Production Licence - South Australia


Production Licence (PPL, GPL or GSL)
When a discovery is made that warrants production in an area of an exploration licence, the licensee is entitled to a petroleum, geothermal or gas storage production licence (PPL, GPL or GSL) over the discovery area.

Service type


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


The duration of the licence differs depending on whether it is granted for onshore or offshore production; Contact the Department for further information.


Information on fees can be found online at

Act(s) name

Petroleum & Geothermal Energy Act 2000 SA

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum & Geothermal Energy Regulations 2013 SA

Administering agency

Energy Resources Division

Contact details

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

General Manager Resource Royalties and Licensing

Operating address: Level 6, 101 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 320
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0884633204
Fax: 0884633229
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