Geothermal Special Drilling Authorisation - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this authorisation if you intend to carry out geothermal energy exploration in a drilling authorisation area or do anything in the drilling authorisation area. This authorisation can only be given to a holder of an Exploration Permit, Retention Lease or an Extraction Licence.

The drilling authorisation area is the area specified in the Special Drilling Authorisation. This authorisation does not give the holder any rights to resources in the drilling authorisation area.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

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 authorisation, you must:

  • describe the area
  • describe the geothermal energy operation that will be carried out
  • submit technical qualifications
  • submit technical advice
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Geothermal Special Drilling Authorisation - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Energy and Earth Resources

Act(s) name

Geothermal Energy Resources Act 2005 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Geothermal Energy Resources Regulations 2016 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Energy and Earth Resources


Operating address:
Level 15
1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Mailing address:
Earth Resources Information Centre
GPO BOX 2392
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Other:

13 61 86
customer.service@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Website:

http://www.energyandresources.vic.gov.au/ Opens in a new browser window

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