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Audit of Equinor – Snorre A

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From 23 to 27 April 2018, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway carried out an audit of integrity and barrier management for flexible risers and systems for pressure safety/emergency shutdown at Snorre A.

Objective

The objective of the audit was to verify that integrity and barrier management for flexible risers and systems for pressure safety/emergency shutdown complied with the company's own requirements and statutory regulations.

Result

Three non-conformities were identified in connection with:

  • Operating parameters for flexible risers and jumpers.
  • Follow-up of emergency shutdown valves.
  • Integrity management of flexible risers and jumpers.

In addition, two improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Management of competence.
  • Risk management of flexible risers and jumpers.

Equinor has been given a deadline of 20 August 2018 to report on how the non-conformities and improvement points will be addressed.

Read the article online at: https://www.oilfieldtechnology.com/hse/20062018/audit-of-equinor-snorre-a/

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