Major offshore incidents

Stena Clyde fatalities, Bass Strait, 27 Aug 2012

On 3 September 2015 the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria imposed a criminal penalty of $330,000 against Stena Drilling Australia Pty Ltd for their failure to implement and maintain systems of work that were safe and without risk to health as required under clause 9(2)(d) of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

Announcement - Stena Clyde fatalities - Summary of facts - 10 December 2015

Report - Summary of facts - Stena Drilling Australia - 9 December 2015 (PDF 61KB)

Transcript - Stena Drilling Australia sentencing hearing - 3 September 2015 (PDF 39KB)

Media release - Stena Drilling Australia Pty Ltd convicted and fined - 3 September 2015 (PDF 130KB)

Media release - Stena Drilling Australia Pty Ltd pleads guilty - 27 August 2015 (PDF 130KB)

Media release - Update on Stena Clyde investigation - 26 Aug 2014 (PDF 123KB)

Announcement - Update on investigation into fatalities on Stena Clyde drilling rig - 16 June 2014 (PDF 100KB)

Annoucement - Update on investigation into fatalities on Stena Clyde drilling rig, Bass Strait - 23 August 2013 (PDF 127KB)

Announcement - Investigation into fatalities on Stena Clyde drilling rig, Bass Strait - 17 October 2012 (PDF 69KB)

Media release - Independent investigation into fatal accident on Stena Clyde - 29 Aug 2012 (PDF 97KB)

Media release - NOPSEMA investigates fatalities in Bass Strait - 27 Aug 2012 (PDF 47KB)