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
  • special licence: a petroleum exploration permit granted over a surrendered block or certain other blocks.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You must submit a work program in relation to your permit.

Duration

Initially granted for six years and can be renewed for another five years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

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

Act(s) name

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2010 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Regulations 2011 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Earth Resources

Contact details

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Enquiries

Earth Resources

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

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