Everick was commissioned by Central Petroleum to conduct an Archaeological Assessment for proposed drill PAD locations within the Palm Valley Oilfield. Preliminary modelling based on a desktop review of relevant literature and environmental context identified a moderate potential for Aboriginal heritage to be located within the investigation area. The assessment included:
The survey identified one artefact scatter consisting of silcrete cores, microliths and flaked pieces, typical of archaeological materials located throughout the region. Everick is currently in the process of preparing to lodge the permit application with DLPE and will continue to support Central Petroleum through the repatriation/ consultation process with the Central Land Council. Additional we will continue to lease with Central Petroleum’s approvals sub-contractor Low Ecological Services.