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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

14 Jan—Review of cost recovery arrangements

NOPTA has released an internal review of its cost recovery arrangements for consultation until 29 February 2016 …

14 Dec—Final ATAR model templates

NOPTA has concluded its industry consultation on the design and implementation of voluntary ATAR model templates for Exploration Permits, Retention Leases and Production Licences. These are now available for use, please also refer to supporting material for further information …

14 Dec—Updated application forms

NOPTA has recently reviewed its suite of application forms relating to offshore petroleum titles. Companies should ensure they are using the most up-to-date forms by accessing them directly from this website …