MEPAU community commitment; Long Table Lunch Dongara


MEPAU is proud to provide financial support
for essential services and community activities
in the Mid West

What we do at AWE






How AWE produces gas


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Mid West’s first Aboriginal Business Forum a success

Mid West’s first Aboriginal Business Forum a success

The Mid West’s first Aboriginal Business Forum had more than 200 attendees, with many local industry and business sponsors, including MEPAU, providing sponsorship and support. The new forum provided a platform to promote local business capacity and opportunities for...

MEPAU proud to join Reconciliation WA

MEPAU proud to join Reconciliation WA

Mitsui E&P Australia Pty Ltd (MEPAU) is delighted to have become a member of Reconciliation WA, announcing its membership as part of the National Reconciliation Week activities this year.

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Wondering what we’re working on?

Our projects in the Perth Basin cover the various stages of project life-cycle.

You can see what we’re currently working on by consulting our Schedule of Activities for 2020/2021.

First gas sales at Waitsia

Waitsia – From Discovery to Production in Less than Two Years

Mitsui E&P’s predecessor AWE made a major gas discovery near Dongara, Western Australia in September 2014. Less than two years later the first gas from the Waitsia gas field was flowing to Perth. Read more here.

What we do at Mitsui E&P Australia

What we do

We are actively exploring, appraising, developing and producing oil and gas in a number of locations in the northern Perth Basin. Read more about what we do

Mitsui E&P Latest News

Latest News

We post regular updates about what we’re doing in the Mid West region. Read our latest news.

How do locals benefit from Mitsui E&P in the region?

How do locals benefit?

Mitsui E&P Australia contributes more than $7 million a year to the Mid West economy. Read about our commitment to the Mid West region.

Mitsui E&P Australia community consultation

Community engagement

Mitsui E&P Australia engages extensively with the local community. Learn more about our community information meetings and other engagement strategies with local residents.

The Northern Perth Basin

The northern Perth Basin is a prolific oil and gas producing area covering a large portion of the Mid West region of Western Australia. The town of Dongara, located approximately 360km north of Perth, is the regional economic hub for a number of industries, including oil and gas.