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Eni Norge AS has been issued with an order following an incident at Goliat

The PSA has issued Eni Norge AS (Eni) with an order to identify and implement necessary measures following the incident at Goliat on 26 August 2016.


On 26 August 2016, Goliat suffered a power outage and production was halted. Eni is investigating the incident. Goliat also suffered a similar incident on 10 May 2016. 

On the basis of these incidents, on 29 August 2016, the PSA issued a notification of order.

In conformity with the notification, the following order is made:

Pursuant to the Framework Regulations, Section 69, with reference to the Management Regulations, Section 22 concerning the handling of non-conformities, we order Eni Norge AS to identify and implement necessary measures following the incident of 26 August 2016 in order to achieve compliance with health, safety and environmental legislation. Eni is to submit the provisional results and recommended measures from the investigation to the PSA by 5 September 2016.

Once the investigation has been completed, Eni is to present a binding, time-delimited schedule with deadlines for implementing corrective measures following the incident and a description of any compensatory measures to be deployed until the non-conformities have been rectified.

We are to be notified when the order has been carried out.

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