Petroleum Access Authority - Northern Territory


You will need this authority to enter the land outside your petroleum title area to construct, maintain and use infrastructure to conduct authorised activities with the petroleum title.

Access authorities can be granted for access to:

  • roads
  • temporary campsites
  • water pipelines
  • haul roads.

Access authorities allow holders to enter, use or maintain:

  • bore fields
  • air strips
  • plants
  • port facilities.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


The duration of this authority will depend on your petroleum title


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $943.00

Fees for 2021-22


Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Energy Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Petroleum Registrar

Energy Division

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Northern Territory
Operating address: Fourth Floor, Centrepoint Building
48-50 Smith Street Mall
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4550
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 08 8999 7112
Fax: 08 8999 5191