Release of Decommissioning Discussion Paper for Comment

08 October 2018

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science has commenced a review into the policy, regulatory and legislative framework for decommissioning offshore petroleum infrastructure in Commonwealth waters. As an important first step and to stimulate thought and discussion on possible improvements and enhancements to the framework, the department has released a Discussion Paper, which is available at - - for comment until 16 January 2019. It will also hold supporting public Discussion Forums in Perth on 30 and 31 October, and Melbourne on 2 November 2018. More information on the review, paper and forums can be found on the department’s website -

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