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National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator reviews

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Publication Date: 
1 August 2020

The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) is responsible for day-to-day administration of oil, gas and greenhouse gas titles in Commonwealth waters in Australia. NOPTA:

  • assists and advises the Joint Authorities and Commonwealth Minister
  • keeps title registers
  • manages data and information

NOPTA is a statutory position within the department, established under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 . The Act requires reviews of NOPTA activities every 5 years.

2020 NOPTA review

The 2020 review of NOPTA activities is underway See the terms of reference [568KB PDF] [62KB DOCX].

We are managing the process and independent consultant Deloitte will conduct the review. We expect to complete the review within 6 months. The final report with be tabled in both houses of parliament.

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We also review the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)