Legal proceedings have commenced through the Magistrates' Court of Victoria. To read the statement click here.
Technip has been charged and fined by the Perth Magistrates Court following specific health and safety breaches. To read the statement click here.
NOPSEMA has submitted a brief of evidence to the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions. To read the announcement click here.
NOPSEMA has published its Annual offshore performance report, the authority's yearly stocktake of risk management by the Australian offshore petroleum industry.
The report includes regulatory data and information collected by NOPSEMA on injuries and fatalities, incidents, inspections, assessments, investigations and enforcements from offshore petroleum operations in the authority’s jurisdiction to 31 December 2013.
View the full Annual offshore performance report 2013 (PDF 3.4MB)
On 28 February 2014, NOPSEMA became the sole regulator of petroleum activities in Commonwealth waters in an effort to reduce duplication of environmental assessment processes. Amendments to the Environment Regulations also clarified and simplified regulatory requirements and regulatory practice. For NOPSEMA guidance on the amendments click here.
The Department of Industry is currently considering comments and issues identified by stakeholders during the October 2013 information sessions. Further consultation with stakeholders will be undertaken on the proposed approach prior to finalising the regulations with respect to financial assurance. For more information click here.
In this issue:
Contains data covering the industry and regulatory performance to 31 December 2013. To view the report click here.
The NOPSEMA Annual Report 2012-13 has been tabled in the Commonwealth Parliament. To view the report click here.
NOPSEMA has completed its investigation into the fatalities on the Stena Clyde mobile offshore drilling facility.
A career with NOPSEMA provides a challenging and rewarding opportunity to play a key role in protecting offshore workers and marine environments through the independent and professional regulation of safety, well integrity and environmental management of Australia’s offshore petroleum industry.
NOPSEMA is held in high regard and its teams have diverse professional backgrounds and talents. We recruit widely to find high calibre candidates, from both domestic and international markets, who use their skills to influence risk management by industry across a range of petroleum activities.
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