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Borehole logging

Borehole logging Possession Licence

Apply for a licence to possess a radiation source for borehole logging. You can apply for this licence as corporation or an individual.

Borehole logging Approval to Acquire

Apply for an approval to acquire a borehole logging source. You will approval every time you seek to purchase or otherwise obtain a radiation source.

Borehole logging Use Licence

Apply for a licence to use a radiation source for borehole logging. You will need this licence before you can perform the borehole logging purpose.

Last updated: 4 December 2020

Setting up your radiation business

New radiation businesses will need to follow a process to set-up their radiation sources and premises:

  1. Possession Licence—have overall ownership and control of radiation source
  2. Approval to Acquire—purchase or otherwise obtain a radiation source
  3. Use Licence—perform a borehole logging purpose

Borehole logging business purposes include:

  • borehole logging of oil and gas wells
  • borehole logging of mineral deposits.

You may also need to relocate or dispose of radiation sources or transport a radioactive substance.