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.
We have carried out an audit of Statoil and COOR, and their management of emergency preparedness and the working environment at Statfjord B.
The PSA has completed its investigation of the hydrocarbon leak of 10 March 2017 from the S template on Åsgard A. Several breaches of the regulations have been identified.
Statoil has received consent to change the emergency response vessel solution for the Norne field in the Norwegian Sea.
We have given Statoil consent to use the Gina Krog FSO on the Gina Krog field.
The PSA has given Statoil consent to use the Songa Equinox mobile drilling facility to drill well 31/2-S-24 AY1H on the Troll field.
We have given Gassco AS consent to use the Nyhamna gas terminal in connection with the company's taking over the operatorship from Shell Norge.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has finished its investigation of an undesirable incident on Gullfaks B on 7 March 2017, when the boom of the pipehandling crane fell to the pipe deck. Several breaches of the regulations have been identified.
We have given Wellesley Petroleum AS (Wellesley) consent for exploration drilling in block 33/9 in the North Sea.
Collaboration is one of the special focus areas for the PSA's 2017 main theme of Reversing the trend. Our audits have confirmed that collaboration is under pressure.
We have given Lundin Norway (Lundin) consent to drill wildcat wells 7219/12-2 S and 7219/12-2 A in the Barents Sea.