A petroleum production licensee commits an offence if:
(a) the licensee undertakes the recovery of petroleum from a petroleum pool in the licence area; and
(b) at the time of the recovery of the petroleum, the licensee has an accepted field development plan for a field that includes the petroleum pool; and
(c) the licensee makes a major change in relation to the recovery of petroleum from the field; and
(d) the licensee did not, at least 90 days before the occurrence of the major change, apply for a variation of the accepted field development plan.
Penalty: 60 penalty units.