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Exploration reports and data

You can access reports by the research industry which detail exploration activities, the processing and interpretation of data and conclusions. 

The collection consists of extensive datasets of geophysical surveys, drilling and geochemistry data. The major types of geophysical data available are:

  • magnetic
  • radiometric
  • gravity
  • electromagnetic
  • seismic.

The exploration reports and data are submitted by explorers must be submitted under the Mineral Titles Act, Petroleum Act and Geothermal Energy Act. 

Initially they are confidential but become publically available after specified periods or when titles cease.

You can search and download mineral exploration and petroleum drilling and geophysical survey reports and data through the industry report collections on GEMIS

Other Petroleum geological study reports can be searched through PEX, the Petroleum Exploration Reports database.

You can also search for geophysical surveys, reports and some drilling and geochemistry data through the web mapping application STRIKE.

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Last updated: 13 October 2017