The objective of the audit was to verify that integrity and barrier management for flexible risers, pressure protection/emergency shutdown system and maritime systems complied with the company's own requirements and statutory regulations. 


One non-conformity was identified in connection with reporting and follow-up in the maintenance system.

In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Integration of structures – barrier system
  • Passive fire protection
  • Routines for critical operations
  • Competence management
  • Alarm management by the central control room
  • Design loads for flexible risers

Statoil has been given a deadline of 15 March 2018 to report on how the non-conformity and improvement points will be addressed.