The regulations and the supervisory system are designed to help enhance the awareness of the companies that they bear total responsibility for operating acceptably.
There were no reported undesirable incidents in the form of personal injuries or near-misses in connection with saturation diving in 2009. This emerges from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway's report from the DSYS diving database.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway's (PSA's) seminar on operation and inspection of field pipelines revealed varying interpretations of regulatory requirements for internal inspection of pipelines. "It is important that the operating companies achieve a common interpretation of the regulations, to the greatest extent possible, says principal engineer Trond Sundby in the PSA.
A new status report summarises the knowledge available on bonded flexible pipes. The study was carried out after the rupture in the offloading hose on Statfjord A in December 2007.
The safety culture of a facility affects the number of hydrocarbon leaks as well as the noise level. This is one of the conclusions in a research project which has been conducted with data from the Risk Level Project (RNNP) during the period 2003 - 2008.
There are still seats available for the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA’s) seminar on operation and inspection of field pipelines on 9 December. Registration deadline is 4 December.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar at its offices in Stavanger on 9 December 2009. Topics for the seminar will be operation and inspection of pipelines where the main focus will be on internal inspection of infield pipelines that transport liquids and untreated well stream fluids. The seminar program has now been finalized.
In September, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) organised an open conference on employee participation in the petroleum activities. Now a report has been released which summarises the presentations and discussions held during the conference, and discusses potential measures for developing employee participation in the petroleum industry.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway 's survey project shows that aging and lifetime extension have a number of consequences for maintenance management. The results of the project were presented at the PSA's maintenance seminar on 5 November.
What are the consequences of aging and life cycle extensions for maintenance management? How shall safety be safeguarded? On Thursday, 5 November the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway invites you to a seminar on maintenance management. Deadline for registration: 3 November.
The International Committee on Regulatory Research and Development (ICRARD) has held its annual meeting. Minutes of the meeting and presentations of the member countries’ R&D activities in the field of health, safety and the environment in the petroleum industry can be downloaded from ICRARD’s website.