The project addresses safety opportunities and challenges in petroleum exploration and production in the northern regions. The project shall produce knowledge to build resilient operational organisations for petroleum production in the northern regions. The principal objective is to reduce risk to personnel and environment.
The project is funded by the program "Helse, miljø og sikkerhet i petroleumssektoren" (HMSFORSK) by The Research Council of Norway and Eni Norge AS.
The work is carried out in close cooperation between SINTEF, IFE (Institute for Energy Technology), NTNU and Eni Norge AS, using the development of the Goliat field as case studies.
In 2011 – 2012, issues addressed in Building Safety were continued within ReSMaM (Resilience-based Safety Management and Monitoring).
In ReSMaM, the concept of organizational resilience was a core concept, addressing remaining challenges from Building Safety. This involved (1) accentuating organizational and managerial contributions in order to enable resilience, and (2) emphasizing the need for a coordinated and mutually harmonized sensitivity and interaction across different decision contexts and situations (e.g. operator and contractor).
The overarching aim was to address how prevailing safety management principles and practices, based on compliance – can be supplied by resilience-based principles and practices, and so form the basis for an integrated and more efficient safety management in complex and dynamic situations.
Last update: June 18, 2012
Ranveig Kviseth Tinmannsvik
Tor Olav Grøtan