Offshore Petroleum Scientific Investigations Consent - Victoria

Description

You will require this consent if you intend to undertake petroleum exploration operations in the course of a scientific investigation. This consent applies to a specific offshore area.

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 consent, you must:

  • Apply using the prescribed application form;
  • Provide copies of a map showing the proposed areas;
  • Openly publish the details and results of the petroleum exploration activities completed as part of the investigation;
  • Provide any other details required by the Authority; and
  • Pay the prescribed fees.

Please note that a tenement may be required.

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

It is an ongoing requirement of this licence that you abide by any conditions or obligations issued by the Agency, such as approval of Diving Project Plans and Safety Management Systems.

All tenements issued under the Act can be varied and transferred to another party with the approval of the Minister. With the approval of the Minister, dealings (agreements assigning interests to other parties and creating agreements) are also registered against tenements.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Offshore Petroleum Scientific Investigations Consent - 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

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)