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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.

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Mineral tenement activity

Information about mineral exploration licence applications, licences, licence holders, exploration release areas and production tenement holders is published in the following information sheets (real-time updates):

Download a preset map showing active mineral tenements via the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)

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Petroleum and geothermal tenement activity

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South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)

Information about current mineral, petroleum and geothermal tenements is available from the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG).

SARIG can also be used to:

  • Identify ground open for exploration licence applications
  • Download exploration data and reports
  • Apply for and track online the processing status of new mineral exploration licences and renewals
  • Download and print state maps (updated daily) including:
    • Exploration tenement applications
    • Exploration licences
    • Mineral exploration release areas
    • Production tenements
    • Land access considerations e.g. Parks, Aboriginal Land, Defence Lands etc.
    • Launch SARIG application

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