Beach Energy is an oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia.
In 2017, Beach Energy drilled a new conventional gas well, Haselgrove-3, located approximately 8 km south of Penola.
Petroleum exploration and production is regulated under the South Australian Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000 and administered by the Department for Energy and Mining, Petroleum Division.
The Department places requirements on Beach Energy’s operations.
The EPA regulates the transport and disposal of waste in South Australia. A consultant report demonstrated the drill cuttings produced from Haselgrove-3 were disposed in accordance with EPA guidelines.