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Published Date 31 Jul 2019

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR WORK PROGRAM PETROLEUM EXPLORATION PERMIT APPLICATION

 

 

I, JOANNE JENNIFER BELL, the Delegate of the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA), on behalf of the Commonwealth-Western Australia Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority, the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority, the Commonwealth-Northern Territory Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority and the Commonwealth-Victoria Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority (the Joint Authorities), pursuant to section 104 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 (the Act), hereby invite applications for the grant of work-bid petroleum exploration permits in respect of the blocks and within the areas described below.

 

Applications must be received, in the manner prescribed below, by Thursday 4:00 pm local time at the place of submission on 5 March 2020.

 

Graticular Block ListingS

 

Release Area AC19-1

Vulcan Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Map Sheet SC51

3085

3086

3158

Assessed to contain three (3) full blocks

 

Release Area AC19-2

Vulcan Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Map Sheet SC51

3231

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 


 

Release Area AC19-3

Vulcan Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Map Sheet SC51

3301

3302

3373

3374

3375

3376

3444

3445

3446

3447

3448

 

Map Sheet SD51 (Brunswick Bay)

0060

0061

0062

0063

0064 (Part)

0135

Assessed to contain 17 blocks (includes 16 full blocks and one (1) part block).

 

Release Area AC19-4

Vulcan Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Map Sheet SC51

3294

3295

3296

3365

3366

3367

3437

3438

 

Map Sheet SD51 (Brunswick Bay)

0053

0054

Assessed to contain 10 full blocks

 

Release Area AC19-5

Vulcan Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Map Sheet SD51 (Brunswick Bay)

0127

0128

Assessed to contain two (2) full blocks

 

Release Area AC19-6

Vulcan Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Map Sheet SD51 (Brunswick Bay)

0415

0487

Assessed to contain two (2) full blocks

 

Release Area AC19-7

Vulcan Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Map Sheet SD51 (Brunswick Bay)

0489

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area AC19-8

Vulcan Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Map Sheet SD51 (Brunswick Bay)

0560

0632

Assessed to contain two (2) full blocks

 

Release Area AC19-10

Caswell Sub-basin, Browse Basin, Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Map Sheet SD51 (Brunswick Bay)

0611

0612

0682

0683

0684

0752

0753

0754

0755

0756

0822

0823

0824

0825

0826

0827

0828

0829

0892 (Part)

0893

0894

0895

0896

0897

0898

0899

0900

0901

0902

0964 (Part)

0965 (Part)

0966 (Part)

0967

0968

0969

0970

0971

0972

0973

1038 (Part)

1039 (Part)

1040

1041

1042

1043

1044

1045

1046

1111 (Part)

1112 (Part)

1113 (Part)

1114 (Part)

1115 (Part)

1116 (Part)

1118 (Part)

 

Assessed to contain 55 blocks (includes 42 full blocks and 13 part blocks)

 


 

Release Area NT19-1

Petrel Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Northern Territory

Map Sheet SD52 (Darwin)

0607

0608

0609

0610

0611

0612

0613

0614

0680

0681

0682

0683

0684

0685

0686

0753

0754

0755

0756

0757

0758

0825

0826

0827

0828

0829

0830

0894 (Part)

0895

0896

0897

0898

0899

0900

0901

0902

0966 (Part)

0967

0968

0969

0970

0971

0972

0973

0974

1038 (Part)

1039

1040

1041

1042

1043

1044

1045

1046

1110 (Part)

1111

1112

1113

1114

1115

1116

1117

1118

1182 (Part)

1183

1184

1185

1186

1187

1188

1189

1190

1254 (Part)

1255

1256

1257

1258

1259

1260

1261

1262

 

Assessed to contain 81 blocks (includes 75 full blocks and six (6) part blocks)

 

Release Area NT19-2

Petrel Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Northern Territory

Map Sheet SD52 (Darwin)

1834 (Part)

1835

1836

1837

1838

1839

1840

1841 (Part)

1842 (Part)

1906 (Part)

1907 (Part)

1908

1909

1910

1911

1912

1913 (Part)

1979 (Part)

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984 (Part)

1985 (Part)

2051 (Part)

2052 (Part)

2053

2054

2055

2056 (Part)

2124 (Part)

2125

2126

2127 (Part)

2128 (Part)

2196 (Part)

2197 (Part)

2198

2199 (Part)

2269 (Part)

2270 (Part)

2271 (Part)

2341 (Part)

2342 (Part)

 

Assessed to contain 44 blocks (includes 21 full blocks and 23 part blocks)

 

Release Area V19-1

Otway Basin, Victoria

Map Sheet SJ54 (Hamilton)

2068 (Part)

2069 (Part)

2140 (Part)

2141 (Part)

Assessed to contain four (4) part blocks

 

Release Area V19-2

Otway Basin, Victoria

Map Sheet SJ54 (Hamilton)

2509

2510

2511

2580

2581

2582

2583

2584

2652

2653

2654

2655

2656

2725

2726

2727

2728

2795 (Part)

2796 (Part)

2797 (Part)

2798 (Part)

2799 (Part)

2780 (Part)

 

Assessed to contain 23 blocks (includes 17 full blocks and six (6) part blocks)

 

Release Area V19-3

Western Gippsland Basin, Victoria

Map Sheet SJ55 (Melbourne)

1985 (Part)

2055 (Part)

2056 (Part)

2057 (Part)

2058

2127 (Part)

2128

2199

2271

2272

2273

 

Assessed to contain 11 blocks (includes six (6) full blocks and five (5) part blocks)

 

Release Area V19-4

Western Gippsland Basin, Victoria

Map Sheet SJ55 (Melbourne)

1773 (Part)

1774 (Part)

1775

1776

1777

Assessed to contain five (5) blocks (includes three (3) full blocks and two (2) part blocks)

 

Release Area V19-5

Eastern Gippsland Basin, Victoria

Map Sheet SJ55 (Melbourne)

1784

1785

1786

1787

1856

1857

1858

1859

1929

1930

 

Assessed to contain 10 full blocks

 

Release Area V19-6

Eastern Gippsland Basin, Victoria

Map Sheet SJ55 (Melbourne)

2078

2079

2147

2148

2149

2150

2151

2218

2219

2220

2221

2222

2223

 

Assessed to contain 13 full blocks

 

Release Area V19-7

Eastern Gippsland Basin, Victoria

Map Sheet SJ55 (Melbourne)

2290

2291

2292

2293

2294

2362

2363

2364

2365

2366

2434

2435

2436

2437

2438

2506

2507

2508

2509

2510

 

Assessed to contain 20 full blocks

 


 

Release Area W19-1

Petrel Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SD52 (Darwin)

0599

0600

0601

0602

0603

0671

0672

0673

0674

0675

0743

0744

0745

0746

0747

0815

0816

0817

0818

0819

0820

0821

0887

0888

0889

0890

0891

0892

0893

0894 (Part)

0959

0960

0961

0962

0963

0964

0965

0966 (Part)

1035

1036

1037

1038 (Part)

1107

1108

1109

1110 (Part)

 

Assessed to contain 46 blocks (includes 42 full blocks and four (4) part blocks)

 

Release Area W19-2

Petrel Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SD52 (Darwin)

1323

1324

1325

1395

1396

1397

1468

1469

1470

1471 (Part)

1542

1543 (Part)

Assessed to contain 12 blocks (includes 10 full blocks and two (2) part blocks)

 


 

Release Area W19-3

Petrel Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SD52 (Darwin)

1603

1604

1605

1606

1607

1608

1609

1610

1611

1612

1613

1676

1677

1678

1679

1680

1681

1682

1683

1684

1685

1749

1750

1751

1752

1753

1754

1755

1756

1757

1822

1823

1824

1825

1826

1827

1828

1895

1896

1897

1898

1899

1900

1901

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

1973

2041

2042

2043

2044

2045

2046

 

