The development of subsea technology, along with the increasing number of new entrants, and the increasing complexity of solutions for subsea installations on the NCS, has prompted the PSA to commission a study of:
The outcome of the study is a report dealing with these issues and the associated need for proper documentation and information exchange, in order to promote learning and reduce the level of risk, with the aim of operating subsea facilities fully in accordance with regulatory requirements.
More specifically, the study covered the following topics:
The report is based on experiences from Norwegian petroleum activities and from the wider world.
The report was prepared by DNV GL and will be presented by them at the Subsea Facilities seminar to be held at our offices on 25 March 2014.