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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
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.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Petroleum Production Licence Application - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of State Growth
Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services
Mineral Resources Tasmania
Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 (Tasmania)
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