Assessed to contain 56 full blocks

 

Release Area W19-4

Petrel Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SD52 (Darwin)

1832

1833

1834 (Part)

1904

1905

1906 (Part)

1907 (Part)

1978

1979 (Part)

2049

2050

2051 (Part)

2052 (Part)

2122

2123

2124 (Part)

2195

2196 (Part)

2197 (Part)

2269 (Part)

2341 (Part)

 

Assessed to contain 21 blocks (includes 10 full blocks and 11 part blocks)

 


 

Release Area W19-5

Londonderry High, Bonaparte Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SD51 (Brunswick Bay)

0064 (Part)

0065 (Part)

0066

0067

0068

0069

0070

0071

0072

0136 (Part)

0137

0138

0139

0140

0141

0142

0143

0144

0207 (Part)

0208 (Part)

0209

0210

0211

0212

0213

0214

0215

0216

0279 (Part)

0280

0281

0282

0283

0284

0285

0286

0287

0288

0350 (Part)

0351 (Part)

0352

0353

0354

0355

0356

0357

0358

0359

0360

0422 (Part)

0423

0424

0425

0426

0427

0428

0429

0430

0431

0432

0493 (Part)

0494 (Part)

0495

0496

0497

0498

0499

0500

0501

0502

0503

0504

0564 (Part)

0565 (Part)

0566

0567

0568

0569

0570

0571

0572

0573

0574

0575

0576

0636 (Part)

0637

0638

0639

0640

0641

0642

0643

0644

0645

0646

0647

0648

0707 (Part)

0708 (Part)

0709

0710

0711

0712

0713

0714

0715

0716

0717

0718

0719

0720

0778 (Part)

0779 (Part)

0780

0781

0782

0783

0784

0785

0786

0787

0788

0789

0790

0791

0792

0850 (Part)

0851

0852

0853

0854

0855

0856

0857

0858

0859

0860

0861

0862

0863

0864

0921 (Part)

0922 (Part)

0923

0924

0925

0926

0927

0928

0929

0930

0931

0932

0933

0934

0935

0936

0992 (Part)

0993 (Part)

0994

0995

0996

0997

0998

0999

1000

1001

1002

1003

1004

1005

1006

1007

1008

1063 (Part)

1064 (Part)

1065

1066

1067

1068

1069

1070

1071

1072

1073

1074

1075

1076

1077

1078

1079

1080

 

Map Sheet SD52 (Darwin)

0649

0650

0651

0721

0722

0723

0793

0794

0795

0796

0797

0798

0865

0866

0867

0868

0869

0870

0937

0938

0939

0940

0941

0942

1009

1010

1011

1012

1013

1014

Assessed to contain 223 blocks (includes 198 full blocks and 25 part blocks)

 


 

Release Area W19-6

Yampi Shelf, Browse Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SD51 (Brunswick Bay)

1135 (Part)

1136

1137

1138

1139

1140

1141

1142

1143

1144

1145

1207

1208

1209

1210

1211

1212

1213

1214

1215

1216

 1279

1280

1281

1282

1283

1284

1285

1286

1287

1351

1352

1353

1354

1355

1356

1357

1358

1420

1421

1425

1426

1427

1428

1429

1492

1493

1496

1497

1498

1499

1500

1564

1565

1567

1568

1569

1570

1571

1636

1637

1638

1639

1640

1641

1642

1711

1712

1713

 

Assessed to contain 69 blocks (includes 68 full blocks and one (1) part block)

 

Release Area W19-7

Caswell Sub-basin, Browse Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SD51 (Brunswick Bay)

0965 (Part)

0966 (Part)

1037

1109

1112 (Part)

1113 (Part)

1114 (Part)

1115 (Part)

1116 (Part)

1117 (Part)

1118 (Part)

1119 (Part)

1120 (Part)

1181

1182

1183

1184

1185 (Part)

1186

1187

1188

1189

1190

1191

1192

1253

1254

1258

1259

1260

1261

1262

1263

1264

1331

1332

1333

1334

1335

1336

1404

1405

1406

1477

 

