Individuals or companies must apply for the appropriate licence before undertaking any exploration, preliminary surveys or production of petroleum or geothermal energy.

Onshore licensing

Licence applications, licence types, acreage releases, regulated fees, Licence Register, Licence maps, Quarterly Information Brochure (P1), overlapping applications

Offshore permitting

Offshore state waters, Offshore Commonwealth waters

Land access

Conservation areas, Woomera Prohibited Area, Aboriginal interests, Mining and Resources Industry Land Access Dispute Resolution Code