Offshore Petroleum Exploration Permit - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to explore for petroleum. This permit provides exclusive rights, and renewal rights, to explore for petroleum in a defined area.

There are three types of petroleum exploration permits:

  • Work-bid: a petroleum exploration permit granted on the basis of work program bidding;
  • Cash-bid: a petroleum exploration permit granted on the basis of cash bidding; and
  • Special licence: a petroleum exploration permit granted over a surrendered block or certain other blocks.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Initially granted for 6 years and can be renewed for another 5 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $7500.00

Cash-bid petroleum exploration. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application $7500.00

Special petroleum exploration permit. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application $7500.00

Work-bid petroleum exploration. Fees for 2017-18.

Renew Renewal $7500.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for an Offshore Petroleum Exploration Permit - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Energy and Earth Resources

Contact details

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

Energy and Earth Resources

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Operating address: Level 15
1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Mailing address: Earth Resources Information Centre
GPO BOX 2392
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Other: 13 61 86
Email: customer.service@ecodev.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.energyandresources.vic.gov.au/ (Opens in new window)