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.
From 8 to 10 August 2017, we carried out an audit of Total E&P Norge AS (Total) and Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (KNOT)'s management of the working environment, emergency preparedness and materials handling in the Martin Linge FSO project.
On 20 and 21 September 2017, we carried out an audit of Ocean Rig AS and Leiv Eiriksson within structural safety.
On 12 and 13 September 2017 we carried out an audit of Saipem SpA Norwegian Branch (Saipem) and Scarabeo 8 in the domain of structural safety.
From 22 to 25 August 2017, we carried out an audit of Aker BP's arrangements for materials handling and crane and lifting operations on the Ula field.
From 2 May to 16 June 2017, we conducted an audit of the participants' handling of ICT security. The audit was directed at operators with fields and plant in operation and owners with facilities in possession of an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC).
From 1 September 2016 to 25 August 2017 we conducted an audit of ExxonMobil's activities relating to module-based drilling facilities and permanent plugging and abandonment of the wells at the Jotun B facility.
Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent to use the Songa Endurance mobile drilling facility for drilling and completion on the Troll field.
Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) is the operator for production licence 190 in the North Sea. We have given the company consent to drill exploration well 30/8-5.
On 4 and 6 September 2017, we carried out an audit of Aker BP's site-specific structural analyses and assessments for the use of Maersk Invincible at Valhall DP.
We have carried out an audit of alarm load and human factors at Mongstad.