Easy access and objective information on energy resources activities is provided below to assist and inform the public and community engagement.
The Facts Series, released by the South Australian Government, aims to provide objective information to the public about the issues surrounding a variety of important regulated activities in South Australia. The public information guides below outline the opportunities and concerns associated with specific Energy Resources activities.
|Natural Gas and Fracture Stimulation in South Australia||Offshore Oil and Gas in South Australia|
|Download the facts about natural gas and fracture stimulation in South Australia (PDF 1.4 MB)|
Find out the facts about fracture stimulation and how it can be used to unlock the full potential of South Australia's resources.
|Download the facts about offshore oil and gas in South Australia (PDF 2.8 MB)|
Frequently Asked Questions
The following Frequently Asked Questions aim to provide the public with easily accessible and comprehensive responses to a range of questions asked by the public in relation to a variety of Energy Resources activities. If you have a relevant question not answered in the following Frequently Asked Questions, please contact the Energy Resources Division.
|Unconventional Gas in South Australia||Gas and Oil in Unconventional Reservoirs in the South East of South Australia|
|Download the brochure about unconventional gas in South Australia (PDF 1.9 MB)||Download the brochure about gas and oil in Unconventional Reservoirs in the South East of South Australia (PDF 1.7 MB)|
|Petroleum Exploration in the Great Australian Bight||Underground Coal Gasification in South Australia|
|Download the brochure about Petroleum Exploration in the Great Australian Bight (PDF 240 KB)||Download the brochure about Underground Coal Gasification in South Australia (PDF 351 KB)|
This section provides useful information to the public on Energy Resources Division initiatives.
|Oil & Gas Royalty Returns|
|Download the information sheet for Oil & Gas Royalty Returns (PDF 600KB)|
South Australian Government Submissions to Government Inquiries
Relevant South Australian Government submissions to State and Federal Government Inquiries are provided below which outline the South Australian Governments current position in relation to specific Energy Resources activities projects.
|Oil and Gas Production in the Great Australian Bight|
|Download the Summary of the South Australian Government Submission to the Federal Inquiry into Oil (PDF 260 KB)|
Review of Hydrofracturing and Induced Seismicity
Geoscience Australia recently released a report on hydraulic fracture stimulation and induced seismicity, designed as a resource for all stakeholders.