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Offshore exploration and production, policy and the Offshore Petroleum Act: Whither now?
Annual excellence in upstream energy
  • Tina Hunter, Bond University
Date of this Version
7-1-2006
Document Type
Conference Paper
Publication Details

Published Version. Hunter, T. (2006). Offshore exploration and production, policy and the Offshore Petroleum Act: Whither Now?

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Copyright ©Tina Hunter, 2006

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Abstract
Extract: This paper is a response to the recent changes to the Offshore Petroleum Law in Australia. It will focus on previous offshore legislation, the current offshore petroleum legislation, and policy changes associated with the new offshore legislation. Specifically, it will consider a brief history of Commonwealth offshore petroleum legislation and associated policy, and the Offshore Petroleum Act 2006 (Cth) itself. Most importantly, it will focus on likely future offshore petroleum policy changes identified by government and industry, and the impact on the upstream petroleum industry. Other possible sources of policy change will be considered, including the impact of Hubbert's "Peak Oil" theory.
Citation Information
Tina Hunter. "Offshore exploration and production, policy and the Offshore Petroleum Act: Whither now?" Annual excellence in upstream energy (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/tina_hunter/25/