Infrastructure Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to construct, alter or operate any petroleum infrastructure facilities outside a Production Licence area but within the offshore area of Western Australia. Petroleum infrastructure facilities are facilities that are resting, fixed, or connected to the seabed and used for any of the following activities:

  • remote control of facilities used for the recovery of petroleum in a licence area
  • processing, partial processing or conversion of petroleum recovered in any place
  • storing petroleum before it is transported to another place
  • preparing petroleum for transport.

This licence will authorise you to construct and operate specified infrastructure facilities within a particular area.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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 particulars of your proposal
  • submit the required form
  • pay the relevant fee
  • provide any further information as required by the Authority.

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



Indefinite, but may be terminated if no operations are commenced within 5 years.



Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Act(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Regulations 1990 (Western Australia)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Mailing address:
Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth,Western Australia,6004


08 9222 3333


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