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  • 16 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an inspection of project management, including change management in the Snorre unit (the Snorre licence). The inspection was carried out in the form of a meeting with Statoil on 29 April 2011 and a meeting with the licensee group (PSA) on 13 September 2011. The background for […]

  • 1 February 2016

    Almost a year after a hydrocarbon leak on the Statoil-run Gudrun platform offshore Norway, the Petroleum Safety Authority Noway has completed its investigation. According to the safety watchdog, also known as the PSA Norway, the investigation has uncovered serious breaches of regulation, spurring the PSA Norway into giving a notification of an order to Statoil. To […]

  • 29 August 2016

    Oil production from the Eni-operated Goliat field in the Barents Sea has yet to resume, following the power outage and production shutdown on Friday. The Norwegian offshore safety watchdog Petroleum Safety Authority Norway  (PSA Norway) said it was aware the production was shut down, and that Eni was investigating the incident. Reminding that a similar […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    4Subsea has recently completed a report on bonded flexible pipes for PSA Norway (Petroleum Safety Authority). Flexible pipes expert Svein Are Løtveit is the main author of the new report “PSA Norway State of the Art Bonded Flexible Pipes 2018”. The 75-page report provides an in-depth update on bonded flexible pipes and covers most bonded […]

  • 6 November 2014

    Teekay Petrojarl Production AS (Teekay) has received the PSA Norway’s Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the Petrojarl Knarr FPSO. An Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) is a statement from the PSA expressing the authorities’ confidence that a petroleum activity can be performed by the facility within the regulatory framework. FPSO Petrojarl Knarr is to be used […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA), with technical assistance from Telenor Maritime Radio, Radio Inspection, conducted an audit of the Gjøa facility during the period 26-27 September 2011. The audit was a planned activity with a basis in the PSA’s prioritisation of major accident risk. The objective of the audit was to verify the technical […]

  • 21 October 2012

    During the period 27 – 28 September 2012, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of Transocean Offshore Ltd’s (Transocean’s) management system for following up working environment conditions on the company’s mobile facilities. The objective of the audit activity was to ensure that Transocean has implemented adequate management systems that satisfy regulatory […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) was last night awarded the Emergency Contingency Award for its innovative and dedicated development efforts. The award was presented by Ketil Karlsen, who is accountable for HSE-issues in Industry Energy, to discipline leader of Logistic and Emergency Preparedness in the PSA, Svein Anders Eriksson, at the gala dinner of the […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) conducted an audit of BP at the Aker Solutions Stord yard on 6-7 April 2011. The audit targeted the offloading system for shuttle tankers on Skarv FPSO. The audit identified a number of nonconformities in relation to regulatory requirements. Background The audit was linked to the processing of […]

  • 1 February 2016

    Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has found security flaws on North Atlantic Drilling’s jack-up rig West Epsilon during an inspection conducted in November. At the time of the inspection, between November 23 and 25, the rig was under a contract with Statoil on the oil and gas company’s Gudrun field, offshore Norway. The drilling rig West […]

  • 31 August 2016

    With oil production from the Eni-operated Goliat field in the Barents Sea still offline after a shutdown on Friday, Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has formally ordered an investigation. As Offshore Energy Today reported on Monday, because a similar incident happened aboard the Goliat FPSO before, PSA Norway issued a notification of […]

  • 10 June 2016

    Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has found several irregularities in the way oil company Wintershall is dealing with electrical installations on the Brage field, offshore Norway.  PSA’s audit, carried out from April 13 to 22, 2016, focused on determining whether Wintershall is complying with the regulations relating to working in and operating electrical installations on the field. The audit […]

  • 8 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    During the periods 8-9 May and 14-16 May 2012, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of Statoil’s compliance with regulatory requirements during engineering and construction of the wellhead module and process module for the Gudrun facility. The audit was carried out through meetings in Aibel’s offices in Asker on 8-9 May […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    On 17 June 2011, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) granted an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) to the Rowan Stavanger mobile living quarters and drilling facility, operated by Rowan Drilling Norway AS (Rowan Drilling). This AoC only applies for use as a living quarters facility. The AoC is an acknowledgement from the PSA which expresses […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Norske Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway for the use of riserless light well intervention (RLWI) vessel, Island Constructor, for the start-up of well 6407/9-G-5 on the Draugen field. Draugen is an oil field in the Norwegian Sea in 250 metres of water, around 150 km north of Kristiansund. The field […]

  • 23 April 2014

    On 26 and 27 February 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of the dewatering system on Draugen production platform in the Norwegian Sea. The objective of the activity was to obtain more information concerning the implementation of the dewatering system, and the analyses and model tests underpinning the need to […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Swedish Lundin Norway AS has exercised the option for an additional well with Dolphin Drilling AS, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, for use of the semi-submersible drilling unit Bredford Dolphin. The well will be in direct continuation with current contract with Lundin Norway AS. The contract value for the exercised option is approximately […]

  • 16 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      A number of non-conformities with the regulations have been found by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway’s (PSA) investigation into an incident on Gullfaks A where one person was injured during a lifting operation. Taking place on 28 February 2011, this incident on the Statoil-operated installation in the North Sea could have resulted under slightly […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Systematic and integrated thinking about pipelines in all phases of Norwegian petroleum activity was in focus at a seminar staged by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) on 19 October.  This international session was the latest annual meeting in a 10-year series held to share expertise and experience on pipelines and risers, and thereby contribute […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Equipment, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of stability, ballasting, and the watertight and weathertight integrity of semi-submersible accommodation support vessel Safe Scandinavia. On 23 and 24 September 2014, with assistance from the Norwegian Maritime Directorate, the PSA carried out an audit of Prosafe Offshore Ltd, in respect of the buoyancy, stability, […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has decided to initiate an investigation of the hydrocarbon leak that took place on the Oseberg A platform on 17 June 2013. The hydrocarbon leak occurred just after 07.00 hours on Monday, 17 June, in the M03 main deck area on the Statoil-operated process and living quarters platform Oseberg […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deadline for comments on changes proposed by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to regulations for lifeboats on offshore facilities expired on October 1, 2014. PSA says these responses will now be studied in detail before the amendments are finalised. Ensuring the same level of safety for everyone working in the Norwegian petroleum industry […]