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Main content area

There are 2 release areas in the Otway Basin, offshore south-eastern Australia.

Regional geology

Maps and shapefiles

Maps show the release areas in bathymetric detail. They also include other permit locations, known petroleum accumulations and wells. Shapefiles show the areas in vector format for geographic information system software.

See the Otway Basin release area map [501KB PDF]

View the high resolution Otway Basin release area map [1.23MB JPG]

Download shapefiles of the 2019 acreage release areas [148KB ZIP]

Block diagrams

Block diagrams show the coordinates of release area boundaries.

See the Otway Basin block diagrams [79KB PDF] [228KB JPG]

Block listings

Block listings provide the graticular block numbers and 1:1,000,000 map sheet references that identify each release area.

See the Otway Basin block listings [20KB DOCX]

See all block listings in the 2019 acreage release areas [45KB DOCX] [873KB PDF]

Marine parks

No areas released in the Otway Basin overlap with marine parks.

How to bid

Work-program bidding closes on 5 March 2020.

Find out how to file your application.

Review the Offshore Petroleum Exploration Guideline: work-bid.

About these files

If you experience any difficulty accessing this information, please email Petroleum.Exploration@industry.gov.au