Offshore Petroleum Production Licence - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to explore for petroleum and undertake works to recover it. The holder of an offshore exploration permit or an offshore retention lease can apply for a production licence within the permit or lease area.

Offshore petroleum mining governed by the Victorian State must be within three nautical miles of the coast. Further than this is in Commonwealth waters and all licences are granted by the Commonwealth.

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

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • Show, with adequate support, that the site is commercial;
  • Tender for an advertised known resources;
  • Provide details of relevant technical qualifications, technical advice and financial resources available;
  • Provide all required information and documentation, including operation plans, environmental management plans and production development plans, to the relevant authority; and
  • Pay the prescribed fees.

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

Duration

Lasts as long as the life-of-field but if no operations have occurred in the last five years, the licence is cancelled

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $7500.00

Per block. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Renewal $7500.00 Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for an Offshore Petroleum Production Licence - 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.

Licensing Officer

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)