Petroleum Production Licence - Australian Government


You will require a petroleum production licence if you are in control of a petroleum exploration permit, or retention lease, and you intend to construct production facilities, in the location covered by the permit, for the recovery of petroleum or the storage of greenhouse gases.

Service type


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 hold an Offshore Petroleum Exploration Permit or Retention Licence.

You must provide a Title Assessment Report if you are a petroleum production licensee.

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.


Indefinite term. However, the licence may be terminated if production ceases for 5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $8250.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $8250.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Application Fees and Annual Levies (Opens in new window)

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

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.