The audit was conducted from 17 to 25 August 2023.


The objective of the audit was to monitor how Aker BP is meeting the regulatory requirements for control room design, development and operation and other appurtenant matters.

The objective was to follow up the current situation in the control room and check what assessments and measures Aker BP has made to enable the control room operators to integrate the new subsea developments into operations.

Follow-up of non-conformities

In line with the content of our audit notice, as part of this audit, we verified how the company has addressed specific previously identified non-conformities.

We found that the following non-conformity had not been addressed in line with the company’s feedback of 31 January 2022:


Three non-conformities were identified, concerning:

  • Work arrangements
  • The management system
  • Non-conformity handling

In addition, an improvement point was identified concerning competence in the scope of automation and metering.

What happens now?

We have asked Aker BP to report by 31 October 2023 on how the non-conformities will be addressed, and for their assessment of the improvement point observed.