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29 September, 2023

In this edition of The Regulator we look at the lessons learned from the DOF Subsea Australia case following the recent outcome from the Magistrates Court of Western Australia which found the company guilty of breaching a health and safety requirement under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

The incident occurred in June 2017 when the company was providing saturation diving services at the Ichthys Field on the Skandi Singapore facility, about 460km offshore from Broome.

Learning from the failings of operators is a key part of ensuring the safety of the offshore workforce, aimed at preventing repeat events and creating transparency.

We also take a look at what’s involved in developing an offshore wind farms. The design, construction, transportation and installation of large structures offshore is technically challenging and requires many years of detailed planning before a windfarm becomes operational.

In her message this issue, the CEO Sue McCarrey talks about her first-hand opportunity to see the work of industry up close with her visits to the Bream A and Snapper facilities off the Gippsland coast and a trip to Barrow Island.

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