The audit was conducted on 30 September 2021.


The objective of the audit was to monitor that Equinor's system for preparing, planning and executing the permanent plugging of wells on the Veslefrikk field complies with the regulatory requirements.

In the audit, we also examined how Equinor plans and follows up

  • the verification of well barriers
  • the use of new technology/methods/new materials
  • the assessment of risk and associated uncertainty
  • changes in operational sequencing
  • the implementation of lessons learned from completed operations


No non-conformities and improvement points were identified during the audit.