Petroleum Production Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to extract petroleum from submerged land 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.

If you have a petroleum exploration permit or retention lease, you may apply for a production licence authorising you to recover petroleum from the area covered by your exploration permit or retention lease.

The Agency may also invite applications for a licence over blocks where the existing licence has been cancelled or surrendered.

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 details of your proposed work and expenditure in the area covered by your application
  • provide any other information required by the Agency.


21 years


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Act(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of State Growth

Mineral Resources Tasmania

Contact details

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