International collaboration

International Regulators’ Forum (IRF)

The IRF is a group of eleven national regulators of health and safety in the offshore upstream oil and gas industry. It exists to drive forward improvements in health and safety in the sector through collaboration in joint programs, and through sharing information.

NOPSEMA was honoured to host the 5th International Regulators Offshore Safety Conference in Perth in 2013. Details of the IRF members, annual meetings and conferences are published on its website.

International Offshore Petroleum Environment Regulators (IOPER)

IOPER is a collaborative group of national regulators dedicated to raising environmental performance standards within the offshore petroleum exploration and production industry.
Many of the IOPER members also have an association with the International Regulators Forum. Details of the IOPER members, annual meetings and events can be found on its website.