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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.
19 February, 2019
From today NOPSEMA is accepting comments from the public on the proposed environment plan by Equinor for their planned drilling activity in the Great Australian Bight.
4 February, 2019
NOPSEMA has released the Shell Crux Development Proposal for public comment.
17 January, 2019
Due to heightened media interest regarding the Ichthys project, NOPSEMA has determined that it is in the public interest to publish information in relation to electrical equipment issues at the Ichthys facilities.
23 December, 2018
The independent body responsible for regulating Australia’s offshore oil and gas industry says offshore workers will be home safe for Christmas, after the industry recorded another year free of major accident events and fatalities.
19 December, 2018
The Transparency Taskforce has issued an end of year report on its achievements and upcoming milestones. To read the report or for more information see the News and Media page.
5 December, 2018
During 2018, NOPSEMA undertook a review of its Cost recovery implementation statement (CRIS), including consultation with industry. This review has resulted in increases to NOPSEMA’s levies.
22 November, 2018
NOPSEMA has published an environment alert on detecting leaks and oil pollution at not normally attended facilities and has shared some key lessons in relation to this matter.
14 November, 2018
NOPSEMA issued PTTEP Australasia (Ashmore Cartier) Pty Ltd a Direction requiring appropriate actions to be taken prior to recommencing production at the Montara field.
23 October, 2018
The NOPSEMA Annual Report 2017-18 is now available following tabling in the Parliament of Australia.
9 October, 2018
The Australian Government is holding a series of public consultation forums to discuss proposed amendments to the Environment Regulations.
9 October, 2018
The Australian Government has commenced a review of the regulatory and legislative framework for decommissioning.
4 October, 2018
On 27 September 2018, NOPSEMA issued Esso Australia Resources with a Direction in relation to electrical heat tracing equipment.
26 September, 2018
NOPSEMA has published a draft workplace arrangements guidance note for public comment. All comments should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than COB Monday, 19 November 2018.
3 September, 2018
NOPSEMA has concluded its compliance monitoring of the Baleen 2D HR Seismic Survey conducted by Asset Energy Pty Ltd (Asset Energy) in petroleum title PEP-11.