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  • The facts on CSG

    Find out about coal seam gas (CSG), how it's extracted and the protections around exploration, production and extraction in NSW

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  • Codes, policies & legislation

    Links to codes, policies and legislation governing acquifers and groundwater, well integrity, fracture stimulation (fraccing), petroleum titles.

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  • Community

    Read about community consultation processes, DRE's community liaison program, and the Community Benefits Fund.

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  • Gloucester Basin and PEL 285

    Project updates and links to key reports and documents relating to the Waukivory Pilot Project near Gloucester.

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  • Research, fact sheets, maps, videos & links

    A range of resources to help the community learn more about CSG and the industry in NSW.

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  • News & media releases

    News and media releases issued by the NSW Government since 2011.

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  • Contacts

    Key government agencies and peak bodies.

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Coal seam gas locations map

View a comprehensive listing of wells drilled for the purposes of exploring for, or extracting, natural gas from coal seams.

Each icon displays specific information about the history of the well including the date it was drilled, its current status, whether hydraulic fracturing was used and whether it has been rehabilitated.

What is coal seam gas?

Learn more about natural gas from coal seams and how it is extracted and used in NSW.

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