Queensland offers huge acreage release

QUEENSLAND’s minister for mines and energy Dr Anthony Lynham has announced a huge petroleum acreage release at Brisbane’s Energy, Mines and Money conference this morning. 

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Lynham announces Qld petroleum acreage release

This follows Federal resources minister Matt Canavan's announcement of 11 new offshore exploration blocks in Commonwealth waters at May's APPEA conference. 
 
Lynham said today his state had doubled its exploration acreage over what has been previously offered with the release of 43,250sq.km for petroleum and gas exploration.
 
"This is made up of 29 areas which is more than double the previous release, to help ensure future energy security as we transition to a renewable energy future," Lynham said.
 
He also announced 1140sq.km released for coal exploration.
 
He said showed his government's "commitment to creating a stronger economy by encouraging private sect...