Offshore Petroleum Scientific Investigations Consent - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this consent if you intend to undertake petroleum exploration operations in the course of a scientific investigation. This consent applies to a specific offshore area.

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 consent, you must:

  • Apply using the prescribed application form;
  • Provide copies of a map showing the proposed areas;
  • Openly publish the details and results of the petroleum exploration activities completed as part of the investigation;
  • Provide any other details required by the Authority; and
  • Pay the prescribed fees.

Please note that a tenement may be required.

Ongoing requirements

It is an ongoing requirement of this licence that you abide by any conditions or obligations issued by the Agency, such as approval of Diving Project Plans and Safety Management Systems.

All tenements issued under the Act can be varied and transferred to another party with the approval of the Minister. With the approval of the Minister, dealings (agreements assigning interests to other parties and creating agreements) are also registered against tenements.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Offshore Petroleum Scientific Investigations Consent - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Application

Apply

Please submit your application and required attachments with the designated Authority.


Administering agency

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

Act(s) name

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2010 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Regulations 2011 (Victoria)

Contact details

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


Phone:

136186
customer.service@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Website:

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

Supporting information

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