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.
The PSA has now reviewed all lifting incidents in the offshore petroleum activities during the period 2005-2010. The results from the survey will be presented to the industry in a meeting on 14 March 2012.
From 1 June 2011, a certificate will no longer be issued in connection with the awarding of Acknowledgements of Compliance (AoC).
Operators and rig contractors on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) have been asked to confirm briefly that a risk-based approach will be take to current restrictions on helicopter flights because of ash in the atmosphere.