Mining and petroleum
For information on mining sites, projects, and petroleum reserves and data, go to the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade website.
- Contacts for mining and petroleum
How to contact the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
- Energy pipelines
Information about energy pipelines in the Northern Territory.
- Geoscience data and maps
Find information about the geology and resources of the Northern Territory
- Geothermal titles and activities
Information about geothermal resources in the Northern Territory and how to apply for an exploration permit
- Land access agreements for exploration
This guide deals with the process of negotiating land access agreements for mineral and petroleum exploration activities with the land owner and land manager.
- Land tenure and availability
The tenure of landholdings in the Northern Territory including NT freehold and Aboriginal freehold land and what land is available for mineral and petroleum activities.
- Mineral exploration
Details of the mineral exploration licence and processes you must follow to explore for minerals in the Northern Territory
- Mineral titles
Information about types of mineral titles you can apply for in the Northern Territory and the processes and rules you must follow
- Mining activities
Find out the mining activities in the Northern Territory.
- Mining and petroleum royalties
The NT owns all minerals other than uranium, along with all reserves of petroleum onshore and in coastal waters. Royalties are payable on these to the Northern Territory Government.
- Petroleum activities
Find out petroleum activities in the Northern Territory.
- Work health and safety in mining and petroleum
Where to find information about mining safety and how to report and workplace incident
- Petroleum titles
Information about petroleum titles in the Northern Territory.
- Mineral and energy resources
Information on the mineral and energy industry in the Northern Territory, including the laws and regulations and mineral and energy resources.
- Petroleum Regulations 2020
Information for petroleum titleholders about new petroleum regulations.
- Land access for petroleum activities
Rights for landholders if a petroleum company wants to carry out petroleum activities on their land.
- Reach a land access agreement as a landholder
How to reach a land access agreement with a petroleum company.