Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 1999

  • revoked
  • Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 1999: revoked, on 30 June 2013, by regulation 87 of the Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/208).

Reprint as at 30 June 2013

Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 1999

(SR 1999/349)

Michael Hardie Boys, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 11th day of October 1999

Present:
The Right Hon Jenny Shipley presiding in Council

  • Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 1999: revoked, on 30 June 2013, by regulation 87 of the Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/208).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.


Pursuant to section 21 of the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Contents

1 Title and commencement

2 Interpretation

3 Meaning of employer and employee

4 Relationship between Act and regulations

Part 1
Duties relating to all petroleum operations

5 Application of this Part

6 Managers to be appointed to exercise supervision

7 Management of hazardous liquids, vapours, or gases

8 Emergency procedures

9 Safe disposal of waste petroleum

10 Sources of ignition

11 Notification of initial discharge of petroleum

12 Design, construction, operation, maintenance, suspension, and abandonment standards

Part 2
Duties relating to well-drilling operations

13 Application of this Part

14 Notification of certain operations

15 Inspection of well-drilling operations by employer

16 Well-drilling records

17 Management of particular hazards in well-drilling operations

18 Casing of wells

19 Notification of certain events

20 Abandonment of wells

Part 3
Duties relating to installations

21 Application of this Part

22 Safety case

23 Transitional provision for safety cases

24 Recognition of inspection bodies

25 Inspection body to carry out inspections and issue certificates of fitness

26 Recognition of verification schemes

27 Functions of employers operating verification schemes

28 Compliance with certificates of fitness

29 Reports of audits of installation

30 Protection of accommodation

30 Provision of temporary refuge

32 Offshore life-saving equipment

33 Management of particular hazards in all installations

Part 4
Offences

35 Offences

Schedule 1
Particulars required to be notified to Secretary

Schedule 2
Particulars to be kept in daily well-drilling records

Schedule 3
Particulars to be included in summary report of completed well-drilling

Schedule 4
Particulars to be included in safety case for installation

Schedule 5
Form of Certificate of Fitness

Schedule 6
Particulars to be provided for in verification scheme

Gazette information

Reprint notes