Code of Practice: Onshore Petroleum Activities in the NT

An overview

The Code of Practice: Onshore petroleum activities in the Northern Territory (1.7 mb) (the Code) provides minimum standards that the onshore petroleum industry in the Northern Territory must adhere to.

The Code applies to all regulated activities including those associated with:

  • both conventional and unconventional oil and gas
  • exploration, appraisal and production activities.

Environment Management Plans are now required by law to demonstrate how the Code will be complied with in the proposed activities and will not be approved if they are not compliant with the requirements of the Code.

Last updated: 12 June 2019