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Independent NFP

CODA is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, connecting stakeholders in the decommissioning space.

Global Reach

Headquartered in Perth with a national focus and worldwide connections.


We bring industry leaders, government and stakeholders together to create the best outcomes.

Support World-Class Decommissioning Industry

We are connected to the experts in the oil and gas industry and are working to support and enable key projects.

New ideas, new industries, new jobs

So many fresh opportunities are opening in the emerging decommissioning industry.

Safety & Assurance

Always supporting best practice when it comes to decommissioning work.

Over USD$40 Billion

of work to be undertaken in the next 50 years, including topsides and substructures equivalent to 75x Eiffel Towers
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Offshore Oil and Gas Decommissioning Liability (Australia)

The Australian offshore oil and gas industry is facing a significant decommissioning portfolio over the next few decades, with the potential for earlier abandonment activities given changing market conditions.

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Global Review of Decommissioning Planning and Execution Learnings

After decades of operations a growing volume of Australia’s oil and gas infrastructure is approaching the end of its productive life, leading to a significant forecast ramp-up in decommissioning activity in the next decade and continuing for decades to come.

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Development of a Decommissioning Innovation and Technology Roadmap

The Australian offshore oil and gas industry is facing a significant decommissioning portfolio over the coming decades, with the potential for the application of technology and innovation to significantly improve decommissioning project outcomes.

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Understanding the Opportunity for Local Disposal and Recycling Pathways

Australia’s growing decommissioning activity presents a significant opportunity for Australian businesses with the capability to manage the efficient recycling and disposal of materials and equipment.

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Working with operators, industry, government, academia, regulators and the community to create a sustainable approach to decommissioning in Australia.


We are working alongside Australia’s oil and gas producers to identify best practices and support their commitments to decommission their facilities safely and efficiently.


We are collaborating with businesses across the supply chain to help grow Australia’s decommissioning capability.


We are helping government identify job opportunities in remote and regional Australia and coordinate potential decommissioning hubs.


We are supporting the National Decommissioning Research Initiative (NDRI) to develop independent peer-reviewed research to better inform decommissioning decisions.

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Dr Francis Norman

CEO and Managing Director

Shaun Sadler
Shaun Sadler

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Samara Groves

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Cassy Schmidt

NDRI Program Director

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