You will require this approval if you intend to explore, recover or transport petroleum or greenhouse gases in Australian waters. Australian waters are the waters outside of the state and territory 3 mile boundary.
To have your Environment Plan approved, you must have already submitted an Offshore Project Proposal. Your Offshore Project Proposal must authorise your intended activities. The Minister may also approve your Environment Plan under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.