Bowen Basin, onshore eastern Queensland, approximately 340 kilometres north-west of Brisbane and 145 kilometres north-east of Roma on the Burunga anticline within PL 176. The area of PL 176 is approximately 213 square kilometres.
Santos – 100% (operator)
Scotia 3, drilled in 1996, was the first well drilled to test the late Permian coal seam gas play.
Coal seam methane gas production commenced in 2002.
Cost to Develop
Total investment to date is approximately A$65 million.
The Scotia field comprises 25 connected wells gathered into a central processing facility. The processing includes water separation, glycol dehydration and four-stage compression. Sales gas is transported via a 111-kilometre Scotia/Peat lateral pipeline to join the Roma-Brisbane Pipeline, about 116 kilometres east of Wallumbilla.