The regulations and the supervisory system are designed to help enhance the awareness of the companies that they bear total responsibility for operating acceptably.
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.
Since 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway and HSE UK have cooperated in a forum with the class societies DNV GL, Lloyds Register and ABS on requirements for high strength structural steels. A special publication summarises some of the work.
Sintef has been commissioned by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to perform a mapping and assessment of how the industry defines "Worst Credible Process Fire".
The PSA has had a study performed of electrical installations without dedicated emergency power systems on three selected facilities.
Leaders in Norway’s oil and gas industry will assemble at the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway’s Top Executive Conference in Stavanger on 29 November 2016 to discuss the way forward for safety work in the sector.
Incidents occur every year in Norway’s petroleum industry which could have developed into a major accident under only slightly different circumstances. A clarification of the risk concept in the regulations could help to reduce these events.
Representatives of industry stakeholders and various research institutions met in Stavanger last week for an expert meeting at the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) on the health risks associated with exposure to benzene in the petroleum industry.
On 13 May 2015, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) is organising a technical seminar on security for the petroleum industry.
A new report on competence and capacity in the rig industry shows that a lack of professional competence and rig experience from the Norwegian Continental shelf (NCS) may pose a safety risk. At the same time, new rigs using new technology and long-term contracts may have a positive impact on the risk level.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has commissioned NUI (Norwegian Underwater Intervention) to prepare a report comparing decompression tables for surface-oriented diving from relevant countries and diving companies.