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Audit of working environment, emergency preparedness and materials handling at Heidrun

From 28 August to 3 September 2015, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway carried out an audit of Statoil's management of the working environment, emergency preparedness and materials handling at Heidrun.


Result

Non-conformities were identified in connection with:

  • Continuous improvement
  • Risk reduction
  • Competence
  • Risk mapping


In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Lifting operations
  • Marking of crane beams
  • Offshore cranes
  • Resources
  • Employee participation
  • Execution and follow-up of training in the emergency preparedness organisation
  • Training of emergency preparedness personnel

Statoil has been given a deadline of 4 November 2015 to report on how the non-conformities and improvement points will be dealt with.

Non-conformity:
Entails that a condition is assessed as not complying with a regulatory requirement.

Improvement point:
Entails that we have identified a deficiency or weakness, without there being sufficient grounds for determining a breach of regulatory requirements.

Heidrun is at Haltenbanken in the Norwegian Sea, around 225 west of Brønnøysund. The field has been developed using a floating concrete tension leg facility placed over a template.

Production at Heidrun began in 1995.

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