Petroleum Pipeline Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to construct, alter or operate a petroleum pipeline in Western Australia. A petroleum pipeline is a pipe or system of pipes used to transport petroleum, including crude oil and natural gas, and includes associated structures such as storage tanks. There may be conditions attached to the licence including time limits on construction or that you must obtain rights of access to all the land necessary to construct and operate the pipeline.

This licence does not apply to pipes used in the extraction of petroleum or to pipeline operations in the territorial sea, or outside the territory of Western Australia. If you intend to construct or operate such a pipeline you will need to apply for a different licence.

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 licence you must:

  • Provide details of the design, construction and other specifications of the proposed pipeline;
  • Provide details of your technical qualifications, and the technical qualifications of your employees;
  • Maintain adequate insurance;
  • Provide any other information required by the Agency; and
  • Notify affected local governments, and owners and occupiers of affected land, as well as the general public.

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

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$6,102.00
VaryVariation$6,102.00
GeneralMiscellaneous

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply Nomination of Pipeline Operator - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Cancel Surrender of Pipeline Licence (Whole) - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Application for Consent to Surrender - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Transfer Application for Approval of Transfer - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Apply

Application for Petroleum Pipeline Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Mines and Petroleum
Petroleum

Act(s) name

Petroleum Pipelines Act 1969 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum Pipelines Regulations 1970 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Executive Director
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Petroleum


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

Phone:

08 9222 3291
executivedirectorpd@dmp.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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