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.
On 22 and 23 November 2017, we carried out a major accident audit of the Kårstø facility.
We have carried out an audit of Statoil as a holder of production licences on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
We have carried out an audit of Statoil and the semi-submersible facilities at Kristin, Åsgard B, Troll B, Troll C, Visund and Snorre B, as well as the Heidrun and Snorre A tension leg platforms, in respect of waves on deck.
We have carried out an audit of the responsible person for the electrical facilities at Aker BP and electrical facilities on the Skarv FPSO.
In a circular to the industry, the PSA emphasises that mobile facilities with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) must fulfil the AoC obligations even during periods when they are not on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
We have carried out an audit of Aker BP focused on the working environment and operational conditions in the drilling areas of the DP, IP and WP facilities on the Valhall field.
In September and October 2017, we carried out an audit of 4 main suppliers of subsea facilities.
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.
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.