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Key achievements and key challenges

Key achievements

  • Continued to progress cooperative risk management solutions in oil spill preparedness and response within industry.
  •   Broadening engagement with the offshore workforce through successful hosting of the inaugural Health and Safety Representatives Forum in collaboration with industry, government and the unions.
  •   Successful implementation of environmental transparency reforms including stakeholder engagement, online systems, processes and procedures to facilitate public comment and publication of environment plans.
  •   Continued to raise awareness in Australia and internationally on the management of well integrity risks and well barrier failures.

Key challenges

  •   Management of late life assets and appropriate decommissioning of infrastructure.
  •   Management of ‘in-principle’ opposition to offshore oil and gas activity and associated challenge of maintaining a social licence to regulate.
  •   Continuing to adapt to the changing profile of the industry as Australia’s energy mix advances.