The project addresses safety opportunities and challenges in petroleum exploration and production in the northern regions. Particular attention is given to next generation work processes and operational concepts.
Main research questions are:
The principal objective is to combine knowledge from high reliability industries such as the nuclear, transport and offshore industry to develop new and multi-disciplinary theories, methods, and management tools to reduce risk to personnel and environment in the northern regions.
This will be achieved by developing new
Project sub-objectives and activities are to:
The project will publish papers in international journals and participate in international conferences with a peer review system to build and maintain networks.The project will have one doctoral fellowship.The project will be carried out in close cooperation with ENI Norge using the development of the Goliat field as case studies.The holistic approach of the project will complement the current risk management approach based on the development of scenarios for different defined situations of hazard and accidents (DFUs).
Published June 28, 2007