Geothermal Acreage Release 1 of 2022 – Area G22-5

Area G22-5

Area Summary

Geothermal Acreage Release 1 of 2022 – Area G22-5

Released: Friday, 21 January 2022

Closed: Thursday, 21 April 2022

Areas available: Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 (PGERA)

Area: G22-5

Graticular blocks:

1:1,000,000 Hamersley Range Map Sheet (SF50)

Block No Block No Block No Block No Block No
5887-5888 5959-5960 6030-6032 6100-6104 6171-6176
6242-6248 6311-6320 6383-6388 6455-6460 6527-6529

Contains fifty-three (53) blocks to the extent only that the area is within the State as defined in section 26 of the PGERA.


Special Notices

Applicants should be aware of the following special notices in relation to Area G22-5:

  1. I, Fiona Knobel, Executive Director, Resource Tenure Division of Department Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, under delegation from the Minister for Mines and Petroleum, advise that it is intended that a condition under section 91B of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 will apply to any geothermal exploration permit granted in respect of Areas G22-5 prohibiting the holder from entering upon:
  • any offshore islands above the mean low water mark as is included in the permit area.
  • any Crown Reserves, File Notation Areas, Class A and National Parks, being areas of high environmental conservation value; and
  • land within any townsite boundary.

Environmental considerations

This area contains a number of environmental considerations (such as Threatened Ecological Communities, Environmentally Sensitive Areas, and Red Book Areas) which potential applicants should consider when making an application and planning a work program. Operational activities may require consultation with the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation, and the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (Cth). See map provided.

Available data and maps

Area G22-5 Map - 740 Kb

Area G22-5 Map

Area G22-5 Area Shapefiles - 5 Kb

Area G22-5 Area Shapefiles

Area G22-5 Seismic lines and wells map - 867 Kb

Area G22-5 Seismic lines and wells map

Area G22-5 Environment Map - 872 Kb

Area G22-5 Environment Map

2022 Acreage Release Data Listing Order Form - 152 Kb

Geothermal Acreage master data listing


For any general enquiries please contact the Resource Tenure team


For data enquiries please contact the Statutory and Resource Information team