Santos has explored for oil and gas in south-west Queensland since 1962, while its LNG operations involve gas fields from the Bowen and Surat Basins in south-west Queensland to an LNG Plant on Curtis Island.  

Santos operates on the traditional lands of the Gangulu, Bidjara, Karingbal, Port Curtis Coral Coast (PCCC), Mandandanji, Gap B (Murribinbi), Kairi, Iman, Wongkumara, Kullilli, Mithika and Boonthamurra peoples.