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NOPSEMA Report into Montara Blowout

Graham Marshall - Sunday, December 30, 2012

NOPSEMA has published a report prepared by an independent expert witness in relation to the Montara wellhead platform blowout on 21 August 2009 involving PTTEP AA.

Colin Stuart provided an expert opinion to assist in the investigation of the incident and to support the brief of evidence referred to the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

The report provides comprehensive consideration and analysis of the events leading up to, and immediately following, the incident and has been published by NOPSEMA to allow industry to benefit from key lessons learned, in particular improving barrier integrity awareness.


The report is available for download in three volumes via the Safety resources web page at NOPSEMA.



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