Offshore Pipeline Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to construct, alter or operate an offshore petroleum pipeline. A petroleum pipeline is a pipe or system of pipes used to convey petroleum. This includes any storage tanks or ancillary works associated with the pipeline.

This licence applies to pipelines that are constructed offshore. If you intend to construct or operate an onshore petroleum licence, you will require a different petroleum pipeline licence.

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 details of the proposed design, construction, size and capacity of the pipeline
  • provide proposals for work and expenditure in the area which you intend to lease
  • provide details of the technical qualifications of you and your employees
  • provide a plan with the proposed route of the pipeline and proposed pumping and tank stations
  • provide a proposed pipeline management plan
  • provide evidence of the your technical and financial capacity to construct and operate the proposed facilities
  • include information on how the pipeline operations will not interfere with other users of the sea to a greater extent than necessary.

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




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $7550.00

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

Application process


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

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)