A number of major accidents involving loss of human life have occurred globally as a result of structural failure. A brief description of some challenges facing the industry is provided here.
A new report produced by the Sintef research foundation for the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) collates information on the status of and challenges to the condition and maintenance of safety-critical equipment in the petroleum industry.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) and the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority have jointly audited Maersk Drilling's routines for handling notifications of censurable conditions (whistleblowing) at work.
On 20 November 2018 we performed a verification of Aker BP’s planning and execution of permanent plugging of wells at Valhall DP.
We have carried out an audit of Vår Energi focused on management of the working environment and materials handling on the Balder field.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) and the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority have jointly audited Transocean’s routines for handling notifications of censurable conditions (whistleblowing) at work.
Following up the petroleum industry’s work with digital technology and ICT security is a priority area at the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA). A key target for this supervision in 2019 will be helping the sector to improve safety and the working environment.
A new study commissioned by the PSA provides state-of-the-art knowledge about experiences of incidents and failure modes linked to bonded flexible pipes and hoses.
We have carried out an audit of Equinor focused on the company’s follow-up of the technical condition of structures following the life extension for the Statfjord A facility.
We have conducted a major accident audit at Sture.
We have carried out a major accident audit of Gassco at Kollsnes.