Mining and Energy

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Mineral Resources and Energy.

Cooperation Agreement on Nuclear in Place

National Nuclear Regulator

An agreement is now in place between the National Energy Regulator and the National Nuclear Regulator promoting regulatory cooperation in terms of current and future nuclear power stations.

The agreement was published in Government Gazette 37941.

Fracking Regulations on Track

Department of Mineral Resources

Consultations on the draft hydraulic fracturing regulations will take place next month after which input will be incorporated into a final version.

The mineral resources department revealed this during a briefing to the mineral resources committee in parliament.

Changes Proposed to Petroleum Pipeline Licences Rules

National Energy Regulator

Applicants for petroleum pipeline licences would in future be able to request confidentiality in terms of information contained in the applications.

This proposal is contained in draft rules for the Petroleum Pipelines Act of 2003 published in Government Gazette 37972 for comment.