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50 years of safetyPublished:
This issue of Dialogue celebrates the 50th anniversary with some stories from the decades which have passed since the oil prospectors arrived in the 1960s.
1960s: Oil kidPublished:
Norway didn’t become an oil nation because we were lucky. People often say we got something undeserved, that we’re a humble and unsophisticated folk who’ve stumbled on an oil mountain where we sit and incubate our petroleum wealth.
Technical and supervisory news
Loss of positionPublished: 12 September 2022The number of structural incidents in 2020 was the highest for many years. In a number of cases, the causes of these events related to faults with or faulty operation of the dynamic positioning (DP) system.
Employee participationPublished: 08 September 2022Making provision for employee participation is a key requirement in the petroleum regulations, and entrenched in the Norwegian Working Environment Act. It is also a demand which has been addressed over a long time and in many ways.
The PSA at ONS 2022Published:Elements of energy was the theme for our presentation at Offshore Northern Seas (ONS ) 2022. This reflects the new responsibilities we have acquired in recent years, which extend beyond supervising petroleum safety.
Ocean of trustPublished:Norway’s oil history is a tale of upturns and downturns, celebration and catastrophe, tough toil and technological progress. How did we get there? And what characterises the Norwegian model for safety?
Evaluation of possible pressure depletion in relation to blowout and kill ratesPublished: 18 August 2022On commission from the PSA, Add Energy AS has produced a report evaluating possible pressure depletion in relation to blowout and kill rates.
- Well integrity
ICT security - Protection of data at rest and in transitPublished: 20 July 2022Sopra Steria has produced a report for the PSA which investigate the theme ICT security - Protection of data at rest and in transit.
- Cyber security