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.

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.


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