Latest News

Take a look at NOPSEMA’s latest magazine

The latest edition of NOPSEMA’s quarterly magazine – The Regulator – is now available. For more information see the news and media page


Open for comment: draft decision making guidelines

NOPSEMA is seeking feedback on its guidance for environmental assessment decision making. For more information see the news and media page. 


NOPSEMA publishes examples of better practice

NOPSEMA is sharing responses from offshore facility operators specific to managing risks associated with COVID-19. For more information see the news and media page.


New oil pollution incidents policy

NOPSEMA has published a policy on regulatory compliance monitoring, enforcement and intervention for offshore oil pollution incidents. For more information see the news and media page.


New Chair appointed to NOPSEMA Advisory Board

NOPSEMA has joined the Minister for Resources, Keith Pitt, in congratulating Ken Fitzpatrick on his appointment as Chair of the NOPSEMA Advisory Board for a three year term from 5 September, 2020. For more information see the news and media page.

Publications

The Regulator | Issue 3: 2020

The latest edition of NOPSEMA’s quarterly magazine – The Regulator – is now available! This quarterly magazine is intended to keep stakeholders informed of NOPSEMA’s activities and priorities, relevant legislative reform, and emerging industry issues.

NOP7080 The Regulator Issue 3 Digital Copy

UPCOMING Events 2020

November

OTC Asia 2020; 2-6 November, Online

Postponed

IRF Conference; Perth, Western Australia 

Due to ongoing health concerns regarding the global COVID-19 pandemic, the IRF Conference is postponed. A new date for the later half of 2021 will be communicated in due time. 


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.

Acknowledgement of country 

NOPSEMA respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we have our Perth office; the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation and pays our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

NOPSEMA respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we have our Melbourne office; the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people and pays respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.

COVID-19 

Stay informed of NOPSEMA's response and actions on the dedicated COVID-19 page.

HAVE YOUR SAY

Offshore project proposals, exploration environment plans and guidance documents open for public comment are published on our consultation hub.

RAISE a safety concern

For more information about how the offshore petroleum workforce may raise and a resolve a safety concern see the Raising and resolving a safety concern page. 

REPORT AN INCIDENT

To notify NOPSEMA of an accident, dangerous occurrence, environmental or well integrity incident call:

1300 674 472

PUBLISHED DIRECTIONS & NOTICES

Directions, improvement and prohibition notices are published within 21 days of issuance on the Published directions and notices page.

REGULATORY SUBMISSIONS

To make a regulatory submission to NOPSEMA see the Submissions page.  

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