News
26 Aug 2020

2020 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release: now open

Bidding is now open for the 2020 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release. Companies have the opportunity to bid on release areas until Tuesday 1 June 2021.

The acreage release comprises 42 areas across five basins offshore:

  • Northern Territory
  • Western Australia
  • Victoria
  • Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands.

All areas are available for work-program bidding.

Read the full news release on the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources website.