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Upstream Petroleum Resources Working Group

The Upstream Petroleum Resources Working Group (UPR) progresses the Energy Ministers' upstream oil and gas reform agenda. ‘Upstream’ comprises petroleum exploration, development and production activities.

UPR members are Australian, state and territory government regulators and officials. Our department provides secretariat support for the UPR.

The UPR provides policy and regulatory advice on:

  • offshore and onshore upstream petroleum
  • underground gas storage
  • offshore mineral resources
  • geothermal energy


The UPR:

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View the Former COAG Energy Council roles and responsibilities in the Terms of Reference.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021

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