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Offshore Safety Directive Regulator (OSDR)

offshore oil platform

The Offshore Safety Directive Regulator is the Competent Authority responsible for overseeing industry compliance with the EU Directive on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations. The Directive was published following the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Directive is also resulting in changes to the UK health, safety and environmental regime.

OSDR - The Competent Authority

Offshore Major Accident Hazards Advisory Committee (OMAHAC)

Offshore installation

The Offshore Major Accident Hazards Advisory Committee (OMAHAC) was established in March 2016 to meet the requirements of the Directive 2013/30/EU on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations.

More about OMAHAC

Transitional arrangements

An amended regulatory regime for health, safety and environmental matters will arise from the implementation of the EU Directive. This requires revisions to existing offshore installation Safety Cases and Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (OPEPs), for which transitional arrangements will apply.

More about arrangements

News and Events

News and events for Offshore Safety Directive Regulator (OSDR)

News and Events

Updated 2018-07-24