The investigation of the hydrocarbon leak of 26 January 2014 on Statfjord C by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) identified serious breaches of the regulations. Operator Statoil has now been notified of an order by the PSA.
The hydrocarbon leak at the Hammerfest LNG facility in northern Norway on 5 January 2014 had a big accident potential and could have led to loss of life, according to the PSA’s investigation.
The investigation of a hydrocarbon leak on Oseberg A in the North Sea on 17 June 2013 has identified serious breaches of the regulations. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has now notified operator Statoil of an order.
The PSA has resolved to conduct an investigation into two escapes of hydrocarbons at the Hammerfest LNG plant on Melkøya in northern Norway during 5-6 January 2014.
The PSA has issued Statoil Petroleum AS with a notification of order following investigation of an incident on 30 September 2013, in which a 7-inch production pipe fell 14.3 metres from a feed table. This feed table is connected to a pipe belt which is part of the pipe handling system for carrying pipes into and out of the derrick. The investigation identified serious breaches of the regulations.
The PSA has issued an order to Naturkraft AS following the investigation of the incident of 30 May 2013, in which two employees at Naturkraft's gas-fired power plant at Kårstø were exposed to an ammonia solution. The investigation identified serious breaches of the regulations.
The PSA has concluded its investigation into the incident on the Skandi Arctic diving support vessel, which happened on 22 June 2013.
The PSA has resolved to launch an investigation into a mechanical handling incident which occurred on the Statfjord C facility in the North Sea on 30 September 2013.
The steam leak at the Mongstad facility on 8 November 2012 had a large potential for injury, with a risk of multiple fatalities. The PSA's investigation of the incident concludes that the leak occurred due to corrosion.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has decided to initiate an investigation of the hydrocarbon leak that took place on the Oseberg A facility on 17 June 2013.