The far north on the NCS is characterised by big distances and little infrastructure. These conditions mean that rescue and evacuation capacity is currently limited.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has initiated an investigation of an incident where one person died and another suffered serious injuries on Maersk Interceptor on the Tambar field on 7 December 2017.
We have carried out an audit of Wintershall, Odfjell (drilling contractor) and relevant drilling and well service contractors' planning and execution of drilling and well activities on the Maria field using the Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig.
Following an overall assessment, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has determined that the order which required a shutdown of Goliat has now been complied with. This means that operator Eni Norge (Eni) can bring the field back on stream.
Statoil has received consent to use the Askepott mobile drilling facility to perform well activities at Oseberg Vestflanken 2
KCA Deutag Drilling Norge AS has received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for Askepott.
From 14 to 29 September 2017, we carried out an audit of how Statoil is following up barriers and operations on the Snorre A facility.
Between June and October 2017, we conducted audits of arrangements for evacuation from facilities at Point Resources, Aker BP and ConocoPhillips.
In the Norwegian petroleum activities, the Norwegian language must be used as far as possible. This applies to both spoken and written use. In choosing to use another language, the employer must document that the Norwegian language is not appropriate, and that such use is not detrimental to safety.
On 23 and 24 August 2017, we carried out an audit of organisational changes in the group and health, safety and environment (HSE) risk at Engie E&P Norge AS (Engie).
Progress in a number of areas – concerns with three in particular. That is the overall picture painted by Trends in risk level in the petroleum activity for acute discharges (RNNP AD) for 2016 and 2001-16.