Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment (Safety Case and Environment Plan Levies) Regulation 2013

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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment (Safety Case and Environment Plan Levies) Regulation 2013
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 273, 2013
I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003.
Dated 12 December 2013
Quentin Bryce
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
Ian Macfarlane
Minister for Industry
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004              2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment (Safety Case and Environment Plan Levies) Regulation 2013.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on 1 January 2014.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004
1  Paragraph 21(3)(a)
Omit “regulation 48”, substitute “regulation 60”.
2  Paragraph 29(3)(a)
Omit “regulation 49”, substitute “regulation 60”.
3  Paragraph 59C(3)(b)
Omit “$3 000”, substitute “$3 600”.
4  Paragraph 59C(4)(b)
Omit “$3 000”, substitute “$3 600”.
5  Subregulation 59C(7) (table)
Repeal the table, substitute:
 
Activity and compliance ratings

Item
Petroleum activity
Activity rating
Compliance rating

1
Operation of a facility that is used for the recovery or processing of petroleum
25
22

2
Operation of a facility that is used for the storage of petroleum but not for the recovery or processing of petroleum
14
9

3
Recovery of petroleum using a subsea installation that:
(a) is not by itself a facility mentioned in item 1; and
12
6

 
(b) is not connected to a facility mentioned in item 1 or 2 that is located in the same production licence area; and
 
 

 
(c) is not connected to a licensed pipeline that is located in the same production licence area
 
 

4
Operation of a licensed petroleum pipeline
6
3

5
Construction or installation of a facility mentioned in item 1 or 2
25
18

6
Construction or installation of a licensed petroleum pipeline
16
13

7
Decommissioning, dismantling or removing a facility mentioned in item 1 or 2
22
14

8
Decommissioning, dismantling or removing a licensed petroleum pipeline
16
14

9
Significant modification of a facility mentioned in item 1 or 2
23
17

10
Significant modification of a licensed petroleum pipeline
16
13

11
Drilling
27
14

12
Seismic survey
17
9

13
Other survey
10
3

14
Any other petroleum‑related operations or works carried out under an instrument, authority or consent granted or issued under the OPGGS Act
9
3

15
Any other activity relating to petroleum exploration or development which may have an impact on the environment
9
3

 
6  Paragraph 59G(3)(b)
Omit “$3 000”, substitute “$3 600”.
7  Paragraph 59G(4)(b)
Omit “$3 000”, substitute “$3 600”.
8  Subregulation 59G(7) table
Repeal the table, substitute:
 
Activity and compliance ratings

Item
Petroleum activity
Activity rating
Compliance rating

1
Operation of a facility that is used for the recovery or processing of petroleum
25
22

2
Operation of a facility that is used for the storage of petroleum but not for the recovery or processing of petroleum
14
9

3
Recovery of petroleum using a subsea installation that:
(a) is not by itself a facility mentioned in item 1; and
12
6

 
(b) is not connected to a facility mentioned in item 1 or 2 that is located in the same production licence area; and
 
 

 
(c) is not connected to a licensed pipeline that is located in the same production licence area
 
 

4
Operation of a licensed petroleum pipeline
6
3

5
Construction or installation of a facility mentioned in item 1 or 2
25
18

6
Construction or installation of a licensed petroleum pipeline
16
13

7
Decommissioning, dismantling or removing a facility mentioned in item 1 or 2
22
14

8
Decommissioning, dismantling or removing a licensed petroleum pipeline
16
14

9
Significant modification of a facility mentioned in item 1 or 2
23
17

10
Significant modification of a licensed petroleum pipeline
16
13

11
Drilling
27
14

12
Seismic survey
17
9

13
Other survey
10
3

14
Any other petroleum‑related operations or works carried out under an instrument, authority or consent granted or issued under an Act of a State or Territory that substantially corresponds to the OPGGS Act
9
3

15
Any other activity relating to petroleum exploration or development which may have an impact on the environment
9
3

9  Clause 2.3 of Schedule 1 (table)
Repeal the table, substitute:
 
Applicable facility rating

Item
Facility or proposed facility
Facility rating

1
Floating liquefied natural gas facility
25

2
Large platform with drilling or workover capability
12

3
Platform, other than a platform mentioned in item 2 or 10, with accommodation facilities when drilling or workover facilities are in commission
8

4
Platform, other than a platform mentioned in item 2 or 10, with accommodation facilities when drilling or workover facilities are not in commission
5

5
Floating production storage and offloading facility
6

6
Mobile offshore drilling unit or drill‑ship
6

7
Vessel for laying pipes for a petroleum or a greenhouse gas substance
5

8
Vessel or structure used for:
(a) doing work on an existing pipe; or
3

 
(b) the erection, dismantling or decommissioning of a facility; or
 

 
(c) the provision of accommodation for persons working on another facility
 

9
Floating storage unit linked to a production platform
3

10
Monopod, well head platform or other small production or injection facility with no accommodation
1

11
Vessel or structure not otherwise listed above
3

Note:          Items 3 and 4 are variable‑rating facilities.
10  Clause 2.6 of Schedule 1
Omit “$31 000”, substitute “$35 000”.
11  Clause 3.3 of Schedule 1 (table item 1)
Omit “$150 000”, substitute “$170 000”.
12  Clause 3.3 of Schedule 1 (table item 2)
Omit “$100 000”, substitute “$113 000”.
13  Clause 3.3 of Schedule 1 (table item 3)
Omit “$150 000”, substitute “$170 000”.
14  Clause 3.3 of Schedule 1 (table item 4)
Omit “$100 000”, substitute “$113 000”.
15  Clauses 2 and 3 of Schedule 2
Repeal the clauses, substitute:
               2  Vessel used for:
                     (a)  doing work on an existing pipe; or
                     (b)  laying pipes for petroleum, or a greenhouse gas substance
               3  Vessel or structure used for the erection, dismantling or decommissioning of a facility
               4  Accommodation facility used for persons working on another facility
Note:          A mobile facility mentioned in this Schedule may operate intermittently. NOPSEMA may remit part of an amount of safety case levy imposed by the Regulatory Levies Act in respect of a safety case for a mobile facility: see regulations 25 and 33.
16  Clause 1.3 of Schedule 3
Omit “$10 000”, substitute “$14 000”.
17  Clause 2.2 of Schedule 3
Omit “$40 000”, substitute “$56 000”.