A total of 42 areas are available for work program bidding, comprising:
For more information visit 2020 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release.
Bidding will be open for 9 months and close on Tuesday 1 June 2021.
Information about the acreage release process is available at www.petroleum-acreage.gov.au
Application criteria and submission process for acreage release bids
This closing date will allow for the 2021 acreage release to be announced at the 2021 APPEA Conference and Exhibition in Perth on 14-17 June 2021
Nominations can be made any time here. Any nominations submitted after 27 October 2020 will be considered for inclusion in the 2022 acreage release.