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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
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.

For more information, contact:

Tony Hill
Principal Geologist
Energy Resources Division

+61 8 8463 3225