NT onshore oil and gas production data

Figures as at 2021 year end.

Calendar year

Calendar year Oil production (MMbbl) Gas production (Bcf)
MereenieSurpriseTotalMereenieDingo Palm ValleyTotal
Pre-1983      1.140 1.140
1983      0.029 0.029
1984 0.187  0.187 0.125   0.519 0.644
1985 0.835  0.835 0.365   1.259 1.624
1986 1.246  1.246 1.919   1.804 3.723
1987 0.941  0.941 3.207   7.928 11.135
1988 0.765  0.765 3.587   8.023 11.610
1989 0.631  0.631 4.560   8.043 12.603
1990 0.547  0.547 4.453   8.391 12.844
1991 0.514  0.514 3.944   9.147 13.091
1992 0.676  0.676 6.121   8.450 14.571
1993 0.838  0.838 5.972   8.687 14.659
1994 0.956  0.956 6.339   8.424 14.763
1995 1.018  1.018 9.297   7.148 16.445
1996 1.073  1.073 11.491   6.263 17.755
1997 0.886  0.886 11.208   7.724 18.932
1998 0.766  0.766 10.911   7.267 18.178
1999 0.614  0.614 11.387   6.981 18.368
2000 0.530  0.530 12.558   6.053 18.611
2001 0.469  0.469 11.652   6.430 18.082
2002 0.431  0.431 12.867   6.248 19.115
2003 0.407  0.407 14.161   5.718 19.879
2004 0.366  0.366 13.771   5.220 18.991
2005 0.366  0.366 15.209   4.448 19.657
2006 0.324  0.324 15.413   3.754 19.167
2007 0.336  0.336 16.202   3.371 19.573
2008 0.301  0.301 15.759   2.973 18.732
2009 0.236  0.236 14.123   2.639 16.762
2010 0.173  0.173 2.051   1.922 3.973
2011 0.184  0.184 1.212   1.697 2.909
2012 0.228  0.228 1.205   0.294 1.499
2013 0.203  0.203 1.202   0.224 1.426
2014 0.266 0.056 0.322 1.733   0.934 2.667
2015 0.278 0.024 0.302 2.395 0.026 1.282 3.704
2016 0.233 0.000 0.233 3.230 0.926 0.046 4.203
2017 0.216 0.000 0.216 4.184 0.795 0.000 4.980
2018 0.194 0.000 0.194 4.919 0.803 0.429 6.151
2019 0.212 0.000 0.212 14.150 1.095 3.048 18.293
2020 0.157 0.000 0.157 9.207 1.166 3.326 13.699
2021 0.159 0.000 0.159 10.633 1.337 2.486 14.456
Total18.7590.07918.838292.7226.148169.771468.642

Financial year

Financial year Oil production (MMbbl) Gas production (Bcf)
MereenieSurpriseTotalMereenieDingo Palm ValleyTotal
Pre-1983       1.140 1.140
83/84       0.112 0.112
84/85 0.506  0.506 0.307   1.046 1.354
85/86 1.183  1.183 0.929   1.397 2.326
86/87 1.025  1.025 1.910   4.549 6.460
87/88 0.903  0.903 3.954   8.347 12.300
88/89 0.674  0.674 4.177   7.682 11.859
89/90 0.593  0.593 4.985   8.337 13.323
90/91 0.513  0.513 4.259   9.107 13.366
91/92 0.583  0.583 4.328   9.032 13.360
92/93 0.746  0.746 6.746   8.000 14.746
93/94 0.952  0.952 5.413   8.956 14.369
94/95 0.930  0.930 8.145   7.672 15.817
95/96 1.070  1.070 10.078   6.821 16.898
96/97 1.017  1.017 11.377   7.111 18.489
97/98 0.825  0.825 11.303   7.112 18.415
98/99 0.674  0.674 10.738   7.426 18.164
99/00 0.568  0.568 13.218   6.246 19.464
00/01 0.489  0.489 11.336   6.424 17.760
01/02 0.463  0.463 12.284   6.375 18.659
02/03 0.415  0.415 13.485   5.960 19.445
03/04 0.370  0.370 13.792   5.556 19.348
04/05 0.381  0.381 14.452   4.771 19.223
05/06 0.326  0.326 14.927   4.050 18.977
06/07 0.346  0.346 16.341   3.595 19.936
07/08 0.318  0.318 16.040   3.170 19.210
08/09 0.278  0.278 15.475   2.805 18.280
09/10 0.188  0.188 8.001   2.327 10.328
10/11 0.180  0.180 1.249   1.716 2.965
11/12 0.211  0.211 1.209   1.036 2.245
12/13 0.219  0.219 1.179   0.220 1.399
13/14 0.211 0.023 0.234 1.419   0.457 1.876
14/15 0.305 0.054 0.359 1.804 0.000 1.087 2.891
15/16 0.245 0.002 0.247 3.118 0.525 0.794 4.436
16/17 0.222 0.000 0.222 3.312 0.861 0.046 4.219
17/18 0.209 0.000 0.209 4.991 0.779 0.000 5.770
18/19 0.203 0.000 0.203 9.876 0.866 1.709 12.450
19/20 0.179 0.000 0.179 11.100 1.245 3.494 15.839
20/21 0.159 0.000 0.159 10.023 1.239 2.943 14.205
21/22 0.155 0.000 0.155 10.764 1.377 2.154 14.295
Total18.8340.07918.913298.0446.892170.782475.718

Source: Monthly Field Petroleum Production Reports from the operators of Dingo, Mereenie, Palm Valley and Surprise Fields in NT.

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Last updated: 26 July 2022

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