Onshore Petroleum and Geothermal Access Authority - Western Australia

Description

If you hold some form of petroleum or geothermal title or licence and you intend to extend your exploration activities into adjacent land that is vacant or held by someone else, you can apply for this authority. This authority is usually granted for limited activities. The most common activity this authority is granted for is seismic lines.

Please note a different authority is required for offshore exploration.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Where access is required to areas that are held under permit by another party, that party needs to be given the opportunity to comment on, but not veto, the proposed access. To hasten the approval process, it is advisable to seek the consent of the other permit holder and include this consent with the application.

To be eligible for this authority you must hold some form of petroleum or geothermal exploration licence or title on land that is adjacent to the area the subject of the application.

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

Duration

Authorities are usually limited in time to the period in which the geophysical survey can be completed. Specific limits will vary based on individual circumstances.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 WA

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.

General Enquiries

Petroleum

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Mailing address: Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9222 3333
Email: petroleum.titles@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Petroleum (Opens in new window)