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Special Prospecting Authority - Western Australia

Description

You will need this authority if you intend to conduct:

  • limited prospecting for geothermal energy (does not allow for well drilling)
  • geophysical or geochemical surveys (or other operational activities other than making a well) for petroleum.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Forms

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 Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Petroleum Forms (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 and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Regulations 1987 Western Australia

Application process

Apply

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

Administering agency

Department of Energy, 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.