Friday, 26 June 2009
Gold proves popular as target in co-funded drilling program
The future of gold in Western Australia is glowing, with gold explorers making up 50 per cent of successful applications for the State Government's new Co-funded Industry Drilling Program. Read more...
Wednesday, 24 June 2009
WA's resource sector to benefit from new online systems
Two significant milestones have been achieved in the Department of Mines and Petroleum's drive to improve its approvals processes. Read more...
Thursday, 18 June 2009
Promising petroleum acreage released for exploration
The release of further petroleum acreage in the onshore Canning Basin has boosted the significant potential for an oil and gas industry in northern Western Australia. Read more...
Friday, 12 June 2009
Mine safety in WA
Mines and Petroleum Minister Norman Moore has rejected calls by the Greens and the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) for a Federal inquiry into Western Australia's mining industry. Read more...
Friday, 12 June 2009
Tuesday, 9 June 2009
Government helps coal industry strive for cleaner future
Mines and Petroleum Minister Norman Moore today announced a new study examining the potential for carbon capture and storage in the State’s South West. Read more...
Thursday, 28 May 2009
State Government moves to prosecute Varanus Island gas pipeline licensees
Mines and Petroleum Minister Norman Moore has announced that the State Government has started proceedings to prosecute Apache Northwest and its co-licensees in relation to the Varanus Island incident. Read more...
Monday, 8 June 2009
Business gears up to push State's exploration boundaries
The State Government's new co-funded Industry Drilling Program has attracted 168 applications for drilling projects in 2009-10. Read more...
Tuesday, 2 June 2009
Department welcomes new Director General
The Department of Mines and Petroleum has a new Director General – Richard Sellers former Executive Director of Minerals and Energy in the Northern Territory. Read more...