Petroleum Access Authority - Tasmania

Description

You may require this approval if you intend to explore for petroleum in Tasmanian coastal waters. Tasmanian coastal waters extend for three nautical miles from the coastline of Tasmania. If you intend to undertake exploration activities outside this area, you will need to apply for a licence under offshore minerals legislation.

If you hold a petroleum exploration permit, lease or licence, you may apply for approval carry out petroleum explorations or recovery operations outside the area specified in your permit lease or licence. This approval is called an Access Authority.

Please consult the Contact Officer 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

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • Specify the operations you are proposing to carry out;
  • Provide any other relevant information;
  • Submit the relevant form;
  • Pay any required fees.

The Agency will grant approval if it is satisfied that it is necessary or desirable for you to access the area in order to effectively exercise your rights. An access authority will not be granted in respect of a block that is subject to a permit, lease or licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Petroleum Access Authority Application - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 TAS

Administering agency

Department of State Growth

Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Mineral Resources Tasmania

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Mineral Resources Tasmania

Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Department of State Growth

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 03 6165 4800
Fax: 03 6233 8338
Email: info@mrt.tas.gov.au