This page belongs to: 2019 offshore petroleum exploration acreage release

Otway Basin

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.