Haven is a jack-up facility, certified for use in water up to 83 metres deep. Statoil wishes to use it in deeper water on the Johan Sverdrup field. This entails a considerable lengthening of the legs, and the requirement for a different type of foundation (suction anchors). Haven is to be deployed on the Johan Sverdrup field from 2018.
On 1 and 2 February 2017, we carried out an audit of Statoil in connection with the extension of Haven's legs, new foundations and site-specific analyses of the load-bearing structures.
The objective of the audit was to perform spot checks of whether the project engineering of the jack-up facility complied with applicable regulations.
No non-conformities with the regulations were detected during this audit.
One improvement point was identified, concerning the use of Statoil's FAR values as acceptance criteria for risks.
Øyvind Midttun, press contact
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