Onshore oil and gas : guiding principles
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These Guiding Principles are an interim measure and set out the minimum expectations of how industry will conduct itself while a comprehensive review of the Northern Territory’s existing regulatory framework is undertaken. The review will examine the Petroleum Act and relevant statutes to identify options on how best to establish a contemporary leading practice regulatory framework to govern the exploration, production and rehabilitation activities of the Northern Territory’s onshore oil and gas industry; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).
These principles will be utilised by the Department of Mines and Energy (DME) with the granting of future petroleum exploration and production licences being assessed and evaluated on the alignment of their application with these guiding principles.
Overview -- How these principles will apply -- Proposed timeline -- Well design, construction and operation -- Water management -- Land access -- Air and noise emissions -- Community and social impacts -- General operations -- Hydraulic fracturing -- Chemical and waste handling and management -- Rehabilitation and decommissioning -- Local content
Petroleum industry and trade -- Environmental aspects -- Northern Territory; Offshore gas industry -- Northern Territory; Onshore gas industry -- Northern Territory
Northern Territory Government
3 volumes ; 30 cm.
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