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OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND GREENHOUSE GAS STORAGE ACT 2010 - SECT 181

Direction to recover petroleum

    (1)     If—

        (a)     petroleum is not being recovered in a petroleum production licence area; and

        (b)     the Minister is satisfied that there is recoverable petroleum in that area—

the Minister may, by written notice given to the licensee, direct the licensee to take all necessary and practicable steps to recover that petroleum.

    (2)     If—

        (a)     a direction is in force under subsection (1) in relation to a licensee; and

        (b)     the Minister is not satisfied with the steps taken or being taken by the licensee

the Minister may, by written notice given to the licensee, direct the licensee to take such steps as the Minister thinks necessary and practicable for, or in relation to, the recovery of petroleum in the licence area.



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