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Audit of Statoil – Sleipner

From 11 to 13 August 2015, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway carried out an audit of Statoil Petroleum AS's administration of emergency preparedness, materials handling and lifting equipment maintenance at Sleipner.


The objective of the audit was to evaluate management's administration of emergency preparedness, materials handling and lifting equipment maintenance at Sleipner, as well as to verify that Statoil is taking due account of the prerequisites, restrictions and recommendations in the emergency preparedness analysis for Sleipner, and that they are communicated out to the emergency preparedness organisation.

Result:
Non-conformities were identified in connection with:

  • Continuous improvement and learning following incidents
  • Maintenance of offshore cranes
  • Maintenance programmes
  • Thermal effects on offshore cranes
  • Ignition source control for offshore cranes
  • Maintenance of wire rope
  • Competence
  • Capacity
  • Training of emergency preparedness personnel


In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Technical condition of offshore cranes
  • Bumpers
  • Planning of lifting operations
  • Siting of MOB boat
     

Statoil has been given a deadline of 26 September 2015 to report on how the non-conformities and improvement points will be dealt with.

 

 

 

 

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