Petroleum Exploration Permit - Tasmania

Service summary

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

A petroleum permit is granted over a defined area called a block. The Agency may publish a notice inviting applications for a permit over particular blocks. The maximum number of blocks you are able to apply for is 400.

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 permit you must:

  • Provide any information required by the Agency, including your technical qualifications, financial resources and proposals for work and expenditure;
  • Complete the relevant form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

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

Duration

6 years.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Petroleum Exploration 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 6165 4800

Fax:

03 6233 8338
info@mrt.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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