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BP announcement on plans for the Great Australian Bight

11 October, 2016

NOPSEMA is aware of the announcement by BP Developments Australia (BP) on 11 October that it will not be progressing its exploration drilling programme in the Great Australian Bight. This decision by BP not to proceed with plans to drill exploration wells is a commercial decision for the company, and questions regarding the decision should be addressed to BP.





Equipment integrity in offshore oil and gas operations

12 September, 2016

In response to media reporting and related commentary, regarding potential safety concerns of some offshore oil and gas drilling equipment, NOPSEMA wishes to clarify actions taken in Australia regarding this matter.


HSR Handbook update

5 September, 2016

NOPSEMA has updated its HSR Handbook. The latest version has been revised and updated to provide HSRs with concise and easy-to-read guidance that is of value to both new and experienced representatives.



NOPSEMA welcomes stakeholder feedback on its Compliance Strategy

23 August, 2016

NOPSEMA is developing its Compliance Strategy as an overarching strategic policy document outlining the framework and principles applied by the regulator in undertaking its regulatory activities. NOPSEMA welcomes feedback on the strategy by 14 October 2016.




New guidance for offshore project proposals rolled out to industry

16 August, 2016

NOPSEMA has published updated information relating to Offshore project proposals (OPP) submitted under the Environment Regulations. This includes the release of the OPP Assessment Policy, updates to the existing Information Paper on the public comment process and guidance note on OPP content requirements.




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