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 20 October 2017, we carried out an audit of subsea solutions in the Johan Castberg project.
From 4 to 7 September 2017, we carried out an audit of the management by COSL Drilling Europe (COSL) of emergency preparedness, the working environment and employee participation of the COSLPromoter facility.
We have carried out an audit of Aker BP's management of risk factors associated with the integration process, working environment risk and arrangements for employee participation on the Alvheim field.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has audited electrical safety and the person in charge of the electrical facilities at Eni Norge (Eni) on board the Goliat FPSO. Serious breaches of the regulations were identified, and Eni has now been given notice of an order.
We have carried out an audit of Statoil's work on qualifying pipeline field joint coatings for the Johan Sverdrup export pipeline.
We have carried out an audit of Statoil Mongstad. This was a major accident audit, on the theme of the maintenance of safety-critical equipment, with a special focus on safety-critical valves.
We have carried out an audit of how ConocoPhillips planned and executed permanent plugging and abandonment of wells at Ekofisk 2/4 A.
On 31 August 2017, we carried out an audit of Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) and waves on deck at Veslefrikk B.
On 12 and 13 September 2017 we carried out an audit of Saipem SpA Norwegian Branch (Saipem) and Scarabeo 8 in the domain of structural safety.
From 8 to 10 August 2017, we carried out an audit of Total E&P Norge AS (Total) and Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (KNOT)'s management of the working environment, emergency preparedness and materials handling in the Martin Linge FSO project.