Petroleum Production Licence - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to extract petroleum from submerged land in Tasmanian coastal waters. Tasmanian coastal waters extend for three nautical miles from the coastline of Tasmania. If you wish to undertake exploration activities outside this area, you will need to apply for a licence under the appropriate Act.

If you have a petroleum exploration permit or retention lease, you may apply for a production licence authorising you to recover petroleum from the area covered by your exploration permit or retention lease.

The Agency may also invite applications for a licence over blocks where the existing licence has been cancelled or surrendered.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Provide details of your proposed work and expenditure in the area covered by your application;
  • Provide any other information required by the Agency;
  • Complete the relevant application form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

21 years

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Petroleum Production Licence Application - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of State Growth
Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services
Mineral Resources Tasmania

Act(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of State Growth
Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services
Mineral Resources Tasmania


Operating address:
30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018
Mailing address:
PO Box 56
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018

Phone:

03 61654800

Fax:

03 62338338
info@mrt.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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