Roebuck Plains

Roebuck Plains: Cameras detect rare wallabies, feared extinct

Yawuru rangers have found rare spectacled hare wallabies at Roebuck Plains.

The World Wildlife Fund trained the rangers to operate remote wildlife cameras, which they set and left running for two  months.

Science Network WA [read this story]

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Friday, November 21st, 2014 Broome, Environment Comments Off

Roebuck Plains: Bushfire advice

A bushfire is burning on both sides of Great Norther Highway about 35km south of Roebuck Plains.

DFESDFES warns drivers to be careful.

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Friday, July 11th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Roebuck Plains: Bushfire advice

A fire is burning about seven kilometres to the west of Roebuck Roadhouse.

DFESTravellers are advised to take care.

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Monday, June 2nd, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Robin Chapple on contaminated water spills

Robin Chapple MLC is concerned at the government response to alleged contaminated water spills at Roebuck Plains.

Robin Chapple MLC

Robin Chapple MLC

He said the mines department will not give him any information about contaminated water leaks from lined dams at several of Buru Energy Limited’s Yulleroo wells.

“I’m absolutely astounded by the lack of transparency here,” he said.

“To the best of my knowledge, it’s the first time in history that environmental regulations have been commercial-in-confidence.

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Friday, May 30th, 2014 Business and finance, Environment, Government, Opinion Comments Off

Buru confirms Ungani-3 ‘unproductive’

Buru Energy has confirmed that it does not expect to be getting payable oil from its Ungani 3 well.

Managing director Keiran Wulff told The West Australian the well was “unlikely to be a significant producer”.

The company hopes to be producing 5,000 barrels a day from the other two wells by the end of the year.

The West Australian [read this story]

The Ungani oilfield is at Roebuck Plains, about 80 kilometres east of Broome.

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Thursday, March 6th, 2014 Business and finance, Oil and gas Comments Off

Buru finds more drill targets

A seismic survey by Buru Energy and Rey Resources has identified more targets suitable for drilling.

Photo: Proactive Investors

Photo: Proactive Investors

They are said to be similar to the Ungani well at Roebuck Plains which is already producing oil.

The joint venture is expected to drill one of these new Canning Basin targets later this year.

Proactive Investors [read this story]

 

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Thursday, February 13th, 2014 Business and finance, Oil and gas Comments Off

Roebuck Plains: Bushfire advice

A bushfire is burning on both sides of Great Northern Highway between Roebuck Plains and Bidyadanga turnoff.

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 Environment Comments Off
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