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.
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.
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.
From 3 to 9 September 2018 we carried out an audit of KCAD’s and Equinor’s logistics and drilling operations using Askeladden on the Gullfaks field.
We have carried out an audit of Wood (formerly Wood Group Norway) and the company’s own follow-up of the arrangements for genuine employee participation.
On 21 and 22 August and 3 to 5 September 2018, we carried out an audit of Spirit Energy and Maersk Drilling focused on the planning and execution of drilling and well operations on the Oda field using Maersk Interceptor.
We have carried out an audit of Aker BP and the company’s own follow-up of arrangements for genuine employee participation.
We have carried out an audit of Neptune Energy Norge AS (Neptune) focused on the fabrication of production pipes for Fenja.
We have carried out an audit of Gassco focused on alarm load and human factors in the central control room at Nyhamna.
We have carried out an audit of Lundin’s management of technical barriers at Edvard Grieg.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) and the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority have jointly audited Norisol’s routines for handling notifications of censurable conditions (whistleblowing) at work.