From 2-4 September 2015, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of Statoil Petroleum's maintenance management at Gullfaks A (GFA).
The audit is part of the processing of the application for consent for an operating life extension for GFA.
The objective of the audit was to assess whether Statoil's maintenance management at GFA complies with the regulations and the company's own requirements.
Key topics for the audit included: implementation of Statoil's strategy for maintenance management, ongoing improvement measures, development and assessment of the facility's overall maintenance requirements now and in the event of extended operation, risk management, the company's own follow-up, management involvement and employee participation.
Non-conformities were identified in connection with:
In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with:
Statoil has been given a deadline of 30 November 2015 to report on how the non-conformities and improvement points will be dealt with.
Image: Gullfaks map/Statoil