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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.

New well integrity guidance rolled out to industry

15 June, 2016

NOPSEMA has published a suite of new well integrity guidance following amendments to Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011.

NOPSEMA provides BP opportunity to modify drilling environment plan

16 May, 2016

On 16 May 2016, NOPSEMA provided BP an opportunity to modify and resubmit their environment plan for exploration drilling in the Great Australian Bight. If BP accepts this opportunity, the modified plan is expected to be resubmitted by 15 July, at which time NOPSEMA will recommence the assessment.

New online submission portal for environment plans

13 May, 2016

As part of NOPSEMA's commitment to continuous improvement in the use of digital technology and to reduce regulatory burden on industry, NOPSEMA has developed a new online submission portal for environment plans and financial assurance documents.

New guideline on consultation

4 May, 2016

NOPSEMA has published a new guideline describing how it considers consultation requirements when assessing an environment plan.

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