Pipeline forms and process charts

Use the forms listed below when applying to build or manage energy pipelines on land or in coastal waters in the Northern Territory.

The flowcharts list processes each application must go through.

Application forms

Name of form What it is for
Pipeline land access permit application form (57.0 kb)
Pipeline land access permit application for (53.2 kb)m
Apply for permission to access land for pipeline route investigations
Service of documents form  (109.5 kb)
Service of documents form (37.9 kb) 
Tell the department who you want to receive official correspondences about your application.
Pipeline licence application form (57.5 kb)
Pipeline licence application form (59.6 kb)
Apply to construct and operate a pipeline
Dealing application form (111.0 kb) 
Dealing application form (43.9 kb) 
Apply to sell a pipeline licence
Transfer application form (51.8 kb) 
Transfer application form (27.7 kb) 
Apply to transfer ownership of a pipeline licence
Pipeline variation application form (52.9 kb)
Pipeline variation application form (38.9 kb)
Apply to vary a pipeline licence

Process flowcharts

Each of these flow charts visually describes a process for an aspect of pipeline construction or management.

Name of flowchart Process
Pipeline project elements relative timelines (103.4 kb)A useful tool to assist with planning to meet regulatory requirements.


Process for land access permits (111.0 kb)

Apply for a permit to enter land for pipeline route investigation.         

Process for notice of intent (155.6 kb)
Submit a notice of intent to the department to check whether it needs environmental assessment.


Process for licences (119.5 kb)

Apply for the right to construct and operate a pipeline.

Process for consent to construct and test  (134.3 kb)
Apply for consent to construct and test a pipeline in accordance with the approved pipeline management plan.


Process for consents to operate modify or decommission (137.2 kb)

Apply for consent to operate, modify or decommission a pipeline.


Pipeline management plan acceptance process under EPA (66.6 kb)

Approval process for a pipeline management plan.

Process for abandoning a licensed pipeline (143.3 kb)
Apply for approval to shut down and abandon a pipeline.

Last updated: 13 October 2017