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17 September, 2020
NOPSEMA is sharing responses from offshore facility operators specific to managing risks associated with COVID-19, including measures to reduce risks associated with fatigue and psychosocial hazards to members of the workforce, as a means of encouraging better practice across the industry.
8 September, 2020
NOPSEMA has published a policy on regulatory compliance monitoring, enforcement and intervention for offshore oil pollution incidents.
3 September, 2020
NOPSEMA has released the Amulet Development Offshore Project Proposal for public comment.
27 August, 2020
NOPSEMA has joined the Minister for Resources, Keith Pitt, in congratulating Ken Fitzpatrick on his appointment as Chair of the NOPSEMA Advisory Board for a three year term from 5 September, 2020.
18 August, 2020
A collaborative project involving NOPSEMA and the Australian Antarctic Division to improve the detection and identification of whales during marine seismic surveys has been shortlisted for development through the Australian Government’s Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII).
6 August, 2020
On 6 August 2020, NOPSEMA published the accepted Offshore Project Proposal for Shell Australia Crux Development project. NOPSEMA has also published a Statement of Reasons for the acceptance of the project. These documents are available on the NOPSEMA website on the offshore proposals page.
4 August, 2020
NOPSEMA has accepted an Offshore Project Proposal from Shell Australia to develop the Crux gas field.
4 August, 2020
Technip has filed a notice of appeal with the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Western Australia.
27 July, 2020
NOPSEMA has received a number of requests from industry for additional time to review and provide comment on the revised draft diving guidelines.
13 July, 2020
The COVID-19 Special Edition of NOPSEMA’s quarterly magazine – The Regulator – is now available.
10 July, 2020
In recognition of the significant challenges created by COVID-19 and evolving circumstances, NOPSEMA has released a revised COVID-19 Compliance Strategy to support an effective regulatory and industry response throughout the pandemic.
10 July, 2020
NOPSEMA is implementing a staged return to physical inspections at offshore oil and gas facilities in line with appropriate protocols to manage health risks associated with COVID-19.
2 July, 2020
The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) has successfully appealed a decision by the Magistrates Court of Western Australia in relation to Technip Australia Pty Ltd.
1 July, 2020
The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions has recently commenced legal proceedings against DOF Subsea Australia Pty Ltd in relation to an investigation conducted by NOPSEMA.
18 June, 2020
Following input received from diving contractors and other interested parties late last year, NOPSEMA has published a draft revision to the diving guideline for public comment. This draft revision is the first step of the review process.