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The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) is responsible for the day-to-day administration of petroleum and greenhouse gas titles in Commonwealth waters in Australia. NOPTA is the first point of contact for matters relating to offshore titles administration. For more information see our About NOPTA webpage.

What's new at NOPTA

27 Sep—Guideline Consultation: Short term petroleum titles (SPA/AA)

Consutlation on the updated ‘Special Prospecting Authorities, Access Authorities (AA) & Scientific Investigation Consents (SIC): A guideline in relation to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006’ is now open …

21 Sep—NOPTA Dashboard Report—August

The August edition of the NOPTA Dashboard Report is now available …

06 Sep—NOPTA Annual report of activities 2015–16

NOPTA has published its Annual Report of Activities for 2015–16. This provides key stakeholders with comprehensive details specific to NOPTA’s activities, consistent with feedback received from stakeholders. The report will complement the statutory Annual Report of the Department, which will be tabled in parliament in October 2016 …

04 Aug—NOPTA Stakeholder survey report—2016

As part of NOPTA's ongoing performance reporting, including obligations under the Regulator Performance Framework, we have conducted our annual stakeholder survey for 2016. The full report is now available …