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A safe and environmentally responsible Australian offshore petroleum industry
NOPSEMA is participating in this year’s National Plan for Maritime Environmental Emergencies annual exercise (Exercise Westwind). The aim of the exercise is to simulate a coordinated response by the Australian and Western Australian governments and the offshore petroleum industry to a Level 3 maritime environmental emergency. The exercise will take place in Perth and Exmouth, WA and Canberra, ACT in late May and early June and have separate strategic and operational components. For further information visit industry.gov.au.
NOPSEMA has enhanced its environment plan (EP) Submissions and Summaries web page to increase the accessibility and transparency of information about petroleum and greenhouse gas activities in Commonwealth waters. Key changes include a subscription/email alert function, activity description overviews and location maps. Users now have the ability to search and filter activities according to the titleholder, type and region. To view the EP Submissions and Summaries Search page click here.
NOPSEMA has updated its guidance on environmental management cost recovery under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004. The guideline clarifies NOPSEMA's approach to regulatory requirements and has effect from the date of publication. To view the Environmental management cost recovery guideline click here.
An independent review of NOPSEMA’s performance under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) streamlined arrangements has commenced. For more information about the review see the Environmental Management page.
On 1 January 2015, titleholders will be required to demonstrate to NOPSEMA that they meet the financial assurance requirements of section 571(2) of the OPGGS Act. For finalised NOPSEMA guidance on financial assurance requirements see the Financial Assurance page.
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Contains data covering the industry and regulatory performance to 31 December 2013. To view the Annual offshore performance report click here.
The NOPSEMA Annual Report 2012-13 has been tabled in the Commonwealth Parliament. To view the NOPSEMA Annual Report 2013-14 click here.
NOPSEMA has completed its investigation into the fatalities on the Stena Clyde mobile offshore drilling facility.
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4-7 - Offshore Technology Conference 2015, Houston
17-20 - APPEA National conference and exhibition, Melbourne
2-4 July - Australian Psychological Society - 11th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference, Melbourne
7-9 - APPEA Health, safety and environment conference and HSR forum, Perth
Events listed are those at which NOPSEMA is presenting or exhibiting or has an organisational role. For presentations at past events see our Presentations page.