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19 July, 2018
Stakeholders are encouraged to participate in a review of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009 currently being undertaken by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. The review seeks to ensure the regime continues to provide an effective framework for securing the health and safety of the offshore workforce.
27 June, 2018
NOPSEMA has updated the Diving Guidelines to reflect the requirements of the Safety Regulations.
15 June, 2018
NOPSEMA is seeking feedback on its guidance documents relating to the assessment of environment plans. All comments should be provided by 20 July 2018. NOPSEMA will aim to publish a report by the end of 2018 to collate the feedback received and provide a response on the merits of that feedback.
11 June, 2018
His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia has announced the appointment of Ms Erica Smyth as a Companion of the Order of Australia.
11 June, 2018
Following a review of NOPSEMA's brief of evidence, in relation to alleged breaches by Technip Oceania Pty Ltd of provisions of the OPGGS Safety Regulations, the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions has made the decision to commence prosecution.
30 May, 2018
Registrations are now open for an information session on the progress of improvements to consultation and transparency in the offshore petroleum regulatory regime.
3 May, 2018
NOPSEMA has published a paper on complex decision making as part of the human factors information papers series.
26 April, 2018
Following the recent completion of the Baleen 2D HR Seismic Survey, NOPSEMA continues to monitor compliance of Asset Energy to ensure they meet all their obligations under the Environment Plan and General Direction issued in relation to the survey.
20 April, 2018
NOPSEMA has progressed its investigation following a total of seven complaints regarding saturation diving operations being conducted by DOF Subsea Australia Pty Ltd as part of the Inpex Operations Australia Pty Ltd - Ichthys project.
11 April, 2018
NOPSEMA recently conducted a workshop to communicate lessons learned from recent inspections of contracted equipment on mobile offshore drilling units (MODU) facilities, and to identify and promulgate good industry practices and regulatory expectations in the area.
29 March, 2018
On 29 March 2018 NOPSEMA issued a general direction to Asset Energy Pty Ltd in relation to the proposed Baleen 2D seismic survey offshore NSW.
20 March, 2018
NOPSEMA has approved and published the first offshore project proposal (OPP), following 8 weeks of public consideration and comment.
2 February, 2018
NOPSEMA updated its oil pollution risk management guidance note to incorporate stakeholder feedback and suggested improvements and to provide greater clarity on key focus areas relevant to oil pollution risk management.
23 January, 2018
NOPSEMA has published a new information paper providing advice to titleholders on things to consider in the preparation of a five-year revision to an environment plan for long-term activities.
17 January, 2018
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science has released a guideline regarding decommissioning obligations under the OPGGS Act.