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  • 27 August 2015

    Pilot Energy has been granted by the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) a Transitional Work Program Variation for the offshore exploration permit WA-503-P, north of Dampier, Australia. Under the original permit conditions, the company had until May 12, 2015, to complete the 3D seismic program, prior to the assignment of Pilot Energy’s permit interest. […]

  • 14 November 2013

    3D Oil Limited has informed that the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) has offered the VIC/P57 Joint Venture (JV) a Production  licence over the West Seahorse (WSH) oil field in the offshore Gippsland Basin in Australia. NOPTA has also approved the Field Development Plan (FDP) for WSH.     “The Production Licence offer adds significant certainty to […]

  • 23 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Two new bodies will begin work on 1 January 2012 in Australia, bringing greater consistency and efficiency to offshore petroleum regulation in Commonwealth waters – and potentially billions of dollars of benefits for the economy according to a press release on the Australian Governments’ website. The creation of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental […]

  • 14 April 2016

    Australian oil and gas company, Cue Energy Resources, has received an approval for suspension of the work program commitment for its permit in the Carnarvon Basin off Australia, and an extension of the permit term.  The company was notified by the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) of the approval of its application for a suspension of the […]

  • 3 October 2016

    A pair of Australian oil and gas exploration companies are looking to abandon their joint interest in a license located in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Australia.  On Monday, Bass Strait Oil Company Limited informed it made plans, together with Oil Basins Limited, to apply to the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Authority (NOPTA) for the surrender of their […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Pilot Energy announces that the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) has granted a Transitional Work Program Variation pertaining to the Company’s exploration permit WA-503-P offshore Australia. Under the original permit conditions, the 3D seismic commitment associated with the permit was required to be completed before 12 May 2015, i.e. prior to assignment of Pilot Energy’s permit interest. The […]

  • 30 October 2015

    Bass Strait Oil Company Limited has been given more time by the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) to mature the prospect before drilling its operated Vic/P41 permit, located in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Australia.  The work program has been varied to delay the required drilling of an exploration well by one year, to November 28, […]

  • 9 August 2018

    Cue Energy has received a one-year extension and suspension for future work on the WA-359-P permit offshore Australia.

  • 4 September 2018
    Project & Tenders

    NOPTA has granted Melbana the approval to suspend the deadline for completion of the current WA-488-P permit year work obligations by 15 months.

  • 9 December 2015

    MEO Australia Limited, an independent oil and gas company, has been given an approval to change its work program and defer an exploration well for the Beehive prospect, offshore Australia.  According to this new plan, MEO will drill the exploration well on the Beehive in 2017 although it was previously planned for 2015. The company has been […]

  • 17 August 2018

    The Australian government will make a review into the commercial value of south-east Australian offshore petroleum titles in order develop offshore reserves “as soon as possible,” warning that some companies might lose retention leases if inactive.

  • 6 February 2013

    Australia’s National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) has approved and registered the interests of Apache and JX Nippon in the WA-435-P and WA-437-P exploration permits following the farm out by Carnarvon and Finder Exploration Pty Ltd as disclosed to the market on 18 October 2012. Under the agreement, Carnarvon will assign 20% of its interest […]

  • 19 December 2018

    Pilot Energy will not be proceeding with the sale of its beneficial interest in offshore exploration permit WA-503 P offshore Australia to Black Swan Resources. 

  • 15 April 2016

    Australian oil and gas exploration and production company, Beach Energy, has decided to abandon the BMG project, offshore Australia.  Beach Energy said on Friday that, together with Cooper Energy, the company has accepted an offer from the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) to convert the Basker, Manta and Gummy gas field permits VIC/L 26, […]

  • 29 July 2019

    Australia’s National Offshore Petroleum Title Administrator has awarded 3D Oil Limited the VIC/P74 permit in the offshore Gippsland Basin. 

  • 22 April 2014

    MEO Australia said it has been advised by the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) that the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority has approved applications for work program variations for Exploration Permits AC/P50 and AC/P51 in the Vulcan Sub-Basin. MEO applied for the work program variation to allow additional geotechnical […]

  • 2 December 2019

    Shares of Australia-based Red Emperor Resources spiked on Monday after the company signed a binding letter of intent to secure an option over an interest in a large offshore block in the shallow waters of the North Perth Basin, Western Australia.

  • 20 April 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Bass Strait Oil Company Limited will suspend work program for two of its Gippsland permits, offshore Australia.  The company had sought and has received approval from the National Offshore Titles Authority (NOPTA) for a 6 month suspension of the work program for both its Gippsland basin permits, Vic/P41 and Vic/P68. Bass had sought the variation […]

  • 14 July 2015

    MEO Australia Limited has been notified by the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) of the approval of its application to vary the work program for AC/P53 permit, offshore Australia.  Namely, MEO will vary the permit work program by advancing geotechnical studies from Permit Year 6 to Permit Year 5 and deferring an exploration well commitment […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Project & Tenders

    The Beehive prospect has been described as “potentially the largest undrilled hydrocarbon prospect in Australia.”

  • 7 October 2015

    Bass Strait Oil Company Limited has sought and received approval from the National Offshore Titles Authority (NOPTA) for a 12 month suspension and extension of the work program and permit term for its wholly owned Vic/P68 permit located in the prolific Gippsland basin, offshore Australia.  Bass says that the permit is currently in Year 3 […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bass Strait Oil Company Ltd has received formal notice cancelling Petroleum Exploration Permit Vic/P66 in the Gippsland Basin, with the process formally approved by the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (“NOPTA”) on 18 March 2014. Bass Strait Oil Company Limited holds 60% interest and is the operator of Vic/P66, while the partners are Strategic Energy […]