Unconventional Gas

The Western Australian Department of Health

The Western Australian Department of Health (DoH) has report supporting the safe use of hydraulic fracturing for unconventional gas. The DoH report, which details the risks posed by fracking to human health, found that “under the right conditions, hydraulic fracturing of shale gas reserves in WA can be successfully undertaken without compromising drinking water sources.”

Australia’s petroleum resources

Geoscience Australia is the Commonwealth Government agency responsible for geoscientific information. Their site has detailed information about conventional and unconventional natural gas resources.