Special Prospecting Authority for Exploration - Australian Government

Description

You will require this authority if you intend to explore an area not covered by any other petroleum or greenhouse gas title. This authority gives you non-exclusive rights and does not allow the drilling of wells.

It may be granted over a block so long as none of the following is in force over the block:

  • an exploration permit
  • a retention lease
  • a production licence
  • a greenhouse gas assessment permit
  • a greenhouse gas holding lease
  • a greenhouse gas injection licence.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

Up to 6 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $7500.00

Act(s) name

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 AG

Regulation(s) name

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