The objective of the audit was to verify that the company has the necessary management systems and associated procedures for maintaining the facility within the regulatory requirements applicable to the Norwegian Continental Shelf for the domains of maintenance, maintenance management, and risk and barrier management.


Non-conformities were identified in connection with:

  • Maintenance management
  • Emergency lighting

In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Barriers
  • Fire extinguishing systems
  • Monitoring and control
  • Competence and training
  • Maintenance follow-up

Saipem has been given a deadline of 11 April 2016 to report on how the non-conformities and improvement points will be dealt with.