The objective of the audit was to verify that Statoil's management and follow-up of barriers complied with the company's and the authorities' requirements.


Non-conformities were identified in connection with:

  • Risk analysis
  • Reduction of explosion risks
  • Evacuation routes

In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Strategies and principles for the design and use of barriers
  • Area risk charts
  • Risk analyses
  • Performance of planned activities
  • Monitoring and control
  • Updating of operating documents
  • Lifting equipment