Oil & Gas projects

Micronised Mineral Solutions owns 10 Barite Mining Leases at two locations within close proximity to Darwin, Northern Territory. The Barite is suitable for Oil Well Drilling  with Specific Gravity >4.2

Micronised Mineral Solutions Pty Ltd (MMS) mines and manufactures Barite, a high purity Barium Sulphate (BaSO4) product that is ground to a very fine grain size typically >75micron. MMS sources Barite from its own quarry south of Darwin and utilises its advanced manufacturing facility to enable the efficient delivery of fine ground Barite in bulk to the silos and bulker bag options.

Some of the well-known projects where MMS Barite has been used include:

CONOCO PHILLIPS projects in Australia  - MMS has supplied Barite to BAKER HUGHES who has been supporting Barite requirements for Conoco Phillips projects. 


BEACH ENERGY—Perth Basin, Waitsia project -  MMS supplies Barite to AUSTRALIAN MUD COMPANY, WA  who supports Barite requirements for Beach Energy project. 

NEWPARK DRILLING FLUIDS (Australia) Ltd is our reputed customer for Barite supporting projects:-

  • FALCON OIL & GAS—Beetaloo Basin project and

  • SANTOS— McArthur Basin project

Office Address

10 Campion Road East Arm

Northern Territory 0828

Postal Address

PO Box 1140 Palmerston NT



+61 8 8947 1872 / 8947 3264

Opening Hours 

Monday-Friday  8:00 - 16:00  

Saturday & Sunday closed

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