Current tenders

There are no tenders currently open for resources exploration in Queensland.

View the Queensland exploration program to see a schedule of recent tender releases or learn more about the tender process at competitive tendering for exploration.

Petroleum and gas exploration opportunities

Tender PLR2021-1 for 8 areas for petroleum and gas exploration in Queensland's Bowen, Surat, Eromanga and Adavale basins closed on 4 March 2022. The department is currently evaluating the tender submissions.

Greenhouse gas storage exploration opportunities

Tender QLR2021-1 for 4 areas for greenhouse gas storage exploration in Queensland's Surat-Bowen, Galilee and Eromanga basins closed on 7 March 2022. The department is currently evaluating the tender submissions.

Contact us

For more information about exploration opportunities and assistance, email resources-tenders@resources.qld.gov.au or phone +61 7 3096 6191.

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