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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.

Published December 2019

Accelerated Development Initiative
Investing in mineral exploration, data and innovative technology.

ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge
Unearthing South Australia’s next big mineral deposit.

Excellence in energy and mining
2019 Premier’s Awards.

Moving forward
Statutes Amendment (Mineral Resources) Act 2019.

Discovery Day – South Australia
Vibrant geoscience illuminates path to discovery.

Connecting globally
Latest developments in structural geology, tectonics and solid earth geophysics.

Published October 2019

MinEx CRC targets Delamerian Orogen
Characterising the basement and mineral potential beneath the Murray Basin.

Gripped by the central Gawler Craton
Geoscience workshop reaffirms strong exploration interest.

Natural gas fuelling our state
50 years of the Moomba to Adelaide pipeline.

Seismic data transitioning to the cloud
70 terabytes of petroleum seismic data transcribed from obsolete tapes.

Protecting earth’s earliest animals
A new foundation to preserve our Ediacaran fossils.

Cutting-edge geoscience
Stimulating South Australia’s mineral resources sector.

Published August 2019

Acquisition milestone
Gawler Craton Airborne Survey flying completed.

Katnook under construction
New gas processing plant in the Otway Basin.

Celebrating the best
Progressive approaches to the land and communities.

Datum matters
GDA2020 operative.

Oil and gas compliance
2018 report out now.

IOCG in the spotlight
Connecting globally to understand mineral systems.

Published June 2019

Oil and gas bids open
Exploration blocks released in the Cooper and Otway basins.

Andamooka Precious Stones Field
ILUA sees new areas of land open for opal mining.

Upper Spencer Gulf in the spotlight
Premier’s Awards recognise excellence in local procurement.

SARIG open data catalogue
Making spatial metadata discoverable.

Snapshot in time
60th anniversary of Innamincka 1 drilling.

Convergence on the Coast
Structural geology, tectonics and solid earth geophysics conference.

Published April 2019

MinEx CRC in the starting blocks
National Drilling Initiative: reducing exploration risk.

Woomera Prohibited Area review
A contemporary coexistence framework.

PACE Gas delivers
Locally produced and competitively priced gas.

Creating global connections
Copper to the World conference.

U and the Future
AusIMM International Uranium Conference.

In the spotlight
Discovery Day presentation videos.

Published February 2019

Highlights of 2018
Geological Survey of South Australia.

Getting Lean in 2019
Lean tools to better serve you.

Roundtable for Oil and Gas
Fostering sustainable projects in South Australia.

Onshore oil and gas drilling
Exploration steps up in the Cooper and Eromanga basins.

Explorer Challenge goes live
Global innovators focus on OZ Minerals’ 1 TB plus of data.

Tracks that rock
The story behind the scenery: Adelaide to Parachilna.