Pipeline Licence - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to construct and operate a pipeline within the three nautical mile strip of Northern Territory coastal waters. This licence 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 this licence, you must identify the proposed pipeline route and access points along it including sites for equipment and other works

Please contact the agency at the start of your energy pipeline project for information about how to apply and other requirements.

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, you must:

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

Duration

Indefinite

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $4840.00 -
Apply Licence All $565.00

Minimum fee

General Miscellaneous All -

Advertising costs:

  • NT News - $334.69
  • Koori Mail - $235.75
  • Centralian Advocate - $239.61

Lodgement process

Apply

To apply for a pipeline licence you must provide all the following documentation:

  • a full technical and engineering details about the design and construction of the pipeline
  • a map of the proposed route, detailing pipeline corridors, land required for access and location of proposed equipment installation
  • details of existing or proposed land access agreements
  • name and address of anyone who could be affected by the pipeline or access requirements, including any agreements or arrangements
  • proof you have the technical ability to undertake the project
  • proof you have the financial capacity to undertake the project.

Please contact the Department if you need assistance with your application.

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.

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, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 08 8999 7112
Fax: 08 8999 5191
Email: energy.permits@nt.gov.au