You will need this licence if you intend to produce petroleum or geothermal energy on mainland Western Australia.
Petroleum includes gas, oil and any other naturally occurring hydrocarbon. Geothermal energy is thermal energy that results from natural geological processes and is contained in geothermal energy resources.
This licence is for people who already hold an exploration permit, drilling reservation or retention lease and intend to exploit a petroleum or geothermal resource that they have found under their existing lease or permit.
You may apply for this licence with respect to all or part of an area covered by an existing exploration permit, drilling reservation or retention lease.