Major change, in relation to the recovery of petroleum from a field, includes the following:
- the petroleum production licensee changes the development strategy or management strategy of a field or a petroleum pool;
- the petroleum production licensee changes the plan for the development of additional pools in the field;
- the petroleum production licensee ceases production, permanently or for the long term, before the date proposed in the field development plan;
- the petroleum production licensee introduces new methods for the petroleum recovery, such as enhanced recovery and injection of fluids.
Source: Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 (Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 54 as amended), Australia, prepared on 1 January 2012. Regulations