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.

Christmas shutdown period

NOPTA would like to advise that their offices in both Perth and Melbourne will be closed for the holiday period from 4pm Wednesday 24 December 2014 to Thursday 1 January 2015. The offices will reopen on Friday 2 January 2015. For any urgent matters during this time please contact Graeme Waters on 0456 781 336.

What's new at NOPTA

12 Dec—Wells and survey activity, open-file offshore metadata

Updated metadata for offshore wells and surveys and details of offshore data made open-file since 1 January 2012 are now available …

11 Nov—Update on the NOPIMS

Under the NOPDCR banner, NOPTA, Geoscience Australia and GSWA have been cooperating on the development of an Australia-wide data discovery and delivery system for offshore wells and survey activities. Known as NOPIMS, the system …