International Regulators' Forum

The International Regulators' Forum was formed in 1993 to provide international leadership on safety and safety-related regulatory matters for offshore oil and gas activities, continue to strengthen sharing of regulatory practice and experience, and provide a sounding board for key initiatives of members.

The IRF hosts an Offshore Safety Conference every two to three years that brings together regulators, industry, researchers, non-profits and others to examine issues related to risks offshore and increase safety and environmental performance.

International Regulators Forum Offshore Renewable Energy Sub-committee (IRFORES)

The IRFORES is the international forum of offshore renewable energy infrastructure health and safety regulators. The forum provides the sharing of leading practice and innovation in regulation of the rapidly evolving offshore renewable energy sector. 

In alignment with the principles of the International Regulators' Forum (IRF), IRFORES members are committed to advancing health and safety standards offshore.

2023 IRF Offshore Safety Conference

The 2023 IRF Offshore Safety Conference was held in Perth, WA on 3 and 4 October. The event attracted more than 200 delegates from regulation and industry to enjoyed a packed agenda showcasing a wide range of perspectives on an equally diverse range of issues.

For more information on the Conference click here.