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A safe and environmentally responsible Australian offshore petroleum industry
NOPSEMA has updated its guidance on environmental management cost recovery under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004. The guideline clarifies NOPSEMA's approach to regulatory requirements and has effect from the date of publication. To view the Environmental management cost recovery guideline click here.
An independent review of NOPSEMA’s performance under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) streamlined arrangements has commenced. For more information about the review see the Environmental Management page.
The Department of Industry and Science is conducting consultation sessions with interested stakeholders on the draft amendments to Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011. To register for the sessions or for more information visit industry.gov.au.
On 1 January 2015, titleholders will be required to demonstrate to NOPSEMA that they meet the financial assurance requirements of section 571(2) of the OPGGS Act. For finalised NOPSEMA guidance on financial assurance requirements see the Financial Assurance page.
Legal proceedings have commenced through the Magistrates' Court of Victoria. To read NOPSEMA's update on the Stena Clyde investigation click here.
Technip has been convicted and fined by the Perth Magistrates Court following specific health and safety breaches. To read NOPSEMA's 'Successful prosecution of employer in relation to diving incident' announcement click here.
On 28 February 2014, NOPSEMA became the sole regulator of petroleum activities in Commonwealth waters in an effort to reduce duplication of environmental assessment processes. Amendments to the Environment Regulations also clarified and simplified regulatory requirements and regulatory practice. For NOPSEMA guidance on the amendments to the Environment Regulations click here.
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Contains data covering the industry and regulatory performance to 31 December 2013. To view the Annual offshore performance report click here.
The NOPSEMA Annual Report 2012-13 has been tabled in the Commonwealth Parliament. To view the NOPSEMA Annual Report 2013-14 click here.
NOPSEMA has completed its investigation into the fatalities on the Stena Clyde mobile offshore drilling facility.
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26 - Resource Management and Administration Regulations information session, Perth
To register for the session visit industry.gov.au.
1 - MarineSafe Forum, Perth
17-20 - APPEA National conference and exhibition, Melbourne
7-9 - APPEA Health, safety and environment conference and HSR forum, Perth
Events listed are those at which NOPSEMA is presenting or exhibiting or has an organisational role. For presentations at past events see our Presentations page.