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Audit of ConocoPhillips – Ekofisk 2/4 J

Between 17 November and 15 December 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of the work of ConocoPhillips (COPSAS) to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements within the disciplines of technical safety and process safety in respect of the operation and maintenance of 2/4 J (EkoJ).

EkoJ is a processing platform which receives production from the entire Ekofisk field in addition to Eldfisk and Tor for processing and transport to Emden/Teeside. EkoJ is part of the Ekofisk complex and has a bridge connection to Ekofisk 2/4M and Ekofisk 2/4X.


Five non-conformities were identified in connection with:

  • Barrier management
  • High-voltage installations
  • Management of non-conformities
  • Pressure tanks
  • Documentation

In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Fire water
  • Process shutdown valve
  • Ignition sources
  • Evacuation routes
  • Acceptance criteria


Inger Anda, Director for communication and public affairs
Email: inger.anda@ptil.no | +47 970 54 064