Monitoring and Reporting

To ensure the transparency and openness principles are applied in terms of the performance of the industry, the licensee is required to report to the Minister its level of performance against the criteria for each objective as outlined in the SEO for each of its activities. This reporting is to be provided in an Annual Report which will be placed on the Environment Register and will be audited by the Department of State Development on an as needs basis.

For some objectives, which cannot readily be measured through quantitative assessment, particularly in relation to land and vegetation disturbance such as the restoration of well sites and seismic lines, techniques such as Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) have been adopted to provide such measurement.