Central Petroleum Ltd. engages in the provision of development, production, processing and marketing of hydrocarbons and associated exploration. It operates through the following segments: Producing Assets, Development Assets, Exploration Assets and Unallocated Items. The Producing Assets segment includes the production and sale of crude oil, natural gas and associated petroleum products. The Development Assets segment involves the development in preparation for the sale of petroleum products. The Exploration Assets segment explores and evaluates permit areas. The Unallocated Items segment includes non-segmental items of revenue and expenses and associated assets and liabilities not allocated to operating segments as they are not considered as part of core operations of any segment. The company was founded by John Philip Heugh and Richard Waddy Faull on July 2, 1998 and is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia.