The Risk Management Tool Box Blog

Western Australian Frac Regulations

Graham Marshall - Friday, February 14, 2014

Western Australia is thought to contain around 20 per cent of the World's recoverable shale gas reserves.

So the process of Hydraulic Fracturing (so called "frac" or "fracking") of shale to release the gas is likely to become a widespread practice in coming years.

In response, the WA Department of Mines and Petroleum (WA DMP) has released its new draft Regulations for Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation to address water monitoring and gas well management.

The draft Regulations are open for public comment through to the end of May 2014.

Overall, more than 780 wells have already been fracked in WA since the first frac-job on Barrow Island in 1958.

It is thought that commercial exploitation of shale gas in WA is 5-10 years away.

Environment Agency Incident Hotline

Graham Marshall - Friday, February 07, 2014
The UKs Environment Agency has a new Incident Hotline for members of the public to report pollution incidents that they may see.  The new number is 0800 807060.

Risk Tool Box Fifth Anniversery

Graham Marshall - Saturday, February 01, 2014

Today, the 1st February 2014 marks the fifth year since the Risk Management Tool Box Pty Ltd started trading.

We've had five great years, and all thanks to our cornerstone customers at Hess, Santos, Eni and Fremantle Ports.

The business has grown from strength to strength over the previous five years; and we now hold a major Purchase Order for at least a year's worth of work in the USA; so the immediate future looks bright.



Recent Posts


Tags

Hess Hospital Safety BHP Billiton Santos Occupational Overuse Syndrome Walking BP Ladder Safety Slips, trips and falls Safety Information Posters Salute to Our Hero's WA Resources Safety Excavations NOPSA Shell Hazard Spotting Working at height OSHA Call Centers Hazardous Substances Procedure Training Course Unconventional Gas OHS Law NORM Save our Seafarers Campaign Safety Culture Survey Nanotechnology Bio-hazards ALARP Safety Conference Management of Change Safety Management Program CSB Fire Prevention Raspberry Ketones Scam Woodside Situational Awareness Rail Safety Best bars in the oil patch Water Corporation Electrical hazards Oil Spill Response Total Hydraulic Fracturing ("fracking") WorkSafe WA Marine Safety Supervision Sakhalin Energy Newfield Coal Seam Gas Workplace bullying Aviation Safety Thank God it's Friday Manufacturing Procedures MSDS Incident Investigation Risk Assessment Unconventional Oil Australian OSH Codes of Practice Risk Tool Box TK Shipping Behaviour-based Safety (BBS) Office Safety US OSHA Kinetic Energy Working with explosives Rosedale Abbey Fatigue Management Toolbox talk Process Hazard Management Hazard Awareness Construction Safety Catostrophic Disaster SPE HSE Innovation Award Shale Gas APPEA Natural Hazard Drilling Road Transport Risk Management Energy Model of Hazards Contract Risk Management Work in Confined Spaces Mining Crane lifts Customer Testimonial Pollution prevention Safe at Home Safe Operating Procedure (SOP) Radiation Sources Job Safety Analysis Global Harmonized System LOTO UK HSE Social Responsibility NOPSEMA Driving Safety Isolation Control Health IFAP ENI Australia Hot work Safety "one per-center's" PPE WMC Resources Safety Moment Farm safety Manual handling Unconventional Hydrocarbons Railway Safety Safety PowerPoint Presentation Emergency Response Chevron one per center HSE Leadership Safety Awards Hierarchy of Safety Control Nautronix Safety Video Safety Alert Psycho-social Hazards Kellogg Joint Venture

Archive

Blog / Terms of Use / Site Map / Disclaimer / Risk Management Tool Box 2009. All rights reserved. Web design by Luminosity. E-Commerce by JStores.