Explore for petroleum
For the purposes of this Act, if:
- a person:
- carries out a seismic survey, or any other kind of survey, in an offshore area; or
- takes samples of the seabed or subsoil of an offshore area; and
- the person does so with the intention that the person or another could use the survey data, or information derived from the samples, as the case may be, for the purpose of discovering petroleum;
the person is taken to explore for petroleum.
Source: Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006, Australia, amended 2012. Legislation