NAME OF COLLECTION
Australian Petroleum Statistics
Downstream Petroleum Branch
Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources
GPO Box 9839
CANBERRA ACT 2601
Telephone: Canberra 02 6213 7967
Facsimile: Canberra 02 6213 7950
Web site: <http://www.industry.gov.au>
To provide the Government with current, objective, reliable and timely petroleum data for use in policy formation, administration, analysis and effective monitoring. To provide public information on the downstream industry. To fulfil Australia's obligations with the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Monthly survey which collects information about the production, refining, sales and stock of petroleum in Australia. A mail questionnaire is sent to all (approximately 40) Australian petroleum companies to collect the data. Other indirect information is obtained from trade statistics in Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and IEA publications.
Main data detail
- production by basin/sub-basin;
- refinery input by type;
- refinery output by type;
- sales by type and/or state;
- stock by product and/or state;
- trade (import/export) data from the ABS; and
- prices and taxes data from the IEA.
Frequency of data availability
For all data except stocks - month. For stock data - end of month.
Data are available from 1988.
Products and services
- Australian Petroleum Statistics
Example of information available
- Electronic delivery via the Internet.
- Special data services are available on request.
PETROLEUM PRODUCTION - AUSTRALIA
Total crude oil and condensate
LPG (naturally occurring)
(a) Commercial sales plus field and plant usage.
(b) Barrels a day.