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Audit of Esso Norge – Slagentangen

We have carried out an audit of the alarm load and human factors at Slagentangen.


Esso's refinery at Slagentangen is in Tønsberg and processes crude oil, mainly from the North Sea, into fuel products for consumption and industrial purposes.

From 22 to 24 August 2017, we carried out an audit and follow-up of alarm load and human factors in the control room at Slagentangen.

Objective
The objective of the audit was to investigate whether the alarm systems at the facility give the panel operators the necessary support in handling the processing facility during normal operations and during interruptions caused by incidents, measured against the relevant company and statutory requirements.

Result

The audit identified one non-conformity relating to the training room in the Remote Operation Building (ROB).

In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with:

We have asked Esso for feedback on how they assess these matters by 9 October 2017.

Eileen Brundtland, Press contact
Email: eileen.brundtland@ptil.no | +47 51 87 35 12