Petroleum Mining Code - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to prospect for, or undertake activities to produce petroleum in the Joint Petroleum Development Area (JPDA) established by the Timor Sea Treaty between Australia and East Timor. Activities to produce petroleum include:

  • exploration
  • development
  • initial processing
  • production
  • transportation
  • marketing
  • planning and preparation for such activities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

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Act(s) name

Petroleum (Timor Sea Treaty) Act 2003 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources


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Contact details

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Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Operating address: Industry House
10 Binara Street
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9839
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6243 7000