Documents from the proceedings

Hearings for the Montara Commission of Inquiry were held from 15 March to 16 April 2010. Submissions made to the Inquiry and transcripts of the daily hearings are posted below.

Submissions

The Montara Commission of Inquiry (the Inquiry) sought submissions from all parties interested in the Terms of Reference.
To assist parties in the preparation of submissions, the Inquiry released a paper outlining some preliminary issues and questions relating to its Terms of Reference. The paper did not seek to limit or define matters that might have been pertinent to the Inquiry.

Collapsed - List of submissions

No.​ ​Submission
01 Mr Scott Ryan
02

Fire Fighting Technologies International Pty Ltd
Attachment 1
Attachment 2

03 A number of similar submissions have been received proposing constraints on the expansion of the petroleum industry on the North-West shelf of Australia’s Kimberley region.
04 James Kesteven
05 Australian Marine Oil Spill Centre
06 Cape Conservation Group Inc
07 Australian Marine Conservation Society
08 APPEA Ltd
09 Australian Conservation Foundation
10 Name kept confidential (Professional Engineer)
11 Brian Holland
12 Senator Rachel Siewert
13 Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (International)
14 The Wilderness Society and Environs Kimberley
Note: The report referenced on pp. 6-7 of the submission is sourced from: M. M. Gagnon (2009). 'Report on biopsy collections from specimens collected from the surrounds of the west atlas oil leak - fish specimens', Curtin University, Perth, WA.
15 WWF-Australia
16

Australian Southern Blue Fin Tuna Industry Association Ltd (ASBTIA)
Maps
References

17 National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority
18 Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Attachment A
Attachment B
Attachment C
Attachment D
Attachment E
Attachment F
Attachment G
Attachment H
Attachment I
Attachment J
Attachment K
Attachment L
Attachment M
Attachment N
Attachment O
19 Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC)
20 Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)
21 PTTEP Australasia (Ashmore Cartier) Pty Ltd
Glossary of terms
Terms of Reference 1
Terms of Reference 4
Terms of Reference 5
Terms of Reference 6
Terms of Reference 7
Terms of Reference 7 Annex A
Terms of Reference 8
Terms of Reference 9
22 Atlas Drilling (S) Pte Ltd
23 Northern Territory Department of Resources
PO Box 3000 Darwin NT 0801
Attachment 1
Attachment 2
24 Australian Maritime Safety Authority
25 Kimberley Whale Watching
26 Labrador Holdings WA Pty., Ltd. Trustee of the Well Planning Trust. ABN: 1520471325
Note: The Directors of Labrador Petro-Management Pty Ltd have asked the Inquiry to clarify that they have no association with Mr Wayne Needoba of Labrador Holdings WA Pty Ltd.
Further submission
Information 1
Information 2
Information 3
Additional Information
27 Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers
28 Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism
29 Tim Kelly
30 University of Western Australia
31 Elmer P. Danenberger
32 Colin Leach
33 Senator Rachel Siewert
Note: A report on the testing of the samples submitted by Senator Siewert and statutory declarations (English language versios) made in relation to the collection of these samples are accessible through these links.
Sample analysis
Statutory declaration
34 Department of Transport WA
35 Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Attachment A
Attachment C
Attachment D
36 Tina Hunter, Bond University
37

WWF-Australia
Analysis (oil spill response)
Biodiversity survey

38 West Timor Care Foundation
(Yayasan Peduli Timor Barat)

Transcripts

Transcripts from hearings for the Montara Commission of Inquiry held in 2010.

Exhibits

Documents exhibited within the public hearings for the Montara Commission of Inquiry.

Annexure A Documents

Documents referred to in the Inquiry’s Report.

Collapsed - Annexure A Documents

No. Document title Document date Document ID

Documents referred to in the Inquiry’s Report

1

Advice from Geoscience Australia (GA) to RET

24 August 2009

RET.0017.0001.0497

2

Schlumberger Montara H1 ST1 End of Well Report

Undated

SCD.0001.0021.2100

4

Letter from solicitor for Halliburton to Solicitor Assisting the Inquiry (Note: Document 4 is the same as document 46)

28 May 2010

n/a

5

PTTEPAA Response to Seadrill investigation report

10 March 2010

n/a

6

Letter from Vic DPI to the Inquiry

15 March 2010

n/a

7

Trueman proof of evidence

Undated

PRF.6010.0001.0003

8

West Atlas Short Report

20 August 2009

SEA.002.009.4412

9

Letter from solicitors for PTTEPAA to the Inquiry

26 May 2019

n/a

10

Atlas/Seadrill Well Control Manual

26 June 2006

SEA.009.001 .0743

11

Letter from PTTEPAA to NOPSA

26 February 2009

NOP.9000.0011.0321

13

Email from NT DoR to AMSA

22 August 2009

NTG.0001.0001.0249

14

AMSA Sitrep 9am (sic) Friday (page 1 only)

