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; or
- A greenhouse gas injection licence.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.