Purpose of these Guidance Notes
This book sets out information for applicants regarding what is required in application bids, the bid closing dates for each area, application lodgement details, the selection criteria used in assessing those applications, permit conditions and administration that apply once a permit has been granted, special notices outlining the rights and interests of other parties in the 2009 release areas and 'quicklook maps' of the release areas.
The full version of the Guidance Notes for Applicants is available as a downloadable file [PDF, 2,263KB] or you can navigate to the contents through the following pages:
The Special Notices section will also serve as an ongoing reference for successful applicants for the release areas as they progress towards meeting work obligations.
This publication has been prepared by the Exploration Section, Offshore Resources Branch in the Australian Government Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (RET), in consultation with other Australian Government agencies and the resources Departments in the six States and the Northern Territory.
Material contained in this book is part of the 2009 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release Package, which is available on CD-ROM or at internet address: www.ret.gov.au/petexp
The producers of this release package welcome any comments or suggestions on its content. Please e-mail comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org.