The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) is responsible for the day-to-day administration of petroleum and greenhouse gas titles in Commonwealth waters in Australia. NOPTA is the first point of contact for matters relating to offshore titles administration. For more information see our About NOPTA webpage.

Important notice to stakeholders

Due to technical difficulties experienced by NOPTA on 26 July, it is likely that NOPTA has not received a number of emails, including applications submitted electronically.

Although the issue has been rectified, if you sent an email (including applications submitted electronically) on this day, NOPTA kindly asks our stakeholders to either resend the information or contact the Titles Hotline for confirmation and/or advice. NOPTA apologies for any inconvenience.

What's new at NOPTA

01 Jul—Commencement of updated fees and levies

The updated fees and levies for NOPTA commence on 1 July 2016. The schedule of fees lists the applications that attract a standard fee of $7,500, and the rates and method for calculating the annual titles administration levy. The application fees apply to any application made on or after 1 July. The new levy amounts apply to titles where the levy is imposed (anniversary date) after 1 July …

06 Jun—Updated wells, surveys and open file metadata

Updated metadata for wells and surveys completed since 1 January 2012 are now available. Details on all authorised open file releases since that date are also available …