Infrastructure Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to construct, alter or operate any petroleum infrastructure facilities outside a Production Licence area but within the offshore area of Western Australia. Petroleum infrastructure facilities are facilities that are resting, fixed, or connected to the seabed and used for any of the following activities:

  • remote control of facilities used for the recovery of petroleum in a licence area
  • processing, partial processing or conversion of petroleum recovered in any place
  • storing petroleum before it is transported to another place
  • preparing petroleum for transport.

This licence will authorise you to construct and operate specified infrastructure facilities within a particular area.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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:

  • provide particulars of your proposal
  • provide any further information as required by the Authority.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Indefinite, but may be terminated if no operations are commenced within 5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $7190.00

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Regulations 1990 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries


Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9222 3333
Website: Petroleum (Opens in new window)