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.