During the period 5-7 January 2016, the PSA conducted an audit on ENI Norge AS (ENI)'s facility, the Goliat FPSO (Goliat). The audit was conducted as a follow-up to an audit carried out in June 2015 linked to logistics on Goliat.The audit identified serious breaches of the regulations.
Based on the findings made during the audit, the PSA notified Eni of two orders.
In conformity with the notification, Eni is issued with the following orders:
1. Pursuant to the Framework Regulations, section 69 concerning administrative decisions, with reference to section 22 of the Management Regulations concerning non-conformity processing, section 82 of the Facilities Regulations concerning entry into force, with reference to section 12 of the Facilities Regulations (as at 2009) concerning materials handling and transport routes, access and evacuation routes, and section 24 of the Facilities Regulations (as at 2009) concerning lighting, ENI Norge AS is ordered to:
- Implement measures to correct the non-conformities presented in section 5.1.4 of the report.
- systematically review and map all areas and systems within logistics and assess compliance with requirements for materials handling and lighting
- present a binding and time-delimited plan with a deadline for corrective measures following the mapping, and a statement of priorities as regards the measures, along with a description of any compensatory measures which will be implemented until the non-conformities have been corrected.
2. Pursuant to section 69 of the Framework Regulations concerning administrative decisions, with reference to section 17 of the Framework Regulations on the duty to establish, monitor and further develop management systems, section 6 of the Management Regulations on the management of health, safety and the environment, section 8 concerning internal requirements, section 15 of the Management Regulations concerning information and section 22 of the Management Regulations concerning non-conformity processing, ENI Norge AS is ordered to:
- Conduct a coherent review of, complete and implement its management system for logistics. As part of the above, it must be ensured that:
- roles and responsibilities are clearly defined and understood
- relevant requirements are applied and visible
- necessary information is disseminated to relevant users at the right time
- non-conformities are systematically registered and followed up 2
- employee participation is ensured - competence and training are ensured
With reference to sections 5.1.1, 5.1.2, 5.1.3, 5.1.5 and 5.1.6 of the report
The deadline for complying with the above orders is set at 9/3/2016. We are to be notified when the orders have been carried out.
Explanation of the terms "order" and "notification of order"
An order is an administrative decision made pursuant to the regulations. Before we issue an order, we generally send a "notification of order" to the affected companies.
A notification of order is neither an instrument nor a notice of sanctions, but a step in the PSA's case processing in which we request the party to assess the factual basis. The notification is only the first step before an administrative decision is made.
An order is a strongly preventive instrument which is legally binding on the recipient.
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