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  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway carried out an audit of materials handling on the Goliat FPSO. The objective of the audit was to verify the company’s management of technical, operational and administrative aspects of materials handling on the Goliath FPSO, and measure this against the company’s own and the authorities’ requirements. Result Non-conformities were identified […]

  • 25 May 2016

    Norway’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has carried out an audit of Statoil’s barrier management at the Kvitebjørn field, offshore Norway. PSA said on Wednesday that it carried out an audit to verify if Statoil’s management and follow-up of barriers complies with the company’s and the authorities’ requirements. PSA identified several non-conformities regarding design loads for […]

  • 5 August 2016

    Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has carried out a “major accident” audit of Statoil’s Hammerfest liquefaction and export facility on Melkøya island. From 21 to 23 June, the PSA assessed “how Statoil is satisfying the regulatory requirements and its own procedures in respect of reducing the likelihood of a major accident,” the safety watchdog said on […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway demobilised its emergency response centre after the incident on Floatel Superior at 14.00 on 7 November, and will now initiate an investigation. Occurring on the Njord field in the Norwegian Sea, damage to the flotel prompted operator Statoil to evacuate a total of 336 people. The PSA stood down its […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Petroleum Safety Authority Norway reports that wells which are left temporarily abandoned year after year represent a safety challenge on the NCS. The regulations have now been tightened up. Exploration wells must be permanently plugged after no more than two years, according to new regulatory requirements which came into force this year. Furthermore, production wells […]

  • 25 May 2016

    Norway’s offshore safety agency, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has carried out an audit of Det norske’s work on the Ivar Aasen development project offshore Norway. PSA said on Wednesday that the audit was done on March 7 and April 5-7 and that its goal was to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements for barrier management […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The PSA has commissioned a new report on technological developments, incidents and future trends relating to subsea facilities. The development of subsea technology, along with the increasing number of new entrants, and the increasing complexity of solutions for subsea installations on the NCS, has prompted the PSA to commission a study of: – Degradation mechanisms […]

  • 29 March 2019

    Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has launched an investigation into an incident at Equinor’s Hammerfest liquefied natural gas facility on Melkøya Island.

  • 25 July 2017

    Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority carried out a major accident and electrical facilities audit from June 26 to 29 at Statoil’s Hammerfest LNG onshore facility. 

  • 19 May 2017

    Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of Statoil’s management of riser replacements. The audit took place initially at Statoil’s offices in Fornebu and later at the premises of the supplier, NOV, in Kalundborg and Brøndby, Denmark. The audit was based on previous follow-up of Statoil concerning flexible risers, a number of incidents […]

  • 5 July 2018

    Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) said that from May 14 to May 16 it conducted the audit at Equinor’s Hammerfest LNG facility at Melkøya.

  • 27 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      In 2011, eight minor personal injuries and one near-miss were reported in saturation diving in connection with petroleum activities, according to the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway’s report from the diving database system DSYS. This year’s report contains statistics and analyses based on data from the period 1985-2011. Activity level In 2011, the activity level […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    From 30 March to 3 April 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of Teekay Petrojarl (TKPJ) within the disciplines of occupational health and safety (OHAS) and logistics on Knarr FPSO. The objective was to audit that equipment packages and individual areas have been designed so as to safeguard sound future […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Petroleum Safety Authority has issued an order to Statoil concerning the collection of environmental data from the Aasta Hansteen field.

  • 18 July 2019

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has ordered the compatriot energy company Equinor to review its own management of safety at the Hammerfest LNG plant on Melkøya Island.

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Better supervision of the construction phase and paying more attention to personnel qualifications could make life easier for rig contractors seeking AoC

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From 3 to 5 February 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway carried out an audit of ExxonMobil Exploration and Production AS at Jotun B platform. The objective of the audit was to verify that ExxonMobil’s management and follow-up of barriers complied with the company’s and the authorities’ requirements. Non-conformities were identified in connection with updating of […]

  • 12 August 2010

    Long-standing tradition will be continued at this year’s ONS oil show in Stavanger, when the Petroleum Safety Authority shifts from its red-green logo to assemble beneath the national coat of arms. The golden lion rampant with its axe on a red shield will unite the principal government authorities involved in regulating Norway’s oil and gas […]

  • 15 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The lifting incident on Njord A on 18 December 2010 could, under insignificantly altered circumstances, have resulted in loss of life and significant material damage. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway’s (PSA’s) investigation of the incident has identified several nonconformities in relation to the regulations. The incident occurred during a lifting operation using an elevator in […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of the Åsgard subsea compression project at Aker Solutions in Egersund. The objective of the audit was to acquire a status update for the project and to review the equipment that will be produced in Egersund. There was an additional objective of monitoring that the project […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Statoil Petroleum AS has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to remove a loading buoy from the Heidrun oil export solution. Heidrun is located at Haltenbanken in the Norwegian Sea. Water depth is around 350 metres. The field has been developed using a concrete floating tension leg platform over a subsea facility with […]

  • 13 October 2015

    Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has decided to conduct an investigation into an oil spill which occurred on Statoil’s Statfjord field in the North Sea on October 8. The oil spill had been observed on the sea close to the OLS B loading buoy on the field at around 08.30 a.m local time. The discovery was made while […]