Infrastructure Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to construct, alter, reconstruct or operate any petroleum infrastructure facilities.

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 petroleum recovered in any place, including converting petroleum to another form and partial processing of petroleum
  • storing petroleum before it is transported to another place
  • preparing petroleum for transport.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


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)
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Schedule of Fees, Guidelines and Policies (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Regulations 1990 Western Australia

Application process


Forms can be downloaded and submitted online through the Petroleum and Geothermal Register (PGR).

Administering agency

Department of Energy, 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.