You will need this authority if you intend to interfere with land to test the:
- quality of petroleum
- quantity of petroleum
- potential to recover petroleum from the land.
This approval gives you the exclusive right to conduct one of the following activities on specified NSW land:
- speculative geological, geophysical or geochemical surveys
- scientific investigations.
You may be granted a low-impact prospecting title if the agency determines that your activities are unlikely to impact upon the land.
Please be aware that there is currently a freeze on assessing new applications for this licence. No new applications will be considered until the Strategic Release Framework is in place.