Industry legislation

Petroleum and geothermal legislation

Rights to explore for and develop petroleum and other natural onshore resources in South Australia are managed under legislation:

The Act and Regulations also provide for:

  • security of title for petroleum rights
  • flexibility in the types of licences granted
  • protection of the environmental and public safety
  • public consultation processes to meet environmental objectives
  • ensuring the security of production and supply of natural gas
  • public reporting to provide stakeholders with information on industry performance and government decision-making
  • regulatory intervention and enforcement.

Offshore petroleum exploration and development are governed by:


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Page last updated 21 December 2016

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