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3 June, 2020
NOPSEMA has published a bulletin to clarify Australian Government requirements for the recording and reporting of marine fauna sighting information. For more information see the Recording and reporting marine mammal observer (MMO) data bulletin.
3 June, 2020
NOPSEMA is pleased to invite expressions of interest from interested persons to join our Community and Environment Reference Group (CERG).
2 June, 2020
Interested stakeholders are reminded and encouraged to review the policy and provide comment by no later than Tuesday, 9 June 2020.
20 May, 2020
Like many industries, the offshore oil and gas sector has responded to COVID-19 by adopting and applying new approaches.
6 May, 2020
NOPSEMA has completed a series of remote COVID-19 specific inspections.
5 May, 2020
Following the circulation of a discussion paper that was provided to industry for comment, NOPSEMA has now issued a guidance note.
1 May, 2020
When the potential risk of COVID-19 emerged in Australia, NOPSEMA responded quickly with proactive measures to regulate the offshore energy industry.
28 April, 2020
On 28 April 2020 a series of amendments to the offshore petroleum and greenhouse gas storage regime will come into force.
20 April, 2020
NOPSEMA has started collecting regulatory information via a series of targeted inspections across the offshore resources industry.
7 April, 2020
NOPSEMA has issued a Safety Alert to all operators of offshore facilities who may be considering modified roster arrangements to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among members of the offshore workforce.
7 April, 2020
NOPSEMA has released a draft policy on the removal of equipment and property for comment. Stakeholders are encouraged to provide feedback by Tuesday, 9 June 2020.
6 April, 2020
On 6 April 2020, NOPSEMA published the accepted Offshore Project Proposal for Woodside Energy Limited’s Scarborough gas project.
2 April, 2020
On 30 March 2020, NOPSEMA’s CEO accepted Woodside’s offshore project proposal to develop the Scarborough gas fields off northern Western Australia.
31 March, 2020
NOPSEMA responds to ensure risks to the offshore oil and gas sector continue to be managed and the wellbeing of offshore workers is prioritised.
30 March, 2020
NOPSEMA has endorsed a new compliance strategy for effectively regulating the offshore industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.