Petroleum Exploration Permit - Tasmania

Description

You will require this permit 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 the appropriate Act.

A petroleum permit is granted over a defined area called a block. The Agency may publish a notice inviting applications for a permit over particular blocks. The maximum number of blocks you are able to apply for is 400.

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 permit you must:

  • Provide any information required by the Agency, including your technical qualifications, financial resources and proposals for work and expenditure;
  • Complete the relevant form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

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

Duration

6 years.

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 Exploration 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