Coal Seam Gas — Corybas-1 Well
Date:Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Extract from Hansard
5620. Hon Alison Xamon to the Minister for Mental Health representing the Minister for Water
I refer to the answer to my question on notice No. 4337 in which AWE used 267,814 litres of water to hydraulically fracture the Corybas-1 tight gas well, and I ask —
(1) Did the Department of Water licence any water extraction to be used for this purpose?
(2) If yes to (1) —
(a) how much water was licenced;
(b) where was that water sourced from;
(c) were any conditions applied to the licence;
(d) was metering required;
(e) when was the licence application received; and
(f) when was the licence application approved?
Hon HELEN MORTON replied:
(2) (a) 5 500 kilolitres per annum.
(b) Arrowsmith Groundwater Area
(e) 3 June 2010
(f) 30 July 2010