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NOPSEMA supports increased transparency of offshore environmental assessments

27 March, 2019

Amendments to the Environment Regulations to increase the transparency of offshore oil and gas environment plans will come into force from 25 April 2019. From this date draft environment plans submitted to NOPSEMA will be published prior to regulatory assessment, and a 30 day public comment period will apply to environment plans for seismic surveys and exploratory drilling.

Public comment closing soon

18 March, 2019

Interested persons are encouraged to make submissions on Equinor’s proposed environment plan for drilling activity in the Great Australian Bight, before the public comment period closes on 20 March at 11:59 PM AEDT.

NOPSEMA attendance at parliamentary event in South Australia

15 March, 2019

Recent media reporting has highlighted NOPSEMA's attendance at a South Australian Parliamentary event relevant to the safe and environmentally responsible regulation of energy activities offshore South Australia. NOPSEMA provides this statement on the event and our participation.

Source Control Workshop 2019

22 February, 2019

In May, the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) and NOPSEMA in collaboration with International Offshore Petroleum Environment Regulators’ Forum (IOPER) will host the premier global source control event.

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