The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) was established on 1 January 2012, and is a function provided by the Department of Industry.

NOPTA administers titles, undertakes data and resource management, and provides technical advice to the Joint Authority.

NOPTA's offices are in Perth and Melbourne.

What's new at NOPTA

28 Feb—Spatial data: Australian offshore petroleum tenements

NOPTA has produced a series of maps showing the petroleum activities for the offshore area of Australia. The map series contains 20 maps (A3 pages) over the areas of petroleum activity …

29 Jan—New fact sheet: Eligible voluntary action

Part 9.6A of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 (OPGGSA) sets out the requirements of eligible voluntary action. An 'eligible voluntary action' is defined under section 775A of the OPGGSA …

29 Jan—New fact sheet: Renewal of exploration permits

Exploration permittees are required to observe the halving rules when preparing an application to renew the exploration permit. The fact sheet is aimed to assist permittees in understanding the requirements under the OPGGSA …