Prospecting for gold just got a lot easier

Looking for gold? Every good explorer knows there's no silver bullet in finding an ore deposit, but a University of South Australia researcher is hoping to change all that.

Hunting for heat deep in the Earth

Capturing green energy from deep in the Earth will bring competitive electricity and district heating – with help from Norway.

Promising drilling tool

An innovative new oil-drilling tool concept has seen the light of day.

Oil and gas exploration benefit from space technology

( -- A special kind of titanium and a manufacturing technique used to build the Ariane 5 rocket could become the next successful spin-offs from Europe's space programme, benefiting the oil and gas industry.