Petroleum Access Authority - Australian Government

Description

You will require this authority if you intend to carry on certain petroleum exploration operations and certain operations relating to the recovery of petroleum, in the authority area.

The access authority entitles you to undertake petroleum and greenhouse gas formation, storage, exploration or development work outside of, but in close proximity to, the boundaries of that title area but not to make a well.

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

This authority may provide access to a vacant area or an area covered by another title. You must provide, to a holder of a title into which access was gained, a full report of the activities and data gathered from those activities carried out in the title area accessed.

To be eligible, you must:

  • submit proposals of the operation that you wish to carry out
  • identify the area in which you wish to carry out operations
  • submit the required form
  • pay any prescribed fees.

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

Duration

As specified on licence.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $7500.00

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

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Petroleum Access Authority - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 AG

Administering agency

National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Titles, Perth Office

National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator

Operating address: Level 8 Alluvion Building
58 Mounts Bay Road
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Operating address: Level 1
451 Little Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 7871
Cloisters Square PO, Western Australia 6850
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4634
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 08 6424 5317
Fax: 08 6424 5397
Email: titles@nopta.gov.au
Website: National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (Opens in new window)