National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) Australia
The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA or TA) is a statutory position (not an independent agency), and is a branch of the Resources Division within the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.
NOPTA’s key functions in Commonwealth waters are to:
Provide information, assessments, analysis, reports, advice and recommendations to members of the Joint Authorities and the ‘responsible Commonwealth Minister’ in relation to the performance of those ministers’ functions and the exercise of their powers
Facilitate life of title administration, including but not limited to Joint Authority consideration of changes to permit conditions, and approval and registration of transfers and dealings associated with offshore petroleum titles
Manage the collection, management and release of data
Oversee the keeping of the registers of petroleum and greenhouse gas storage titles.
States and the Northern Territory (NT) maintain a titles administrator role in state/NT waters.
NOPTA’s offices are located in Perth and Melbourne.
58 Mounts Bay Road
Perth WA 6000