Report a petroleum operations incident

You must report an incident that causes, or is likely to cause, any of the following:

  • the death of a person
  • serious injury to a person
  • significant damage to a pipeline.

You must report an incident which the permit holder considers needs immediate investigation.

You must notify the department or an inspector as soon as possible after the incident - either verbally or in writing - giving as much detail as possible.

This must be followed by a full written report as soon as practicable after the incident.

You can find contact details for the department including emergency contact details here.

Last updated: 13 October 2017