Between 24 June and 3 July 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of COSL Drilling Europe A/S and the company’s operations using the COSLPromoter semi-submersible drilling rig.
The objective of the activity was to monitor that CDE has implemented a system to fulfil the regulatory requirements for risk management.
One non-conformity was identified in connection with the governing documents for emergency preparedness.
In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with: Risk and barrier management; Updating of documentation; Emergency preparedness manual; Emergency preparedness barriers; Simulator training; Maintenance; Doors; Working environment.
The COSLPromoter is a semi-submersible drilling rig built in 2012, designed to operate in water depths up to 750 meter. The unit is designed for North Sea/ Norwegian Sea and world – wide use in harsh environments. Station keeping is maintained by an 8 line mooring system or by dynamic position mode maintained by 6 fixed pitch, variable speed thrusters (DP3).