Schedule of fees, guidelines and policies

On this page you will find schedules, guidelines, policies and explanatory notes related to petroleum and geothermal applications, title administration and resource management.

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Schedule of fees

Petroleum Division - Schedule of Fees - 261 Kb

Petroleum Division - Schedule of Fees

Guidelines and explanatory notes

Title applications

Obtaining petroleum exploration titles in Western Australia - 381 Kb

Explanatory Note for obtaining petroleum exploration titles in Western Australia

WA Petroleum Guideline - Criteria for Assessment - 1134 Kb

Guideline for the award of an exploration permit, drilling reservation and the approval of a transfer

WA Petroleum and Geothermal guideline for grant and administration of a Retention Lease - 766 Kb

Guideline for the grant and administration of a retention lease

Pipeline Licence Application Guideline - 611 Kb

Guidelines to applying for pipeline licences

Title management

Surrender of petroleum titles and pipeline licences in Western Australia - 410 Kb

Explanatory Note for the surrender of petroleum titles and pipeline licences in Western Australia

Pro-rata refund of annual fees - 275 Kb

Explanatory Note for the Pro-Rata Refund of Annual Fees

WA Petroleum and Geothermal Guideline for Exploration Permit Management - 654 Kb

Guideline for exploration permit management

Guide to the Regulatory Framework for Shale and Tight Gas in Western Australia - 4592 Kb

A Whole-of-Government Approach 2015 Edition

An overview of Western Australia's guide to the regulatory framework - 1134 Kb

An overview of Western Australia’s guide to the regulatory framework

Administration of Geothermal Titles In Western Australia - 641 Kb

Guideline for the administration of geothermal titles

Administration of Petroleum Titles in Western Australia guideline - 684 Kb

Guideline for the administration of petroleum titles

Resource management

Petroleum Decommissioning Guideline - 2271 Kb

The aim of this guideline is to provide uniform regulatory guidance on the obligations, as described in the relevant Acts and Regulations, of registered petroleum title holders (registered holders) preparing to engage in decommissioning activities.

Guideline for Petroleum Measurement and Quantity Determination - 332 Kb

Guideline to provide an overview of the measurement of petroleum fluids, quantity determination and accounting methodologies used by DMIRS

Guidelines to Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2015 - 1244 Kb

Guidelines to Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2015 and Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2015

Native title

Overview South West Native Title Settlement (Noongar Settlement) Interim Phase - Petroleum Tenure - 224 Kb

Overview of the South West Native Title Settlement

Negotiation protocol for Petroleum titles in the Right to Negotiate Process - 1198 Kb

Protocol for Titles in the Right to Negotiate Process

Noongar Standard Heritage Agreement - Condition placed on Title in respect to multiple ILUA areas - 114 Kb

Condition placed on Title in respect to multiple ILUA areas

Overview of the Right to Negotiate Process - 553 Kb

Overview of the Right to Negotiate Process

Land Access Introduction for Petroleum Titles - 1277 Kb

A guide to land access in respect to petroleum titles

Guidelines for Completion of State Deed - 1051 Kb

Guidelines for Completion of State Deeds by Native Title Parties and Grantee Parties

Noongar Standard Heritage Agreement - Condition placed on Title in respect to a singular ILUA Area - 116 Kb

Condition placed on Title in respect to a singular ILUA Area

Policies

Petroleum or Geothermal Energy Discovery - 502 Kb

Policy for a Petroleum or Geothermal Energy Discovery