About Us

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 all offshore energy operations and greenhouse gas storage activities in Commonwealth waters, and in coastal waters where regulatory powers and functions have been conferred.

Our vision 

A protected offshore workforce and environment. 

Our purpose

To assure the protection of lives and the environment. 

Our approach

Influence | Oversee | Enforce

Our values 

  • Professionalism | We will be accountable, consistent, reasonable and act in accordance with the law.

  • Ethics | We will demonstrate respect and integrity in all we do.

  • Independence | We will make our decisions impartially on the merits of the circumstances, and without undue influence.

  • Leadership | We will be proactive, inclusive and decisive in our conduct as a pre-eminent regulator.

  • Collegiality | We will make and act on informed decisions through open and respectful dialogue. 

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