Welcome

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.

What's new at NOPTA

25 May—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 …

18 May—Revised Exploration Guidelines

The new Offshore Petroleum Exploration Guideline commences on 1 June 2015 and will replace a number of current guidelines …

04 May—National Archives Award for Digital Excellence

Among the 22 agencies that were nominated, NOPTA has been awarded the 2015 Winner of the Small Agency category when the National Archives of Australia held its inaugural Awards for Digital Excellence …