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Tenders open for an 18sqkm in Surat Basin gasfields

In an Australian first, explorers will soon be on the hunt for Queensland gas to exclusively supply to local manufacturers. Queensland Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham announced Thursday that...

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$15m gas exploration announced in Cooper Basin

An Australian oil and gas producer will soon start a $15 million gas exploration operation in South Australia’s Cooper Basin. Senex Energy will begin drilling its Silver Star-1 gas exploration...

Queensland’s biggest “rock library” launched

Queensland’s biggest “rock library” is fuelling cheaper, faster mineral, petroleum and coal exploration after a $5 million expansion. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham officially...

Global tender opens to explore North West Queensland

Mineral explorers from around the globe have been invited to compete to explore Queensland’s North West Minerals Province. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines...

Victoria bans unconventional gas exploration

In a national first, the Victorian Government today announced a permanent ban on the exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas, including fracking and coal seam gas. The permanent...

More than 800sq km for Queensland resources industry

More than 800 square kilometres of land has been set aside for the resources industry, as part of Queensland’s first exploration forward plan released today. Minister for State Development and...

Hume Coal will not appeal NSW Land Court ruling

Hume Coal has announced they will not appeal ruling by NSW Land and Environment Court blocking land access. The mining company announced last week they have ruled out seeking leave to appeal the May...

$100m boost for Geoscience Australia

The Budget has delivered a boost to the resources industry with $100 million provided to Geoscience Australia for mapping mineral, energy and groundwater potential in the country. The $100m Exploring...

The Great Barrier Reef is in the spotlight at conservation groups argue with Adani mining

Carmichael mining leases approved

Thousands of new jobs in regional Queensland have come a major step closer with approval of the mining leases for the $21.7 billion Carmichael coal mine and rail project in the State’s Galilee Basin...

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