Australian company Senex Energy claims it can increase output at its Atlas development by 50% with the award of new acreage.

Senex has been handed d preferred tenderer status for acreage in the Bowen and Surat basins as part of the Queensland government’s domestic acreage tender process.

The company noted the acreage included land adjacent to the existing Atlas development, as well as high-potential exploration acreage in the Bowen basin on trend with the Scotia and Meridian gas fields.