2021 Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release: areas announced

The Australian Government has announced the 5 release areas for the 2021 Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release.

The acreage release areas are across 3 offshore basins:

  • Bonaparte
  • Browse
  • Northern Carnarvon.

They are all available for work-program bidding. Companies have the opportunity to submit bids on release areas from Friday 4 March 2022 to Thursday 10 March 2022.

Industry nominated the release areas. Then we held public consultation to determine the final areas.

See release area information and bidding instructions for the 2021 acreage release.

Geoscience Australia partnered with us to provide geological information to support this release.

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