National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority: 2020 Operational Review

Date published:
1 January 2020

The Minister for Resources and Water tabled the report in both houses of Parliament on 22 July 2021.

Deloitte found NOPSEMA to be appropriately focused in bringing about improvement in OHS, well integrity and environmental management across the offshore oil and gas industry in accordance with its functions under 646 of the Act. Deloitte also consider NOPSEMA to be compliant with its obligations in administering the streamlined Endorsed Program under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act 1999.

Australia’s offshore regulatory framework strives for continuous improvement and Deloitte made 31 recommendations and identified 21 opportunities.