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.
This issue of Dialogue takes a close look at the future – not over 12 or 24 months, but 17 years down the road. We present four visions about how health, safety and the environment (HSE) in the industry might look in 2035.
We have given Equinor consent to modify existing crude oil facility A-100 at Mongstad.
Converting 37 000 people to life in a digital workplace is a question of cultural adaptation, maintains TechnipFMC’s Ann-Christin Andersen. And that calls for small steps at a time.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has conducted an audit of Aker BP directed at risk, barrier and maintenance management on the Ula field. Serious breaches of the regulations were identified, and the company has now been given notice of an order.
The PSA’s main issue for 2019 emphasises where responsibility for safety rests in the industry – with the companies. But it also signals greater vigilance by the supervisory authority.
The PSA has carried out a scenario analysis with four visions which explore what the petroleum industry might look like in 2035. These scenarios can make it easier to face the future in the energy sector ¬– both for the PSA and for the rest of the industry.
In this report, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) discusses the place of maintenance in barrier management in terms of principles as well as stage by stage in the barrier management processes, through specific examples, and in relation to selected key issues.
We have given Wellesley Petroleum AS (Wellesley) consent for exploration drilling of wells 35/4-U-1 and 35/4-2.
We have given Aker BP consent for exploration and production drilling of a well in the Bøyla field.
We have carried out an audit of Equinor Mongstad. This was a major accident audit on the topics of emergency preparedness, follow-up of non-conformities and improvement points from last year’s major accident audit, and implementation of new requirements in the Major Accident Regulations.