How To Apply for Petroleum & Geothermal Grant Funding

  1. Simply download the Energy Resources Proposal Summary Form and Proposal Submission Guidelines from the links below.

    Download Energy Resources Proposal Summary Form (MSWord)

    Download Energy Resources Proposal Submission Guidelines (MSWord)

  2. Complete the Proposal Summary Form and attach it together with a comprehensive Project Description completed with guidance from the Proposal Submission Guidelines mentioned above.
  3. Submit the proposals before the closing date.  The proposals are to be submitted in both hard copy and digital format on CD (either PDF or MS Word).  Companies may submit more than one proposal.
Important Dates

2 December 2011
Call for PACE Discovery Drilling 2012 Project Proposals
31 January 2012
Closing date for Project Proposals – 5pm deadline.
May 2012
Announcement of successful proposals (SAREIC 2012 Conference).
30 August 2013
Project Completion Date: Latest date for acceptance of final reports.
*Dates may be subject to change.


Specific Geothermal enquiries can be directed to

Betina Bendall
Principal Geologist
Phone: +61 8 8463 3243


Reports and general Energy Sector PACE enquiries should be directed to:

Miles Davies
General Manager – PACE 2020
The Department of State Development
Level 4, 101 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000

Phone: +61 8 8463 3159