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.
We have given Equinor consent for extended operation of the Åsgard A facility to December 2030.
On 3 and 4 December 2018, we carried out an audit of Equinor’s assurance of process safety in the design of Johan Castberg.
From 28 to 30 November 2018, we carried out an audit of Point Resources and their assurance of the safety of structures and marine systems at Balder.
Icebergs on a collision course with petroleum facilities represent a serious hazard. ArcIso, on commission from the PSA, has undertaken a study to assess the consequences of potential collisions between floating glacial ice and semi-submersible facilities.
From 12 to 15 November 2018, we carried out an audit of KCAD’s management of emergency preparedness and the working environment at Askepott.
The PSA has completed its investigation of the undesirable incident with a motion-compensated walkway on the Tambar field on 28 July 2018. This has yielded important knowledge and revealed several breaches of the regulations.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has conducted an audit of Esso Norge AS (Esso) and its follow-up related to material handling, including crane and lifting, insulation, scaffolding and surface treatment (ISS)/rope access, and management of the working environment at Slagentangen.
We have given Lundin consent for exploration drilling and testing of wells 16/1-31 S and 16/1-31 A.
Gassco has received consent to extend the life of the Vesterled pipeline system.
From 15 to 22 November 2018, we carried out an audit of Equinor and its follow-up of corrosion under insulation (CUI) on the Sleipner field.