Petroleum Pipeline Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to construct, alter or operate a petroleum pipeline. Petroleum pipelines are a pipe of system of pipes used for the conveyance of petroleum and includes all structures for protecting or supporting a pipeline. Petroleum is any naturally occurring hydrocarbon or mixture of hydrocarbons, including oil and gas.

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:

  • ensure you and your employees have relevant technical qualifications
  • have sufficient technical advice and financial resources
  • have adequate insurance
  • notify affected local governments, and owners and occupiers of affected land, as well as the public.


Ongoing unless cancelled or surrendered.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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 All Petroleum Licence Application 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 Pipelines Act 1969 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum Pipelines Regulations 1970 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.