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Publication Date: 
January 2021

Australian Petroleum News is an occasional newsletter we produce about offshore oil and gas matters in Australian waters.

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2021

  • Australian Petroleum News 2021 Edition 1
    • 2021 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release consultation opens
    • Beetaloo Strategic Basin Plan to unlock gas, jobs and development
    • Reminder: Temporary flexibility measures for offshore explorers concluding soon
    • Closing Friday - comments on decommissioning framework

2020

  •  Australian Petroleum News 2020 Edition 16
    • Temporary flexibility measures for offshore explorers concluding soon
    • December 2020 Resources and Energy Quarterly
    • NOPTA stakeholder notice: credit and debit card surcharges
    • NOPSEMA updates
    • Reminder - Decommissioning framework open for comment
  • Australian Petroleum News 2020 Edition 15
    • Decommissioning offshore oil and gas infrastructure
  • Australian Petroleum News November 2020 edition 14
    • 2021 Offshore acreage release update
    • NEATS industry portal upgrades
    • NEATS website redevelopment
    • Open for comment - NOPSEMA's draft ageing assets and life extension guidance
    • NOPTA 2019-20 Annual Report out now
  • Australian Petroleum News October 2020 edition 13
    • Nominations closing for 2021 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release
    • Have your say on options for a prospective national gas reservation scheme
    • Nation Manufacturing Priorities: road map consultation 
  • Australian Petroleum News October 2020 edition 12
    • 2021 acreage release nominations closing next week
  • Australian Petroleum News October 2020 edition 11
    • 2021 Acreage Release nominations close this month
    • Only two weeks left to comment on the Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Review Draft Policy Framework
    • Offshore oil pollution incidents policy
    • Draft decision making guidelines
    • Examples of better practice
  • Australian Petroleum News August 2020 edition 10
    • Launching the 2020 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release
    • 2020 Acreage Release consultation responses published
    • Key dates – 2021 Acreage Release
  • Australian Petroleum News August 2020 edition 9
    • 2020 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release: launch webinar reminder
    • Business Research Innovation Initiative 2020 project
    • Public Consultation – Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Review
  • Australian Petroleum News August 2020 edition 8
    • 2020 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release launch webinar - register now
    • Public Consultation - Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Review
    • Geoscientific data reviews
  • Australian Petroleum News July 2020 edition 7
    • 2020 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release launch event: save the date
    • 2021 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release: key dates
    • 2019 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release: bidding update
    • 2018 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release: permit awards in review
  • Australian Petroleum News May 2020 edition 6
    • 2020 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release: have your say
    • Regulatory approaches to reduce the COVID-19 threat
    • 2020 NOPSEMA and NOPTA reviews: approach to market
  • Australian Petroleum News April 2020 edition 5
    • COVID-19: second resource Minister’s roundtable, flexibility for offshore explorers and NOPTA’s stakeholder notice updated
    • Legislated five-yearly review of NOPTA and NOPSEMA live on AusTender
    • NOPSEMA issues safety alert to operators
    • NEATS improvement project
    • Amendments to the offshore petroleum and greenhouse gas storage regime
  • Australian Petroleum News March 2020 edition 4
    • Australia’s resources export earnings at record high
    • Australia’s National Resources Statement update
    • Bidding round closes for 2019 acreage release
    • NEATS industry portal
    • NOPSEMA updates
  • Australian Petroleum News February 2020 edition 3
    • Keith Pitt MP appointed Minister for Resources
    • Nominations open for 2021 Acreage Release
    • 2020 Acreage Release areas public consultation
    • Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism review
    • Decommissioning review update
    • Follow us on Twitter in 2020
  • Australian Petroleum News January 2020 edition 2
    • 2020 Acreage Release nominations close next week
    • Register for Offshore Energy Framework information sessions
    • New office to help grow critical minerals industry  
    • NOPSEMA electric arc flash management bulletin
  • Australian Petroleum New January 2020 edition 1
    • Developing an Offshore Energy Framework- have your say
    • 2020 Acreage Release nominations close this month
    • Recap of the last edition

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