21 August 2009

DEW.9000.0022.0300

15

Prohibition Notice 0221

22 August 2009

NOP.9000.0016.0014

16

Prohibition Notice 0222

22 August 2009

NOP.9000.0016.0116

17

Letter from Millar to NOPSA

1 October 2009

SEA.003.012.4038

18

Letter from NOPSA to the Inquiry

20 April 2010

COR.0001.0005.0001

19

Letter from Jacob to NOPSA

31 August 2009

NOP.9000.0016.0133

20

Letter from Jacob to NT DoR

2 September 2009

GEO.0002.0001.0529

21

Letter from NOPSA (Schubach) to Jacob

11 September 2009

PTT.9003.0029.0247

22

Letter from NOPSA (Dunster) to Jacob

11 September 2009

PTT.9003.0029.0255

24

Alert Well Control Executive Briefing Montara H1 ST-1 Well Control Operations Revision

August 2009

PTT.9002.0001.0175

25

Letter from NOPSA to the Inquiry

24 May 2010

n/a

26

Email from GA to RET

26 August 2009

GEO.0001.0001.0120

27

Email from Duncan to PTTEPAA Executive

22 August 2009

PTT.9002.0005.0007

28

Email from NT DoR to GA

9 September 2009

RET.0010.0001.1549

29

Email from Jacob entitled Montara H1 Update

2 December 2009

DEW.9001.0024.0219

30

Letter from Jacob to NOPSA (Dunster)

21 September 2009

NOP.9000.0011.0399

31

Email from Collins to Noonan

23 December 2009

PTT.9002.0008.0249

32

DEWHA review of NEBA advice

29 September 2009

DEW.9001.0012.0392

Submission

35

AMSA response to draft findings

24 May 2010

n/a

36

Atlas comments on responses to draft findings

27 May 2010

n/a

37

Atlas response to draft findings regulatory

24 May 2010

n/a

38

Atlas response to draft findings circumstances and cause

18 May 2010

n/a

39

Atlas submissions following hearing (incorrectly dated 23 April 2010 in Annexure A)

22 April 2010

n/a

40

Montara Report Comments - Craig Duncan (attaching email entitled 'RE Working with Coogee') (Note: Document 40 comprises 2 separate pdf files

18 May 2019

n/a

41

DEWHA comments on responses to draft findings

28 May 2010

n/a

42

DEWHA response to draft findings

24 May 2010

n/a

43

Halliburton response to draft findings

13 May 2010

n/a

44

Doeg response to draft findings

14 May 2010

n/a

45

Halliburton comments on responses to draft findings

25 May 2010

n/a

46

Halliburton comments on PTTEPAA response (Note: Document 46 is the same as document 4)

28 May 2010

n/a

47

Northern Territory response to draft findings regulatory

27 May 2010

n/a

48

O'Shea response to draft findings

21 May 2010

n/a

49

PTTEPAA comments on responses to draft findings

27 May 2010

n/a

50

PTTEPAA comments on responses to draft findings circumstances and causes (Note: Document 50 is the same as document 9)

26 May 2010

n/a

54

PTTEPAA response to draft findings on regulatory regime (Note: Document 54 has been redacted)

24 May 2010

n/a

55

Breadmore response to draft findings on performance of PTTEPAA

24 May 2010

n/a

56

RET response to draft findings on environment

24 May 2010

n/a

57

RET response to draft findings regulatory regime

24 May 2010

n/a

58

Treasure response to draft findings on circumstances and cause

18 May 2010

n/a

59

Wilson response to draft findings on circumstances and cause

17 May 2010

n/a

60

WWF-Harvey Report final draft

2 June 2010

n/a

61

PTTEPAA response to WWF-Harvey Report

8 June 2010

n/a

62

Atlas response to WWF-Harvey Report

8 June 2010

n/a

63

NOPSA response to WWF-Harvey Report

9 June 2010

n/a

64

PTTEPAA industry recommendations

3 June 2010

n/a

65

Letter from CEO of PTTEPAA enclosing: (a) Annexure A - Montara Action Plan; and (b) Exhibits A-D (Note: Document 65 comprises 6 separate pdf files)
Appendix A - Montara Action Plan
Exhibit A
Exhibit B
Exhibit C
Exhibit D
Letter from CEO

25 May 2010

n/a

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