An operator must obtain consent from the regulator at important milestones. This system ensures that the operator has established good checkpoints for its activities, and that its key decisions are subject to government control.
On commission from the PSA, Lloyd's Register has undertaken a study to shed light on the risk picture associated with different vessel operations in the petroleum activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) and the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority have jointly audited Transocean’s routines for handling notifications of censurable conditions (whistleblowing) at work.
Following up the petroleum industry’s work with digital technology and ICT security is a priority area at the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA). A key target for this supervision in 2019 will be helping the sector to improve safety and the working environment.
A new study commissioned by the PSA provides state-of-the-art knowledge about experiences of incidents and failure modes linked to bonded flexible pipes and hoses.
We have carried out an audit of Equinor focused on the company’s follow-up of the technical condition of structures following the life extension for the Statfjord A facility.
We have conducted a major accident audit at Sture.
We have given ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS (ConocoPhillips) consent to use the West Elara mobile drilling facility for production drilling on the Eldfisk field.
We have given Wellesley Petroleum (Wellesley) consent to drill exploration well 25/1-13 in the North Sea.
We have given Spirit Energy (Spirit) consent to use the facilities on the Oda field.
We have carried out a major accident audit of Gassco at Kollsnes.