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Significant stories

A number of major accidents and serious incidents in the petroleum sector are covered in Safety - Status and Signals 2012-2013. However, they do not represent a complete list of such events in recent years.

These articles were originally published in
Safety - Status and Signals 2012-2013

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These events have been chosen because they occurred off Norway, are key reference points for Norwegian safety efforts or have particularly influenced the PSA’s work on major accidents.

Accidents covered in Safety - Status and Signals 2012-2013:


 Ekofisk Bravo

 Aleksander L.
Kielland (1980)

 West Vanguard
 Piper Alpha
 Saga 2/4-14
 Petrobras P-36
 Snorre A (2004)  Texas City (2005)  Big Orange/
 Montara (2009)
 Deepwater Horizon

 Gullfaks C (2010)