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2016 Acreage Release invites investment in the Northern Territory

2016 Acreage Release invites investment in the Northern Territory

The Northern Territory Department of Mines and Energy announced the release of onshore petroleum acreage for 2016. Round 1 is the re-release of EPNT14-3 within the Beetaloo Sub-basin of the McArthur Basin. 

Registrations open for premier geoscience event

Registrations have opened for the Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES) which presents new geoscience information and opportunities for mineral and petroleum exploration in the NT.

DME Annual Report 2013-14 Independent Monitor’s report released

The annual Independent Monitor’s report on the McArthur River Mine site was yesterday released at a community meeting in Borroloola.

This report and the appointment of the Independent Monitor (IM) is a condition from the October 2006 approval of the MRM’s open-cut expansion project.

DME Annual Report 2013-14

Annual Report 2014-15

This report provides a summary of new and continuing work conducted during the previous financial year, together with results, where available, and general recommendations.

Land Access Arrangements 

The Northern Territory Government has a new process for land access agreements between the mining, petroleum and agriculture industries.

The new process strikes a balance between the rights of resource companies to explore and the rights of pastoralists to be advised, informed and consulted before exploration begins.

 2015 Schedule of Energy Titles and Fees

 2015 Schedule of Energy Titles and Fees

The 2015 Schedule of Energy Titles and Fees is now available for viewing and will take effect from 1/7/2015. The fee increase is based on the automatic annual adjustment of the value of revenue unit under the Revenue Units Act. The determined monetary value of a revenue unit is $1.15 for the next financial year.

 2015 Schedule of Fees and Rents

2015 Schedule of Fees and Rents

The 2015 Schedule of Fees and Rents is now available for viewing and will take effect from 1/7/2015. The fee increase is based on the automatic annual adjustment of the value of a revenue unit under the Revenue Units Act. The determined monetary value of a revenue unit is $1.15 for the next financial year.’

 


 

Exploration Initiatives

Creating Opportunities for Resource Exploration: an initiative to maximise opportunities for the exploration and development of new mineral and petroleum resources. Find factsheets, maps and presentations on commodities and resource potential as well as information on investment opportunities and current activity in the Territory.

DME Strategic Plan 2013-2017

Department of Mines and Energy Strategic Plan 2013-2017:

Our Vision
The Northern Territory is the preferred destination for resource investment and development.