Assessed to contain 44 blocks (includes 32 full blocks and 12 part blocks)

 

Release Area W19-8

North-eastern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

1189

1190

1191

1192

1193

1194

1195

1196

1197

1198

1199

1200

1201

1202

1261

1262

1263

1264

1265

1266

1267

1268

1269

1270

1271

1272

1273

1274

1333

1334

1335

1336

1337

1338

1339

1340

1341

1342

1343

1344

1345

1346

1405

1406

1407

1408

1409

1410

1411

1412

1413

1414

1415

1416

1417

1418

1477

1478

1479

1480

1481

1482

1483

1484

1485

1486

1487

1488

1489

1490

1549

1550

1551

1552

1553

1554

1555

1556

1557

1558

1559

1560

1561

1562

Assessed to contain 84 full blocks

 


 

Release Area W19-9

Lambert Shelf, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

2706

2707

2708

2709

2710

2711

2778

2779

2780

2781

2782

2783

2852

2853

2854

2855

2924

2925

2926

2927

2994

2995

2996

2997

2998

2999

3000

3001

3002

3061

3062

3063

3064

3065

3066

3067

3068

3069

3070

3071

3072

3073

3074

3132

3133

3134

3135

3136

3137

3138

3139

3140

3141

3142

3143

3144

3145

3146

3203

3204

3205

3206

3207

3208

3209

3210

3211

3212

3213

3214

3215

3216

3217

3218

3275

3276

3277

3278

3279

3280

3281

3282

3283

3284

3285

3286

3287

3288

3289

3290

Assessed to contain 90 full blocks

 


 

Release Area W19-10

Eastern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

2121

2122

2193

2194

2262

2263

2264

2265

2266

2267

2268

2334

2335

2336

2337

2338

2339

2340

2406

2407

2408

2409

2410

2411

2412

2479

2480

2481

2482

2483

2484

2551

2552

2553

2554

2555

2556

2623

2624

2625

2626

 2627

2695

2696

2697

2698

2699

2767

Assessed to contain 48 full blocks

 

Release Area W19-11

Eastern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

2261

2330

2331

2332

2333

2401

2402

2403

2472

2473

2475

2544

Assessed to contain 12 full blocks

 

Release Area W19-12

Eastern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

2548

2549

2621

2622

2692

2693

2694

2764

2765

2766

2836

2838

2910

 

Assessed to contain 13 full blocks

 


 

Release Area W19-13

Eastern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

2914

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-14

Eastern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

2834

2905

2906

2907

Assessed to contain four (4) full blocks

 

Release Area W19-15

Dampier Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

3197

3198

3265

3266

3267

3268

3269

3270

3337

3338

3339

3411

Map Sheet SF50 [Hamersley Range]

0027

0099

Assessed to contain 14 full blocks

 

Release Area W19-16

Dampier Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF50 (Hamersley Range)

0025

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 


 

Release Area W19-17

Dampier Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

3335

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-18

Dampier Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

3404

3405

3406

Map Sheet SF50 (Hamersley Range)

0019

0020

0021

Assessed to contain six (6) full blocks

 

Release Area W19-19

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

2753

2824

2825

2896

2897

2968

2969

2970

2971

3040

3041

3042

3043

3112

3113

3114

3115

3186

3187

3188

3258

3259

3330

3331

Assessed to contain 24 full blocks

 

Release Area W19-20

Barrow Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF50 (Hamersley Range)

0090

0160

0161

0162

0163

0230

0231

0232

0233

0234 (Part)

0235 (Part)

0305

0306 (Part)

 

Assessed to contain 13 blocks (includes 10 full blocks and three (3) part blocks)

Release Area W19-21

Barrow Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF50 (Hamersley Range)

0517

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-22

Barrow Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF50 (Hamersley Range)

0659

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-23

Barrow Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF50 (Hamersley Range)

0800

0801

0802

0872

0873

0874

0946

1018

1019

1020 (Part)

