Five sets of regulations have been adopted for health, safety and the environment (HSE) in Norway’s offshore petroleum sector and at selected petroleum plants on land.
Safety is a cornerstone of Norwegian petroleum operations. An unsafe industry puts value – and values – at risk.
In September and October 2017, we carried out an audit of 4 main suppliers of subsea facilities.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has initiated an investigation of an incident where one person died and another suffered serious injuries on Maersk Interceptor on the Tambar field on 7 December 2017.
We have carried out an audit of Wintershall, Odfjell (drilling contractor) and relevant drilling and well service contractors' planning and execution of drilling and well activities on the Maria field using the Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig.
Following an overall assessment, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has determined that the order which required a shutdown of Goliat has now been complied with. This means that operator Eni Norge (Eni) can bring the field back on stream.
Statoil has received consent to use the Askepott mobile drilling facility to perform well activities at Oseberg Vestflanken 2
KCA Deutag Drilling Norge AS has received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for Askepott.
From 14 to 29 September 2017, we carried out an audit of how Statoil is following up barriers and operations on the Snorre A facility.
Between June and October 2017, we conducted audits of arrangements for evacuation from facilities at Point Resources, Aker BP and ConocoPhillips.
In the Norwegian petroleum activities, the Norwegian language must be used as far as possible. This applies to both spoken and written use. In choosing to use another language, the employer must document that the Norwegian language is not appropriate, and that such use is not detrimental to safety.