We are responsible in the offshore petroleum industry for coordinating the work of other agencies which have an independent regulatory responsibility for health, safety and the environment.
Agreements on such coordination have been entered into with:
In addition to these agencies, agreements have been entered into the following in relation to the land-based plants:
These coordination arrangement involves no changes to the formal authority of the various agencies to take decisions pursuant to prevailing legislation and delegated powers.
We have entered into agreements with other government agencies which do not have an independent responsibility in the petroleum industry. These provide us with support in areas where it is inappropriate for us to develop the necessary expertise ourselves.
Specialist support can thereby be obtained from:
We have also entered into collaboration agreements with:
All these agencies have clear interfaces with us in terms of authority and responsibility.