Offshore Petroleum: Declaration of a Location Guideline

Closed 4 Nov 2016

Opened 7 Oct 2016

Overview

This Guideline provides information regarding the processes to declare, vary and revoke a declared location under Division 6 of Part 2.2 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 (the Act). The Guideline also explains how declared locations impact on exploration permits and applications for retention leases and production licences (Parts 2.3 and 2.4 of the Act refer).

Privacy Statement - to be confirmed and approved

The Department is conducting a consultation process to inform an update to the Offshore Petroleum: Declaration of a Location Guideline: In relation to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

The Department is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles outlined in Schedule 1 of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), which regulates how we may collect, use, disclose and store personal information.

The Department will collect from this consultation your personal information, including your comments and opinions, to inform and improve the effectiveness of the Guideline. Your personal information will be accessed by Departmental staff who are involved with the drafting of the Guideline. Your personal information will not be used or disclosed without your consent, except as set out above or where authorised or required by law.

Personal Information will be stored and held in accordance with the Department’s obligations under the Archives Act 1983 (Cth). For further information, please refer to the Department’s Privacy Policy.

How to make your submission

Please provide feedback by emailing petdev@industry.gov.au

What Happens Next

The consultation for the Offshore Petroleum: Declaration of a Location Guideline is now closed. Thank you to those who provided feedback on the guidelines during the consultation phase.

Audiences

  • Australian Petroluem Production and Exploration Association and relevant state and territory department contacts

Interests

  • This consultation seeks comment on proposed guidelines for resource title management