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To report a serious incident to DPC, as required by Section 85(2) of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000, licensees should contact the serious incident report no: (08) 8463 6666.

The regulatory framework for all petroleum and geothermal industry activities in South Australia, and key policies, guidelines and reports relating to administration of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000, and industry compliance.

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Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000 and Regulations

Onshore petroleum, geothermal and gas storage exploration and development in South Australia is administered by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet  Energy Resources Division under the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000 and associated Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Regulations 2013.

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Activity Approvals Process


An explanation of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000 licensing and approval process for all petroleum and geothermal energy activities in South Australia.

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Environmental Register

Section 106 and Section 107 of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000 require that an Environmental Register be established for public inspection. This register contains information on the four areas of petroleum industry activity, which includes seismic surveying, drilling, pipelines and facilities, as administered by the Energy Resources Division. 

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Annual Reports

Under Section 33 of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000, Licensees are required to submit Annual Reports detailing activities undertaken within each licence area during the respective licence year, as well as the activities proposed for the ensuing licence year.

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Guidelines and Policy

The Energy Resources Division provides policy documents and guidelines to assist companies and the public in understanding processes and requirements to ensure compliance with the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000.

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Compliance and Monitoring

An explanation of the compliance strategies and enforcement tools available to the Energy Resources Division to ensure industry compliance.

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For more information, contact:

Energy and Resources Division

+ 61 8 8463 33204
dpc.petroleum@sa.gov.au