Petroleum - Pipeline Licence - Northern Territory

Description

You will be required to apply for this licence if you intend to construct and operate a pipeline in the three nautical mile strip of Northern Territory coastal waters. This licence just gives you a right over the area you intend to construct the pipeline in and is not a licence to actually do so. You need separate consents and management plans to construct and operate a pipeline.

Before you apply for a pipeline licence, you must identify the proposed pipeline route and access points along it including sites for equipment and other works

If you require any further information, please contact the Department.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this licence you must prove:

  • you have adequate financial resources
  • you have adequate technical resources and technical advice available

If you require any further information on eligibility, please contact the Department.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $5184.00 Application fee.
Apply Licence All -

Annual rent registration fee - $120 per kilometre.

Apply Miscellaneous All -

Advertising costs:
NT News - $334.69
Koori Mail - $235.75
Centralian Advocate - $239.61

Act(s) name

Energy Pipelines Act 1981 Northern Territory

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1981 Northern Territory

Additional information

The Department advertises all applications in the NT news. They will arrange the advertisement, but you will be responsible for the cost.

You will need to negotiate any access you might need to land with the landowner, prior to submitting your application. If you can???t come to an access agreement with the landowner or leaseholder, you can apply for a permit which will allow you to enter land for pipeline route investigations.

If you require any further information, please contact the Department.

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

Operating address: Fourth Floor, Centrepoint Building
48-50 Smith Street Mall
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 4550
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889997112
Fax: 0889995191
Website: http://www.minerals.nt.gov.au (Opens in new window)