Petroleum Exploration Permit - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to explore for petroleum onshore or in coastal waters. Petroleum means any naturally occurring oil or gas.

This permit will grant you the exclusive right to conduct petroleum exploration activities in the title area. Exploration activities include:

  • airborne gravity and magnetic surveys
  • ground based seismic surveys
  • well drilling.

Service type

Licence

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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must provide an annual report to the department every 12 months.

Duration

Permit is valid for 5 years with a maximum of 2 permit renewals.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $5694.00

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Renewal All $2243.00

Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Petroleum Titles Fees and Rents (Opens in new window)

Additional information

All applications are advertised by the agency. The agency will arrange the advertisement, but you will be responsible for the cost.

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
Email: energy.permits@nt.gov.au