070 Guidelines for the Application of IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 in the petroleum activities on the continental shelf

The Norwegian Oil and Gas Association has published a guideline no. 070 to support the use of IEC 61508 / 61511. In the regulations from the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority, specific references are given to the IEC standards and this guideline. The guideline recommends using the PDS method when quantifying loss of safety.

SINTEF in collaboration with industry partners (mainly PDS forum members) prepared the new revision of the guideline published in 2018.

Download 070.

Published January 1, 2017



Norwegian centre of force for developing Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) in the petroleum industry