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To report a serious incident to DEM, as required by Section 85(2) of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000, licensees should contact the serious incident reporting hotline on: (08) 8463 6666. For more information please visit the Compliance and Monitoring webpage | DEM-ERD has just released the first “Basin in a Box” data-package covering the Simpson and Pedirka Basins. The dataset is available via the “Data and Publications” page. Each package is a consolidated set of seismic and well data to facilitate new ventures and exploration assessments of frontier basins in South Australia. Data releases for other frontier basins will follow.

Latest advances in South Australian geoscience and resource sector news


New prospectivity map

Slice of prospectivity map

Prospectivity modelling of the Olympic Cu–Au Province

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New geochemical and isotopic dataset

Mafic dyke intruding Tarcoola Formation

The link is in the geochemistry: how we know a metasomatised mantle underlies the mineral systems of the Gawler Craton

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Acquisition milestone

20 August 2019

Gawler Craton Airborne Survey flying completed.

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Katnook under construction

20 August 2019

New gas processing plant in the Otway Basin.

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Celebrating the best

20 August 2019

Progressive approaches to the land and communities.

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Datum matters

20 August 2019

GDA2020 operative.

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Oil and gas compliance

20 August 2019

2018 report out now.

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IOCG in the spotlight

20 August 2019

Connecting globally to understand mineral systems.

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