Client Advisory Service - Exploration, Mining and Petroleum - Queensland


To attract investment and facilitate development of the exploration, mining, petroleum and geothermal industries for the benefit of Queensland.

Professional advice is provided on the following aspects of mining in Queensland:

  • exploration attraction
  • greenfields prospectivity
  • business matching
  • coal resources
  • coal industry
  • mineral resources
  • mineral industry
  • petroleum resources
  • petroleum industry
  • geothermal resources
  • commodities
  • industry statistics

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply


No fees apply for this service.

Publications Details process


  • Queensland's petroleum - exploration and development potential
  • Metalliferous and Industrial Minerals
  • World Class Coals - November 2007
  • Queensland Government Mining Journal - available by subscription


  • North West Queensland Mineral Province
  • Queensland Coal
  • Queensland's mineral, petroleum and energy operations and resources

Brochures and Flyers

  • Queensland's coal - Mines and advanced projects
  • Queensland's significant mineral mines and advanced projects
  • Queensland's coal seam gas overview
  • Queensland's unconventional petroleum potential


  • Queensland exploration and investment resource information
  • Queensland Minerals 2011

Further information on publications is available from the Department.

Additional information

Collating industry statistical information including exploration expenditure, production, exports, gross state product, private capital investment from Australian Bureau of Statistics and Office of Economic and Statistical Research.

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Geological Survey of Queensland

Exploration Attraction

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Acting Director, Exploration Attraction

Exploration Attraction

Geological Survey of Queensland

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Website: Department of Natural Resources and Mines contact list (Opens in new window)