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Standing firm against a stormPublished:
An energy crisis in Europe and gas pipeline sabotage were among the developments which meant that Linda Nordbø’s first year as Gassco’s head of communication was not what she had expected.
Ransomware taught key lessonsPublished:
Senior managers at Hydro were awakened early on 19 March 2019 with the news that the Norwegian industrial group appeared to have been the victim of a major cyberattack. Nobody knew its scope or potential consequences, only that it was serious.
Technical and supervisory news
Proposal to investigate 20 areas for offshore windPublished: 02 June 2023A broad group of directorates has identified 20 potential offshore wind areas, with a recommendation for further study. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway participated in this work as an observer.
Topic: Keeping watch on well integrityPublished: 30 May 2023The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has devoted many years to following up the integrity of wells which are temporarily plugged and abandoned on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).
SecurityPublished:While safety is about preventing mishaps and accidents, security concerns preventing undesireable deliberate acts. Who is responsible for safety and security in Norwegian petroleum operations?
Stronger spotlight on ICT securityPublished:Over time, the Norwegian authorities have addressed the intelligence threat to the petroleum sector and the need to strengthen security. The protection of ICT systems is of particular relevance.
- Cyber security
Corrosion under insulation with resistant materialsPublished: 14 March 2023A study conducted by DNV for the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) provides an overview of establish practice with and knowledge of managing risk related to corrosion under insulation (CUI) in corrosion-resistant alloys (CRA).
- Structural safety
- Maintenance management
Falling structures: Assessment of hazard and accident risksPublished: 07 March 2023On commission from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA), DNV has conducted a study to assess the hazard and accident risks pertaining to falling structures in which joints have been made by methods other than traditional welding.
- Structural safety