Offshore oil pollution incidents policy

News announcement - Published 8 September, 2020

NOPSEMA has released a new policy on regulatory compliance monitoring, enforcement and intervention for offshore oil pollution incidents, taking into account recent amendments to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

The policy articulates NOPSEMA’s regulatory considerations in exercising its powers in relation to oil pollution incidents and emergencies that originate in Commonwealth waters, and describes the duties of petroleum titleholders in relation to oil pollution.

The policy is available here.