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To report a serious incident to DPC, as required by Section 85(2) of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000, licensees should contact the serious incident report no: (08) 8463 6666.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Public Comment on SAPEX Limited's Statement of Environmental Objectives is being sought. The deadline has been extended until the 4th June 2018. For more information on how to add your submission, please see http://petroleum.statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/latest_updates/invitation_for_public_comment_-_seoeir

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, released the Gas Acceleration Program (GAP) guidelines on 20 December 2017 (http://minister.industry.gov.au/ministers/canavan/media_releases). The GAP Grant Program will provide matched funding grants of up to $6 million to accelerate the responsible development of onshore natural gas for domestic gas consumers. The program will support projects with the greatest likelihood of securing new and significant volumes of gas for domestic gas customers from onshore gas fields by 30 June 2020.

The grant round will be formally opened on 15 January 2018, in the meantime guidelines as well as details about eligibility criteria and the assessment process can be accessed here:  https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/gas-acceleration-program