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Offshore Petroleum Incident Coordination Framework [2.46MB PDF] [1.77MB DOCX]
This framework provides overarching guidance on the Australian Government’s role and responsibilities in the rare event of an offshore petroleum (oil or gas) incident in Commonwealth waters.
The oil and gas company undertaking the activity is responsible for responding to an oil spill. The framework operates alongside their response, and describes:
Read how we regulate offshore oil and gas activities in Australian Waters.
The 2019 framework updates reflect learnings from Exercise Ningaloo Challenge.