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10 October, 2013
The Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (RET) has released draft Terms of Reference for the proposed structure of a strategic assessment of the environmental management authorisation process for petroleum activities administered by NOPSEMA.
31 July, 2013
NOPSEMA has provided written comment to Channel Nine's '60 Minutes' relating to the program’s story on oil spill response measures.
17 June, 2013
NOPSEMA has published updated guidance to clarify the noise exposure standards that will be enforced under the Safety Regulations.
27 May, 2013
NOPSEMA’s Annual offshore performance report identifies inadequate design specification and procedures not being followed as prevalent causes of offshore petroleum incidents.
5 April, 2013
NOPSEMA is a proud supporter of the International Oil Spill Prevention and Preparedness Conference (Spillcon) in Cairns. While in Cairns on 8 April, NOPSEMA will facilitate the Offshore Petroleum Forum on spill preparedness and response to identify ways to improve oil spill capability between industry and government.
14 March, 2013
The Operational and Scientific Monitoring Programs (OSMP) Information Paper was released for public comment in December 2012. If you intend to review the document please email your comments to OSMP@nopsema.gov.au by 31 March 2013 to ensure that your input can be considered prior to finalisation of the document.
31 August, 2012
Media Release - Successful prosecution over Montara platform blowout - 31 August 2012 (PDF 129KB)
29 August, 2012
Media release - Independent investigation into fatal accident on Stena Clyde - 29 Aug 2012 (PDF 97KB)
25 May, 2012
Media release - Release of Varanus Island incident report - 25 May 2012 (PDF 127KB)
11 May, 2012
Media release - Report flags safety lessons for offshore petroleum industry - 11 May 2012 (PDF 126KB)
23 December, 2011
Media release - New regulator for offshore safety and environment ready for start in 2012 - 23 December 2011 (PDF 200KB)
11 December, 2011
Media release - Competent and respected safety regulator - findings of Independent Review - 11 December 2011 (PDF 100KB)
11 August, 2011
Media release - Tripartite action plan for future of offshore industry - 11 August 2011 (PDF 147KB)
15 July, 2011
Media release - Independent Review panel announced - 15 July 2011 (PDF 146KB)
13 April, 2011
Media release - Offshore safety lessons still to be learnt - 13 April 2011 (PDF 215KB)