The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway's investigation of the well-control incident at Visund A in March 2016 is now complete. The investigation identified several breaches of the regulations.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has made an order for COSL Drilling Europe AS following investigation of the accident on COSLInnovator on 30 December 2015, in which a person died when the facility was hit by a wave.
The PSA has decided to instigate an investigation of a well control incident on the Visund field on 17 March 2016.
A 31-kilogram grating plate fell eight metres on the Heidrun facility on 22 September 2015, grazing a person who suffered pain and swelling in one shoulder. The PSA’s investigation of the incident has identified several nonconformities from the regulations.
The PSA has completed its investigation into Norske Shell and contractors' own follow-up of incidents involving falling objects at Nyhamna in 2015. No non-confirmities with the regulations were identified in connection with our investigation.
The PSA has completed its investigation into a hydrocarbon leak on the Gudrun facility in the North Sea on 18 February 2015. Serious breaches of the regulations have been identified, and the PSA has now given operator Statoil notification of an order.
The PSA has decided to instigate an investigation of a gas leak at the Kårstø gas processing facility on 7 January 2016.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has completed its investigation of a fire on Petrojarl Knarr during 24 March 2015. A number of breaches of the regulations have been identified.
The PSA has decided to investigate a number of incidents during 2015 involving dropped objects at the Nyhamna gas processing plant on Norway’s west coast.
The PSA has decided to conduct an investigation into an oil spill which occurred on the Statfjord field on Thursday 8 October.