Abstract

Forty wells have been drilled in the Roma district, Queensland, since the discovery of gas in the area, in 1900. A few of the wells encountered some gas and showings of oil. Geological investigations and exploratory drilling during 1934-39 indicated that the principal oil and gas showings in the area are found in sandstones and grits of Triassic, not Jurassic age, as was formerly estimated.

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