Greenhouse Gas Storage Titles - Australian Government

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to explore in an area for potential greenhouse gas storage formations and potential greenhouse gas injection sites. A greenhouse gas storage title means one of the following approvals required for activities related to carbon dioxide capture and geological storage (CCS):

  • greenhouse gas assessment permits
  • greenhouse gas holding leases or special holding leases
  • greenhouse gas injection licenses
  • greenhouse gas search authorities
  • greenhouse gas special authorities
  • research consents.

Please consult with 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, you must:

  • identify the area you will be conducting your activities in
  • identify the conclusion date of your intended activities
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.
Please note you must provide a Title Assessment Report if you are a greenhouse gas holding lessee. The report must be provided within 30 days of the anniversary of the title being awarded or at any time required by the Agency. Information required in the report varies depending on the scope of your operations.

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

Duration

As specified on the title.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Renew Renewal All A titles administration levy is imposed on the anniversary of the day you received your title.

Act(s) name

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 Australian Government

Additional information

These titles cover greenhouse gas (GHG) formation exploration, injection and storage activities, including:

  • exploring the seabed or subsoil of the offshore area for a potential GHG storage formation or a potential GHG injection site
  • the injection of a GHG substance into the seabed or subsoil of the offshore area
  • the storage of a GHG substance in the seabed or subsoil of the offshore area
  • the conveyance of a GHG substance across the offshore area.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Titles, Perth Office

National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator

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