Offshore Petroleum Facility Operator Registration - Western Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to operate an offshore petroleum facility.

Offshore petroleum facilities are vessels or structures that are located at a site in an area adjacent to activities including:

  • recovering, processing, storing and / or offloading petroleum
  • providing accommodation to persons working on another facility (whether connected by a walkway or not)
  • drilling or servicing (or associated works) a petroleum well
  • laying pipes for petroleum including manufacturing pipes and working on existing pipes
  • erecting, dismantling or decommissioning a facility
  • any other purpose related to an offshore petroleum operation.

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.


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Act(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Management of Safety on Offshore Facilities) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Pipelines) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

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