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Audit of Equinor – Sleipner field centre

From 15 to 22 November 2018, we carried out an audit of Equinor and its follow-up of corrosion under insulation (CUI) on the Sleipner field.

The objective of the audit was to verify the company’s maintenance and follow-up of corrosion under insulation in the processing facility, and to follow up how maintenance plans reflect the challenges identified.

Three non-conformities were identified during the audit, concerning:

  • Maintenance of insulation for processing equipment and structures
  • Follow-up and maintenance of safety-critical equipment and functions
  • Non-conformity handling

In addition, three improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Testing of the firewater system
  • Fire divisions
  • Information about risks associated with working on insulation stripping for CUI inspections and continuous improvement

Equinor has been given a deadline of 18 February 2019 to report on how the non-conformities and improvement points will be addressed.

Øyvind Midttun, press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77