Offshore Pipeline Licence - South Australia

Description

You will require this licence to construct or operate an offshore pipeline for conveying petroleum.

An offshore pipeline includes a pipe or system of pipes located on a seabed within South Australian coastal waters.

You will be entitled under this licence to operate and maintain the pipeline to which your licence relates. If your licence is granted for a proposed pipeline, you will be authorised under this licence to construct or complete the construction of the relevant pipeline.

You will not be entitled under this licence to construct or operate an offshore pipeline for:

  • returning petroleum to a natural reservoir
  • conveying petroleum for use for the purposes of petroleum exploration or recovery operations
  • conveying petroleum that is to be flared or vented
  • conveying petroleum from a well to a pumping station, a tank station or a valve station declared to be a terminal station.

You may need additional authorisation if the relevant pipeline is located, wholly or partly, on land within South Australia.

You may need additional authorisation if the relevant pipeline extends outside South Australia.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

A pipeline licence can only be held:

  • by a body corporate
  • in respect of a transmission pipeline or proposed transmission pipeline owned by a body corporate.

Please consult the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

21 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $7500.00 -
Apply Licence All $100.00 Annual fee per 100 kilometers
Renew Renewal All $7500.00 -
Vary Variation All $7500.00 -

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for an Offshore Pipeline Licence - Please contact the agency for information on forms to be submitted.

Lodgement process

Apply

Please lodge your completed application with the agency, accompanied by the following information:

  • technical details of the pipeline
  • a plan, drawn to scale, showing the pipeline route and the site of pumping stations, tank stations, and valve stations
  • parts of the pipeline management plan in force that provide for activities related to the pipeline
  • a validation of the proposal to carry out those activities.

Transfer

This licence cannot be transferred

Administering agency

Department for Energy and Mining

Energy Resources 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:

Enquiries

Energy Resources Division

Department for Energy and Mining

Operating address: Level 4
11 Waymouth Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 320
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8463 3000
Email: DEM.Petroleum@sa.gov.au