Approval to Survey Submerged Lands for Petroleum - Western Australia

Description

You will need this approval if you intend to survey submerged lands for petroleum. An underwater survey is a geochemical, geological or geophysical survey of submerged land, the data from which is intended for use in the exploration, discovery or recovery of petroleum. Petroleum is any naturally occurring hydrocarbon or mixture of hydrocarbons, including oil and gas.

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 approval you will need to be an instrument holder, which include:

  • title holders
  • infrastructure licensees
  • pipeline licensees
  • registered holders of special prospecting authorities
  • registered holders of access authorities
  • persons specified in instrument of consents.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please contact the agency for more information.

Forms

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Petroleum and Geothermal Explorer's Guide - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2015 Western Australia

Lodgement process

Lodge

You will need to lodge your application at least 30 days before you intend to begin your survey.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Petroleum

Contact details

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