Licence for Construction and Operation of a Pipeline - Queensland

Description

This licence is required to construct and operate a petroleum pipeline.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements


If an offer of a pipeline licence is sent to the applicant by the Minister, the applicant may be required to pay the first years licence fee and a security deposit, if the applicant accepts the offer.

Duration

This licence remains in effect for the period specified in the licence. Generally, this is for a term of 30 years. The Minister administering the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004 may renew the licence at their discretion.

Fees

See Pipeline and facility licences in other resources below.

Forms

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Common All Pipeline and facility licences (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004 QLD

Application process

You can apply for a petroleum facility licence electronically using the MyMinesOnline system on the Business Queensland website. Alternatively you may complete an application form and submit the any attachments and the prescribed fee at a Mines lodgement office.

A pipeline licence cannot be granted until an environmental authority is issued. To obtain an environmental authority, contact the department. A security may be required, along with the first years licence fee for the pipeline licence, by the Minister administering the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004.

Transfer

A pipeline licence may be transferred, see Part 10 of the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004.

You must be a holder of the pipeline licence and you are a party to the transfer.

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Service Delivery

Mining and Petroleum Operations

Contact details

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

Petroleum Engineer

Mining and Petroleum Operations

Service Delivery

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Website: Department of Natural Resources and Mines (Opens in new window)