Guidelines and guidance

Petroleum guidelines and guidance

Guideline for Groundwater Monitoring in the Onshore Petroleum and Geothermal Industry - Information sheet for landholders - August 2016 - 565 Kb

Information for landholders about groundwater monitoring associated with onshore petroleum activities.

Chemical Disclosure Guidelines - August 2013 - 598 Kb

This document provides operators with guidance surrounding DMP’s requirements for the disclosure of chemicals (and other substances).

Environmental Risk Assessment of Chemicals - August 2013 - 795 Kb

This document outlines the chemical environmental risk assessment process required by DMP.

Consultation Guidance Note - April 2012 - 603 Kb

Guidance Note (For the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009)

Guideline for the Development of Petroleum and Geothermal Environment Plans in Western Australia - November 2016 - 1462 Kb

This Guideline aims to assist petroleum and geothermal operators to develop, and obtain approval for an Environment Plan.

DMP Guideline for Preparing Annual Reports – August 2014 - 324 Kb

This document provides operators with guidance surrounding the content and structure of Annual Environmental Reports submitted to DMP for petroleum and/or geothermal activities undertaken in WA State jurisdiction.

Guideline for Groundwater Monitoring in the Onshore Petroleum and Geothermal Industry - August 2016 - 716 Kb

This guideline has been developed to demonstrate the ongoing protection and management of valued water resources.

Guideline for the Development of an Onshore Oil Spill Contingency Plan - July 2016 - 793 Kb

This document provides guidance in the development of onshore Oil Spill Contingency Plans.

Minerals guidelines and guidance

Administrative Agreement between the Department of Mines and Petroleum and Department of Water - Mining - January 2016 - 6465 Kb

Administration Agreement between the Department of Mines and Petroleum and the Department of Water for mineral exploration and mining operations in water resource areas of Western Australia.

Non-compliance with Tenement Conditions - July 2014 - 69 Kb

This document provides advice on the process for Non-compliance with Mining Act 1978 Tenement Conditions.

EARS 2 Frequently Asked Questions - 254 Kb

EARS 2 Frequently Asked Questions

Administration of Mine Closure Plans - March 2015 - Frequently Asked Questions - 388 Kb

Administration of Mine Closure Plan.

Acid Mine Drainage - September 2009 - 318 Kb

This document outlines strategies available to prevent or mitigate the impact of acid mine drainage.

Care and Maintenance - September 2009 - 44 Kb

This document outlines the environmental obligations of mines in regards to care and maintenance.

Fauna Egress Matting and Ramps - March 2012 - 1031 Kb

This document provides advice on how to construct fauna egress matting and ramps.

Guidelines for Preparation of an Annual Environmental Report - March 2015 - 731 Kb

Outlines the level of requirements when preparing Annual Environmental Reports.

Guidelines for Preparing Mine Closure Plans May 2015 - 1855 Kb

Outlines the level of requirements when preparing Mine Closure Plans.

Waste Rock Dumps - September 2009 - 39 Kb

This document outlines planning before and during construction to produce cost efficient and effective rehabilitation of waste rock dumps.

Guidelines for Management of Dieback Disease in Mineral Exploration - December 2006 - 370 Kb

This guide is directed to mineral explorationists to help define standards to prevent the spread of the disease.

Guide to departmental requirements for the management and closure of tailings storage facilities (TSFs) - August 2015 - 337 Kb

This guide has been provided to assist tailings storage facilities (TSFs) designers and operators with preparing the required reports for managing a TSF.

Code of practice - Tailings storage facilities in Western Australia - 2013 - 2491 Kb

These guidelines are intended to help industry meet legislative obligations of tailings storage facilities.

Guide to the preparation of a design report for tailings storage facilities (TSFs) – August 2015 - 473 Kb

This is the guide to the preparation of a design report for tailings storage facilities (TSFs)

Guidelines for the protection of surface and groundwater resources during exploration drilling - November 2002 - 445 Kb

These guidelines have been prepared with the aim of protecting groundwater aquifers, wetlands, waterways and associated lands from degradation resulting from exploratory drilling for groundwater, mineral resources or other investigatory purposes.

Guidelines for Mining Proposals in Western Australia - February 2006 - 800 Kb

The 2006 Guideline can be used for the remainder of 2016. From 1 January 2017 all new mining operations must submit a mining proposal in accordance with the 2016 Guideline.

Guideline for Mining Proposals April 2016 – Transition Frequently Asked Questions - 497 Kb

New mine sites have the option of submitting their mining proposal in accordance with the 2016 Guideline, or the 2006 Guideline for the remainder of 2016. This document provides a detailed explanation of the transition arrangements.

Guidelines for Mining Proposals - April 2016 Frequently Asked Questions - 378 Kb

Guidelines for Mining Proposals - Frequently Asked Questions

Guideline to Mining Proposals in Western Australia - April 2016 - 2658 Kb

A risk and outcome-based regulatory framework for environmental assessment and management of mining activities.

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