The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is Australia's independent expert regulator for health and safety, structural (well) integrity and environmental management for offshore petroleum and greenhouse gas storage activities in Commonwealth waters, and in coastal waters where regulatory powers and functions have been conferred.

NOPSEMA is also the regulator for offshore renewables. For information about the functions of the Offshore Infrastructure Regulator visit oir.gov.au.

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Industry proposals and NOPSEMA assessments to have consideration of changes to Biologically Important Areas

A review of Biologically Important Areas (BIAs) for protected marine species in Australian waters…

NOPSEMA publishes revised Decommissioning Compliance Strategy

NOPSEMA has published its revised five-year Decommissioning Compliance Strategy 2024 – 2029,…

NOPSEMA’s revised organisational structure

NOPSEMA’s organisational structure has been revised to provide a sustainable and integrated…

NOPSEMA seeks feedback on draft revisions of diving guidelines

Following feedback received during consultation with industry and government agencies, NOPSEMA has…

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