The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has informed manufacturers, importers and suppliers in identical letters about the danger of using flat-braided steel slings.
In a circular to the industry, the PSA emphasises that mobile facilities with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) must fulfil the AoC obligations even during periods when they are not on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
Circular letter to the industry: We have been informed that COSMO fire doors of class A-0, A-60 and B-15 may have deficient insulation.
The companies are responsible for protecting facilities from wave-in-deck impacts this coming winter. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has now sent an identical letter to operators of mobile facilities, concerning how they should respond to the accident on the Troll field on 30 December 2015 when the COSLInnovator semi-submersible rig was hit by a wave.
In a circular to the industry, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway aims to provide information about the regulatory requirements relating to the use of deck gratings made from composites.
In an identical letter (circular) to the offshore petroleum industry, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway requests the companies to separate out into an annex those parts of the consent application that are relevant to the Norwegian Environment Agency's case processing .
In a circular to the industry, the PSA clarifies matters relating to the length of diving umbilicals for manned underwater operations.
Circular concerning the collection of empirical data for pipeline systems and subsea facilities – Trends in risk level (RNNP).
The PSA has addressed an identical letter to the industry in order to amplify the provisions on handling nonconformities from the HSE regulations.
The PSA has sent a circular letter to the industry containing a clarification of the capacity requirement for fire water supply for permanently manned facilities.