Offshore petroleum and greenhouse gas storage guidelines

These documents have been developed as a general guide only. They are subject to, and do not replace or amend the requirements of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 and associated Regulations, which should be read in conjunction with the guides below.

These guidelines are made available by the Australian Government for information only. Before relying on this material, users should carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the information, and obtain independent legal or other professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

They will be reviewed and updated as required.

Offshore petroleum guidelines

Guideline: Applicant suitability (includes greenhouse gas storage titles)

Guideline: Offshore petroleum exploration – Work–bid

Offshore petroleum: Declaration of location

Guideline: Retention leases

Guideline: Transfers, dealings, change in control, and other titleholder transactions (includes greenhouse gas storage titles)

Offshore Petroleum: Special prospecting authority, access authority and scientific investigation consents

Commonwealth offshore petroleum sample submission standards

Guideline: Offshore petroleum decommissioning

Greenhouse gas storage guidelines

Guideline: Offshore greenhouse gas assessment permits — work–bid (effective 6 December 2021)

Offshore Greenhouse Gas Guideline for Declaration of Identified Greenhouse Gas Storage Formation

Offshore Greenhouse Gas Guideline for Consolidated Work–bid and Cross–boundary Greenhouse Gas Assessment Permits

More information

For further information see Legislative Overview

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