Photograph of Dr Peter Eadington.

Dr Peter Eadington.

Finding oil more easily

In this three-minute podcast, discover how CSIRO is developing technologies to make it easier to find oil. (2:39)

  • 10 July 2006 | Updated 25 November 2011

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Fluid History Analysis, developed by CSIRO, reveals the dimensions of past oil accumulations, information that is used to improve the prognosis of the presence of oil in drill targets.

The patented technology, uses microscopy, geochemistry and spectroscopy, to reveal the geochemical evolution and flow history of hydrocarbons in sedimentary basins.

Dr Peter Eadington from CSIRO discusses how Fluid History Analysis has the potential to make it easier to find oil.

Discover more about why the Fluid history analysis team receive 2005 CSIRO research achievement medal.

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