The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is a Commonwealth statutory agency regulating the:

  • health and safety

  • structural integrity and

  • environmental management

 of all offshore petroleum facilities in Commonwealth waters, and in coastal waters where state powers have been conferred.

Our role

  • Work with the industry, workforce, stakeholders and other authorities to ensure the offshore petroleum industry properly controls all safety, integrity and environmental risks

  • Independently administer offshore petroleum safety, integrity and environmental management legislation

  • Promote a legislative framework that encourages continuous improvement of safety, integrity and environmental performance of the offshore petroleum industry

  • Develop people, processes and systems that are efficient and effective.