EPC 1166 Dalby West is located at the south eastern end of the Surat Basin adjacent to the Kumbarilla Ridge which forms the boundary with the Moreton Basin.
It consists of 97 sub-blocks (296km²) located west of Dalby. The tenements cover the Walloon sub-group immediately down dip of Peabody's large Wilkie Creek open cut thermal coal mine and deposit.
MetroCoal has confirmed the Walloon sub-group is continuous along and down dip from this deposit into EPC 1166 following a review of historical exploration data.
The Company has established a Maiden Inferred Resource of 520 Mt of thermal coal for Dalby West.