October 16, 2017

PSA audit of ExxonMobil – Jotun B

From 1 September 2016 to 25 August 2017 the PSA conducted an audit of ExxonMobil's activities relating to module-based drilling facilities and permanent plugging and abandonment of the wells at the Jotun B facility.

The activity involved Halliburton, Petro Well Services, Aker MHWirth and Aker Solutions and several other drilling and well service companies on board the Jotun B facility.

ObjectiveThe objective of the audit was to verify the companies' management systems and technical solutions for meeting the regulatory and standards requirements. The direct purpose was to contribute to the potential for reducing OHAS, environmental and major accident risks to the greatest possible extent.

ResultNo non-conformities were identified.

Eight improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Risk register
  • Maintenance
  • Data transfers
  • Installations, systems and equipment
  • Manning and competence
  • The safety representative role
  • Lifting equipment
  • Well control

ExxonMobil has been given a deadline of 1 November 2017 to report on how the improvement points will be addressed.

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