• Mineral (non coal) Explorers

    Applies to: Minerals

    Guideline to assist mineral (non-coal) explorers through the application and assessment process for exploration licences.

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  • Onshore petroleum reporting and data submission

    Applies to: Petroleum

    Records of onshore petroleum exploration and production provides a major competitive advantage. Access to reports and data ensures that petroleum exploration investment does not duplicate past efforts.

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  • Exploration reporting

    Applies to: Coal

    The department uses geoscientific data to inform about the state’s resources, and to facilitate safe and sustainable development of NSW mineral and energy resources for the benefit of all its citizens.

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  • Renewal Justification Statements

    Applies to: Minerals, Coal & Petroleum

    Holders of prospecting titles must provide a renewal justification statement with applications for renewal of their titles.

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  • Geophysical surveying guides