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The Department of the Chief Minister is a central agency that services the needs of the Chief Minister and Cabinet as well as the Leader of the Opposition. Similar to a Department of Premier and Cabinet in other States or the Department of the Prime Minister nationally, the Department of the Chief Minister is the central strategic coordinating arm of Government.

It has a special role to play in implementing the priorities of Government as well as providing leadership across the public sector.

The Department is also home to a number of strategic government units, including Social Policy and Security and Emergency Recovery.

For more information visit: Northern Territory Government

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ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent oil and gas exploration and production company, based on proved reserves and production. Headquartered in Houston Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 21 countries, US$20 billion in annual revenue, US$100 billion of total assets, and approximately 15,600 employees as of 31 March 2016. Our operations averaged 1,589 million BOED in 2015 and preliminary proved reserves of 8.2 billion BOE as of 31 December 2015.

Within Australia, operations include the Darwin LNG facility in the Northern Territory, the Bayu-Undan field in the JDPA of the Timor Sea, and Australia Pacific LNG in Queensland. ConocoPhillips are conducting exploration, appraisal and development activities across northern Australia including the Greater Poseidon, Caldita-Barossa and Greater Sunrise fields.

In February 2016, ConocoPhillips celebrated 10 years of safe operation at Darwin LNG, and the safe delivery of over 500 LNG cargos.

ConocoPhillips is proud of the contribution they have made to the establishment and growth of the LNG industry in the Northern Territory, demonstrating a commitment to promoting economic growth, healthy environments and vibrant communities. A key part of our local success hinges on our recruitment and development of local Territorians, building a highly skilled world class workforce who live and work in the Territory.

We invite you to visit our website www.conocophillips.com.au and connect with ConocoPhillips on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram.

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INPEX Australia is a determined, dynamic and rapidly growing part of INPEX CORPORATION, a leading independent worldwide oil and gas explorer and producer headquartered in Japan. We pride ourselves on being a relationship-driven organisation. This is closely tied to the shared Japanese and Australian cultural desire to cultivate and protect relationships. INPEX has been a quiet achiever in Australia for 30 years. However, our multi-billion dollar Ichthys LNG Project, in the Northern Territory, is now turning heads. It is being acknowledged for the vital role it will play in providing Japan’s future energy security and the multitude of community, social and economic benefits it will provide for generations in Australia.

For more information visit: www.inpex.com.au

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Total E&P Australia is a subsidiary of Total S.A., one of the World’s largest integrated oil and gas companies. In Australia, Total holds a 30% interest in the Ichthys LNG Project and a 27.5% interest in Gladstone LNG Project. It also has several exploration interests both offshore and onshore.

For more information visit: TOTAL

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