Special Facilities Licence - South Australia


A Special Facilities Licence:

(a) authorises the holder of a licence to establish and operate facilities for the purposes involving or associated with:

(i) searching for any regulated substance, or
(ii) processing any regulated substance; or
(iii) producing or generating energy from a source of geothermal energy; or
(iii) other activities that may be relevant or incidental to searching for any regulated substance or processing, producing or storing any regulated substance or a product derived from a regulated substance; and

(b) for that purpose, confers rights of access to and use of land to which the licence relates on terms and conditions specified in the licence.

For further information please contact the Energy Resources Division.

Service type


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


Granted for a term determined by the Minister.


Information on fees can be found online at http://petroleum.statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/licensing_and_land_access/applications#SpecialFacilitiesLicence(SFL)

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
Email: dpc.petroleum@sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.petroleum.statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/contacts (Opens in new window)