Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release 2013

Bid submissions

Applications

Applicants should note the following key information with respect to the receipt and assessment of applications:

Australian Government Gazettal Notice
Rounds Areas

2013 Round 1

Notice of Invitation (GN21, 29 May 2013)

2013 Round 2

Notice of Invitation (GN21, 29 May 2013)

Offshore Petroleum Guidelines: http://www.nopta.gov.au/legislation/guidelines.html

Submission of applications

All applications relating to offshore titles are to be received by the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) on behalf of the Joint Authority, accompanied by the Application for Exploration Permit cover forms.

Three (3) bound copies and three (3) searchable electronic copies (on CD or USB) of the application for a single area along with the application cover form, and fee defined below, must be submitted to NOPTA.

The application should then be sealed and clearly marked as "Application for Area" (as appropriate), "Commercial-in-Confidence" and this envelope or package should then be enclosed in a plain covering envelope or package and hand delivered to the address below:

Location Address Date
Perth Office National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator
Level 8, Alluvion House
58 Mounts Bay Road
Perth WA 6000
+61 8 6424 5300
Couriers please report to
level 8 and call the above number from reception.
Round 1:
Bids Closed
Round 2:
Thursday 22 May 2014
4.00 pm (local time)
Melbourne Office National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator
Level 1, 451 Little Bourke St
Melbourne VIC 3000
+61 3 8199 0300
Couriers please report to level one.
Round 1:
Bids Closed
Round 2:
Thursday 22 May 2014
4.00 pm (local time)

**Please call one of the above phone numbers to make an appointment to hand deliver an application (if the application is not being submitted by courier). Alternatively, email: titles@nopta.gov.au.

Applications must be accompanied by a fee payable to the "Department of Industry" through an Australian bank or bank cheque. From 9 November 2013, NOPTA's new cost recovery impact statement came infor force. Please refer to NOPTA's Cost recovery and fees for the updated schedule of fees.

More information

For more information or assistance relating to the lodgment of applications, please contact NOPTA:

  • Telephone Perth office: +61 8 6424 5300
  • Telephone Melbourne office: +61 3 8199 0300
  • Email: titles@nopta.gov.au