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Press Release on the risk level

The negative trend in the risk level on the shelf in 1999 and 2000 appears to be coming to a halt. Some key indicators show a clear improvement, while others still show a negative trend. Heightened focus on safety combined with better and more trusting cooperation between the parties in the industry appears to be the most positive development trend.

This is important to ensure that we can carry out necessary supervision, and it is important for the companies that are making the decisions that improve safety,fety," says Berge.


He emphasizes the unique aspect of this risk project in that it does not stop at recording incidents and near-misses, but also tries to find indicators for early identification of the risk of major accidents fots for an entire industrial sector.


"This makes the risk project unique, not only in the petroleum sector, but in general both in Norway and internationally," says Berge.