The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority 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.
- 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.