The PSA has prepared a document about barrier management to provide information on how we define the requirements in the regulations and guideline texts in relation to the contents of relevant standards.
From 11 to 13 November 2018, we carried out an audit of Njord A within the domains of materials handling, lifting equipment and the working environment.
Equinor has received consent to extend the life of the Gullfaks C facility and associated pipelines.
We have carried out an audit of Ocean Rig and the company’s management of the working environment and emergency preparedness on the Leiv Eiriksson mobile drilling facility. Extensive breaches of the regulations were identified, and we have now issued Ocean Rig with a notification of order.
On 24 January 2019, we carried out an audit of Equinor and its management of safety systems and the electrical facilities on the Johan Sverdrup living quarters platform (LQ).
Bolt incidents constitute a risk in the petroleum industry. The PSA has had a study undertaken on the use of and incidents involving bolts, along with recommendations for any development requirements.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has issued an order to Equinor Energy (Equinor) following an audit of material handling and management of the working environment on Martin Linge A. This showed that nonconformities identified earlier by the PSA have not been corrected.
We have carried out an audit of Wellesley Petroleum (Wellesley) in connection with the specification of the site-specific meteorological and oceanographic data for exploration drilling.
We have carried out an audit of Equinor Energy AS (Equinor) and its management of the operation and maintenance of, and barriers for, the subsea facilities on the Norne field.
We have carried out an audit of Equinor Energy (Equinor) and the company’s management of materials handling and emergency preparedness on the Gudrun field.
In weeks 43 and 45 of 2018 we carried out an audit of ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS (CoPSAS)’s management of maintenance of the facilities at Eldfisk.