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COVID-19 Updates for resources sector: fee relief | 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. | Changes to data submission requirements during COVID-19 restrictions. For further information see here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Supporting South Australia’s energy and mining sectors.

The energy and mining sectors are key industries essential for the ongoing economic activity of the state. Accordingly, it is critical the Department for Energy and Mining continues to support these businesses to continue operations as far as practical in the current health emergency.

To this end, we have a created a dedicated webpage to provide the latest information and requirements as the national COVID-19 containment effort develops. Subscribe to be notified of updates.

We are liaising with our energy and mining stakeholders to understand their business continuity plans to avoid and minimise any disruption to the delivery of essential infrastructure and services to the South Australian community.

In line with public health advice, the majority of the department’s staff are working from home while ensuring critical functions are maintained.

Please note public access is closed to our Adelaide offices including the South Australia Drill Core Reference Library and Thebarton facilities until further notice. Also, we are investigating a webinar option for the Copper to the World 2020 conference scheduled for June. Register here to receive updates.

Further information

– April 2020

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