This page belongs to: 2020 offshore petroleum exploration acreage release

Gippsland Basin

There are 2 release areas in the Gippsland Basin, offshore south-eastern Australia. These are both in eastern Gippsland.

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 Gippsland Basin release area map [744KB PDF]

View the high resolution Gippsland Basin release area map [2.49MB PNG]

Download shapefiles of all acreage release areas [148KB ZIP]

Block diagrams

Block diagrams show the coordinates of release area boundaries.

See the Gippsland Basin block diagrams [82KB PDF] [217KB JPG]

Block listings

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

See the Gippsland Basin block listings [415KB PDF] [30KB DOCX]

Marine parks

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

How to bid

Work-program bidding closes on Tuesday 1 June 2021.

Find out how to file your application.

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