Joint Authority Protocol

The ‘Operating Protocols for Offshore Petroleum Joint Authorities and supporting institutions’ (Joint Authority Protocol) provides a high level framework and clarifies the roles and functions of the Joint Authority, the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA), the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environment Management Authority (NOPSEMA) and other stakeholders.

The timeframes contained in the Joint Authority Protocol are intended to provide guidance to applicants and titleholders to assist with planning. These timeframes have not been prescribed for the purposes of section 286B of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

For any questions regarding the protocol please contact, titles@nopta.gov.au.

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