Coal seam gas overview

  • Coal seam gas (CSG) is a natural gas, consisting primarily of methane, which collects in underground coal seams by bonding to the surface of coal particles.

  • Environmental regulations for conventional oil and gas non-mining activities.

  • Fraccing is the process of creating cracks in underground coal seams to increase the flow and recovery of gas out of a well. Information about chemicals used in fraccing, regulating the use of BTEX and fraccing risk assessment and reporting.

  • Every petroleum and gas project in Queensland requires a petroleum resource authority before it can begin any mining or exploration activities. This includes coal seam gas (CSG) projects.