Offshore 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


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 Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

The 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

Operating address: Level 8 Alluvion Building
58 Mounts Bay Road
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 7871
Cloisters Square PO, Western Australia 6850
Phone: 08 6424 5300
Fax: 08 6424 5397