 

Assessed to contain 10 blocks (includes nine (9) full blocks and one (1) part block)

 

Release Area W19-24

Barrow Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF50 (Hamersley Range)

0583

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 


 

Release Area W19-25

Exmouth Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF49 (Cloates)

0862

0863

0864

0934

0935

0936

1008

 

Map Sheet SF50 (Hamersley Range)

0793

0794

0796

0865

0866

0867

0868

0869

0937

0938

0940

0941

0942

1010

1012

1013

 

Assessed to contain 23 full blocks

 

Release Area W19-26

Exmouth Sub-basin, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF49 (Cloates)

1359

1360

1361

1362

1363

1431

1432

1434

1435

1436

1503

1504

1505

1506

1508

1509

1575

1576

1577

1578

1580

1646

1647

1648

Assessed to contain 24 full blocks

 


 

Release Area W19-27

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

1786

1787

1788

1789

1790

1791

1792

1793

1794

1795

1796

1797

1798

1799

1800

1858

1859

1860

1861

1862

1863

1864

1865

1866

1867

1868

1869

1870

1871

1872

1930

1931

1932

1933

1934

1935

1936

1937

1938

1939

1940

1941

1942

1943

1944

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2074

2075

2076

2077

2078

2079

2080

2081

2082

2083

2084

2085

2086

2087

2088

2146

2147

2148

2149

2150

2151

2152

2153

2154

2155

2156

2157

2158

2159

2160

2225

2226

 2227

2228

2229

2230

2231

2299

2300

2301

2371

2372

2373

2443

2444

2445

2516

2517

2588

2589

 

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

1729

1730

1731

1801

1802

1803

1873

1874

1875

1945

1946

1947

2017

2018

2019

2089

2090

2091

Assessed to contain 128 full blocks


 

Release Area W19-28

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

2210

2211

2212

2213

2214

2215

2216

2217

2218

2219

2220

2221

2282

2283

2284

2285

2286

2287

2288

2289

2290

2291

2292

2293

2354

2355

2356

2357

2358

2359

2360

2361

2362

2363

2364

2365

2426

2427

2428

2429

2430

2431

2432

2433

2434

2435

2436

2437

2498

2499

2500

2501

2502

2503

2504

2505

2506

2507

2508

2509

2570

2571

2572

2573

2574

2575

2576

2577

2578

2579

2580

2642

2643

2644

2645

2646

2647

2648

2649

2650

2651

2652

2714

2715

2716

2717

2718

2719

2720

2721

2722

2723

2724

2786

2787

2788

2789

2790

2791

2792

2793

2794

2795

2858

2859

2860

2861

2862

2863

2864

2865

2930

2931

2932

2933

2934

2935

2936

2937

3002

3003

3004

3005

3006

3007

3008

3074

3075

3076

3077

3078

3079

3080

3146

3147

3148

3149

3150

3151

3152

3218

3219

3220

3221

3222

3223

3224

3225

3295

3296

Assessed to contain 150 full blocks

Release Area W19-29

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

2523

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-30

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

2666

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-31

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

2663

2735

2807

2879

Assessed to contain four (4) full blocks

 

Release Area W19-32

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

2947

2948

2949

3018

3019

3020

3021

3022

3090

3092

3094

3166

3238

 

Assessed to contain 13 full blocks

 


 

Release Area W19-33

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

3025

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-34

Central Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE50 (Rowley Shoals)

3169

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-35

Central Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

3234

3235

3236

Assessed to contain three (3) full blocks

 

Release Area W19-36

Central Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

3311

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-37

Central Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

3382

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-38

Central Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF49 (Cloates)

0215

0216

0360

Map Sheet SF50 (Hamersley Range)

0001

0073

0145

0217

0289

Assessed to contain eight (8) full blocks

 

Release Area W19-39

Central Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF49 (Cloates)

0210

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-40

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

2872

2944

Assessed to contain two (2) full blocks

 

Release Area W19-41

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

3015

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 


 

