NOPSEMA transparency - EDO NSW

Improving Consultation and Transparency of Offshore Oil and Gas

NOPSEMA Draft Regulations on Improving Consultation and Transparency of Offshore Oil and Gas

16 November 2018: Download this submission

This submission provides comment on the consultation and transparency provisions for offshore petroleum activities under the proposed Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Amendment (Consultation and Transparency) Regulations 2018 (draft Regulation).

EDOA welcomes the draft Regulation and strongly supports the proposal to improve consultation and transparency during the assessment of offshore petroleum activities consistent with recommendations previously made by EDOA. This submission provides brief feedback on:
- Sensitive information
- Publication of an Environment Plan
- Public comment period
- Levies, and
- Transitional provisions.