A number of major accidents involving loss of human life have occurred globally as a result of structural failure. A brief description of some challenges facing the industry is provided here.
We have carried out an audit of Rowan Norway Ltd (Rowan) and Lundin Norway AS (Lundin) concerning management of the working environment, employee participation and drilling operations on the Rowan Viking mobile facility.
Transocean Offshore Ltd (Transocean) has been given notice of an order by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) following an audit of the management of emergency preparedness and logistics on Transocean Spitsbergen.
On 16 and 17 January 2018, we carried out an audit of Statoil's work to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements for barrier management and robust operations on the drilling platform (DP) and riser platform (RP) of Johan Sverdrup.
The petroleum industry is becoming increasingly dependent on digital systems, and the companies have ambitious plans for increased use of digital technology – along the entire value chain. A new report shows how digitalisation affects health, safety and the environment.
Aker BP has received consent to perform manned underwater operations (MUO) in 2018.
We have carried out an audit of Lundin and their planning project for Luno II.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has issued an order to North Atlantic Drilling (NAD) following an audit of West Phoenix.
From 7 December 2017 to 26 January 2018, we carried out an audit of Statoil's management of barriers, technical safety, electrical facilities, working environment and materials handling at Gina Krog.
On 7 and 8 February 2018, we carried out an audit of Statoil and changes in the operational manning of Gullfaks B (GFB).
From 8 to 10 January 2018, we carried out an audit of Statoil's management of the completion of Aasta Hansteen.