Production Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to conduct operations for the recovery of petroleum, geothermal or gas storage in the area of your exploration licence.

There are three categories of licence:

  • petroleum production licence (PPL)
  • geothermal production licence (GPL)
  • gas storage production licence (GSL).

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you will need to:


  • have an exploration licence
  • have made a discovery that warrants production in an area of your exploration licence.



As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
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Lodgement process


Please lodge your completed application with:

  • a description of the area or route to which the application relates
  • a map indicating the area or route to which the application relates and information on the size of the area
  • a financial statement
  • a statement of your technical qualifications and experience
  • if the application is being made by more than one person, information on the interest that each person will have in the licence.

Administering agency

Department for Energy and Mining

Energy Resources Division

Contact details

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