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

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Learn more about gas and production

Progressing Waitsia Stage 2 Approvals

Progressing Waitsia Stage 2 Approvals

Today, the Environmental Protection Authority posted notification that the Waitsia Stage 2 referral has been received and is open for a seven day period of public comment.
Mingenew Expo 2019

Mingenew Expo 2019

MEPAU hosted an information booth at the 2019 Mingenew Mid West Expo, a well-known regional event strongly supported by the local communities

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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 2018/2019.

First gas sales at Waitsia

From Discovery to Production in Less than 2 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 that field was flowing down the Parmelia Gas Pipeline 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 north 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.