1367.5 - Western Australian Statistical Indicators, Sep 2009  
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ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Energy production in the form of both electricity and crude oil fell in the June quarter 2009 (down by 18% and 12% respectively in original terms).
  • By contrast, natural gas production increased by 6% from the previous quarter and was 21% higher than in the June quarter 2008.

3 Energy production: Original

Electricity generated
Crude oil(a)
Natural gas(b)
Reference period
million kWh
megalitres
million m3

2008
June
5 326
4 604
6 646
2009
March
6 577
4 645
7 612
June
5 399
4 072
8 067

(a) Includes condensate
(b) Commercial sales plus field and plant usage
Source: ABARE, Australian Mineral Statistics; ABS data available on request, Manufacturing Production, Australia, cat. no. 8301.0.55.001.



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