The objective of the audit was to verify that Total is complying with the regulatory requirements for planning, risk assessment and execution of robust drilling and well operations.


One non-conformity was identified in connection with risk reduction.

In addition, six improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Organisation and management
  • Planning and decision support
  • Safety culture and visible management
  • The safety representative scheme
  • Logistics and simultaneous activities
  • Follow-up of incidents

Total has been given a deadline of 15 May 2017 to report on how the non-conformity and improvement points will be addressed.