 (22 010 sq. miles)
Depth to target zone2000 - 3700m
Thickness11 km
Hydrocarbon showsOil shows Greenly 1 (1993)
First commercial discoveryNone
Identified reservesNil
Undiscovered resources (50%)Not determined
ProductionNil
Basin typeRift
Depositional settingNon-marine-paralic (Early Cretaceous); fluviodeltaic to marine (Late Cretaceoous)
ReservoirsNon-marine to fluviodeltaic sandstone
Regional structureFaulted tilt blocks, rollover anticlines, flower structure
SealsNon-marine shales
Source rocksNon-marine shale, coaly interbeds
Number of wells6

Seismic line km

26 785 2D

For more information on the Duntroon Sub-basin see the Bight Basin.

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Bight Basin | Geoscience Australia

Energy Resources Division
DEM.Petroleum@sa.gov.au
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