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National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority

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Founded  1 January 2012
Number of employees  140
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Formed  1 January 2012 (2012-01-01)
Preceding Statutory Agency  National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority
Jurisdiction  Commonwealth of Australia
Headquarters  Perth, Western Australia
Minister responsible  The Honourable Josh Frydenberg, Minister for Environment and Energy
Statutory Agency executives  Keith Spence, Chair Stuart Smith, CEO
Predecessor  National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is an Australian Commonwealth statutory agency established under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 (OPGGS Act). NOPSEMA serves as the national regulator for the health and safety, well integrity and environmental management aspects of offshore oil and gas operations in Australian Commonwealth waters; and in coastal waters where regulatory powers and functions have been conferred.

NOPSEMA was established on 1 January 2012, superseding the National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority (NOPSA). The agency is currently headed by Stuart Smith.

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National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority Wikipedia


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