Petroleum Pipeline Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to construct, alter or operate a petroleum pipeline in the Tasmanian coastal area. Tasmanian coastal waters extend for three nautical miles from the coastline of Tasmania.

This licence is also needed for pumping stations, tank stations or valve stations, as well as secondary lines or water lines.

A pipeline licence authorises you to construct a pipeline according to set specifications, and associated infrastructure. It also authorises you to operate that infrastructure.

Before you commence operating, constructing, modifying or decommissioning a pipeline you will also need to nominate a person who has responsibility for the day-to-day management and control of the pipeline as operator. This person must be registered with the relevant Authority.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must provide any information required by the Agency including design and construction specifications, proposals for work and expenditure and details of your technical qualifications and financial resources.


21 years or as determined by the agency


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Act(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Management of Environment) Regulations 2022 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of State Growth

Mineral Resources Tasmania

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