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.
The petroleum industry is becoming increasingly dependent on digital systems, and the companies have ambitious plans for increased use of digital technology – along the entire value chain. A new report shows how digitalisation affects health, safety and the environment.
Aker BP has received consent to perform manned underwater operations (MUO) in 2018.
We have carried out an audit of Lundin and their planning project for Luno II.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has issued an order to North Atlantic Drilling (NAD) following an audit of West Phoenix.
From 7 December 2017 to 26 January 2018, we carried out an audit of Statoil's management of barriers, technical safety, electrical facilities, working environment and materials handling at Gina Krog.
On 7 and 8 February 2018, we carried out an audit of Statoil and changes in the operational manning of Gullfaks B (GFB).
From 8 to 10 January 2018, we carried out an audit of Statoil's management of the completion of Aasta Hansteen.
An investigation by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) into a naphtha leak from the cracker at the Mongstad refinery near Bergen on 24 October 2017 has identified several breaches of the regulations.
There were no incidents, personal injuries or hazard situations reported in 2017, during saturation diving for petroleum activities. There have been relatively few personal injuries associated with saturation diving as part of these activities in the last 25 years.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given North Atlantic Drilling (NAD) notice of an order following an audit of West Phoenix.