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 20 November 2018 we performed a verification of Aker BP’s planning and execution of permanent plugging of wells at Valhall DP.
We have carried out an audit of Vår Energi focused on management of the working environment and materials handling on the Balder field.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) is currently working to learn more about which of its supervisory activities have the greatest effect, and to increase awareness about which approaches give the best return.
A user survey has been conducted by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to learn more about how its audits are perceived by the industry and the effect they have, and to identify potential improvements. The results are now available.
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.
We have carried out an audit of Equinor Energy AS (Equinor) focused on the company’s follow-up of steel pipes, steel risers and control cables for the northern operating area.
We have carried out a major accident audit of Esso Norge AS (Esso) at Slagentangen.
We have given Spirit Energy (Spirit) consent to use the facilities on the Oda field.