Statoil has been asked to address a number of issues with its leak-detection systems following an audit on the Norne field in the Norwegian Sea.
An inspection of the oil giant’s subsea systems was carried out on 12 and 13 December by the Petroleum Safety Authority and the Norwegian Environment Agency.
Five problems were identified including issues with risk assessments for detecting, barriers, and alarm management in the central control room.
Statoil has been asked to report back by 21 February on how the problems will be addressed.
The Norne field sits around 50 miles north of the Heidrun field in the Norwegian Sea.
Statoil says it will revert back to the PSA within the deadline.