Norway’s offshore safety body uncovered two non-conformities and six improvements needed during checks on the Visund platform.
The Petroleum Safety Authority’s audit was carried out in order to follow up on issues first flagged on Visund and the Njord platform in 2011.
The examination found two shortcomings connected to process fires and energy shutdown systems.
The audit report also found six improvement points needed in the areas of testing of overpressure safety system, reporting and follow-up of valves in the maintenance system, composite deck gratings in evacuation routes, competence, depressing of risers and execution of their emergency preparedness manual.
Statoil has been given until the December 8, 2018, to provide a report on how it will address these shortcomings.