Release Area W19-42

Northern Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

2940

3011

3012

3084

3516

Assessed to contain five (5) full blocks

 

Release Area W19-43

Central Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

3227

3229

3368

3369

3370

3371

3372

3440

3441

3442

3443

3444

Map Sheet SF49 (Cloates)

0055

0056

0057

0058

0061

0127

0128

0129

0130

0132

0133

0134

0199

0200

0201

0202

0203

0204

0205

0269

0270

0271

0272

0273

0274

0275

0276

0277

0341

0342

0343

0344

0345

0346

0347

0348

0349

0415

0416

0417

0418

0419

0487

0488

0489

0490

0491

0559

0560

0561

0562

0563

0564

0631

0632

0633

0634

0635

0636

0703

0704

0705

0706

0707

0708

0775

0776

0777

0778

0779

0780

 

Assessed to contain 83 full blocks

 


 

Release Area W19-44

Central Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

3436

Map Sheet SF49 (Cloates)

0052

0053

Assessed to contain three (3) full blocks

 

Release Area W19-45

Central Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SE49

3434

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

Release Area W19-46

Central Exmouth Plateau, Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia

Map Sheet SF49 (Cloates)

0195

Assessed to contain one (1) full block

 

APPLICATIONS

In accordance with subsection 104(3) of the Act, applications must be accompanied by details of:

a.      the applicant’s proposals for work and expenditure in relation to the block or blocks specified in the application;

b.     the technical qualifications of the applicant and of the applicant’s employees;

c.      the technical advice available to the applicant; and

d.     the financial resources available to the applicant.

 

For further details of the expectations of the Joint Authorities in relation to the content of applications, please refer to the Offshore Petroleum Exploration Guideline: work-bid (for applications submitted on or after 1 July 2019) available at https://www.nopta.gov.au/guidelines-and-factsheets/offshore-petroleum-guidelines.html.

 

FEE

An application must be accompanied by the appropriate application fee and evidence of payment.  The amount of the fee is prescribed in schedule 6 of the RMA regulations[1]. Details on how to pay the prescribed fee are on NOPTA’s website.

If paying by cheque, please write the full company name and Australian Business Number of each applicant and work-bid release area number on the back of the bank cheque. Cheques should be made payable to ‘NOPTA – Commonwealth of Australia’.

If paying by electronic funds transfer, please make payment to the following account:

 

Bank Name

Reserve Bank of Australia

Account Name

Industry Official Administered Receipts Account (RET) Resources

BSB

092-009

Account Number

119585

Swift Code

RSBKAU2S

 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

The application must be on the prescribed application form and signed by all applicants.  The application form is available for download from the NOPTA’s website at http://www.nopta.gov.au/forms/forms.html.

One bound paper copy and one electronic copy in text search format (on CD or USB) of the application, together with evidence of payment of the application fee, must be submitted to the NOPTA in the following manner:

·         the application should be sealed and clearly marked as “Application for Area [Release Area Number as appropriate ]  Commercial-in-Confidence” and

·         this envelope or package should then be enclosed in a plain covering envelope or package and delivered by hand (couriers accepted) to the below address:

To submit an application please make an appointment with the NOPTA by emailing titles@nopta.gov.au or phoning 08 6424 5317. 

 

Please check the NOPTA website prior to submitting an application for further updates on submissions.

 

Location

Address

Date

Perth Office

National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator

Level 8, Alluvion Building

58 Mounts Bay Road
Perth WA 6000

+61 8 6424 5317

Thursday
5 March 2020

4.00 pm (WST)

 

Melbourne Office

National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator

Level 25, 140 William St
Melbourne VIC 3000

+61 3 8199 0300

Thursday
5 March 2020

4.00 pm (AEDT)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



[1] Please note that application fees are subject to change. Applicants should refer to the application fee stated in Schedule 6, Part 1 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 or confirm with NOPTA prior to submitting an application (https://www.nopta.gov.au/_documents/schedule-of-fees.pdf)