We are seeking comments on a discussion paper about the policy, regulatory and legislative framework for decommissioning offshore petroleum infrastructure in Commonwealth waters.
The discussion paper is an important first step in our review of the decommissioning framework. Released to stimulate discussion on the decommissioning framework, the paper outlines:
We are seeking comments on the issues, opportunities, options and questions posed in this paper, as well as on any possible enhancements to the decommissioning framework. You can provide your comments until 16 January 2019.
We are also holding discussion forums to talk about the issues and options, and seek feedback on the paper.
Forums will be held in:
Please register by Friday, 26 October 2018.
If there is sufficient interest, we will consider running sessions or conducting bilateral meetings with stakeholders in other capital cities near major offshore petroleum activity. To register your interest in a session in Adelaide or Darwin, please email offshorepetroleumreform [at] industry.gov.au by Friday, 26 October 2018.
Email: offshorepetroleumreform [at] industry.gov.au