Guideline for groundwater monitoring in the onshore petroleum and geothermal industry

Groundwater monitoring in the vicinity of onshore petroleum and geothermal activities is a vital tool to demonstrate the ongoing protection and management of valued water resources.
Last updated: 31 August 2022

The purpose of this guideline is to promote effective groundwater monitoring programs for onshore petroleum and geothermal activities to satisfy the requirements of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources (Environment) Regulations 2012. It also articulates community and government expectations relating to the petroleum and geothermal industry’s protection and management of groundwater resources.

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