Petroleum Lease - Queensland

Description

Generally a petroleum lease is required to produce petroleum from a specified area.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements


For a petroleum lease to be granted under the Petroleum Act 1923, an authority to prospect administered under the Petroleum Act 1923.

For a petroleum lease to be granted under the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004, an authority to prospect administered under either the Petroleum Act 1923 or the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004.

Duration

Up to a maximum of 30 years from the date of effect of the petroleum lease. The Minister administering the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004 and the Petroleum Act 1923 may renew the lease at the Ministers discretion..

Fees

No fees apply.

Transfer

A petroleum lease may be transferred, see Part6N of the Petroleum Act 1923 or Part 10 of the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004.

You must be a holder of the petroleum lease and you are a party to the transfer.

Additional Information

Legislation

For legislation and regulation information, visit https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au(Opens in new window)

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.

Operating address: Level 16, QMEC Building
61 Mary Street
BRISBANE
QLD 4000
Mailing address: PO Box 15216
Brisbane
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3238 3815
Fax: 07 3405 5349
Website: Department of Natural Resources and Mines (Opens in new window)