Safety probe finds flaws on Shell’s Draugen

Norway’s offshore safety agency, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has carried out an audit of Shell’s Draugen platform located offshore Norway. 

The agency looked into Shell’s management of technical, operational and administrative aspects of logistics and management of the working environment at Draugen.

PSA’s objective was to assess Shell’s competence and resources for safeguarding the company’s administration and management of logistics and the working environment at Draugen.

The organization further added that the secondary goal was to assess whether the management met the regulations in respect of governing documentation and compliance within these disciplines.

The audit resulted in the PSA finding two non-conformities and six improvement points.

The non-conformities were identified in connection with personnel lifts and the register of at-risk employees.

Improvement points identified by the PSA regard management system for follow-up after periodic checks of cranes and lifting equipment, management of inspection and maintenance of offshore cranes, materials handling, training, the list of at-risk groups, and plans for mapping and verification of chemicals.

According to the PSA, Shell has been given a deadline of June 10 to report on how the non-conformities and improvement points will be dealt with.

Draugen is an oil field in the Norwegian Sea, around 150 km north of Kristiansund. Norske Shell, the Norwegian subsidiary of oil giant Shell, is the field’s operator.

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Jun 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Shanghai Int Petrochemical and Offshore Oil & Gas and Chemical Industry Technology and Equipment Exhibition 2019

cippe Shanghai has attracts both domestic and overseas buyer groups, including Shell, Exxon Mobil, Total…

read more >

OIL & GAS PHILIPPINES 2019

Oil & Gas Philippines event display products like Oil & gas, fire protection systems and materials…

read more >

Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition 2019

The annual meeting once again proved to be a great success, gathering over 700 industry professionals…

read more >

08th OIL & GAS AFRICA 2019 CONFERENCE

OIL & GAS AFRICA is one of the most prime regional & international Oil and Gas conferences in East Africa…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply