Equinor employees have lost confidence in Petroleum Safety Authority

Oil major Equinor's employee union Safe calls for the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway's Director General, Anne Myhrvold, to step down when her term ends this spring, reports Dagens Næringsliv. The call comes after Norway's public auditor has criticized the authority.

Photo: Foto: Harald Petersen/Equinor

A union representing employees at Equinor says that the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has done such a poor job of addressing safety concerns in the sector that Director General Anne Myhrvold should step down once her term in office ends this spring, reports Norwegian business daily Dagens Næringsliv.

The call from the union, which represents about half of Equinor's 5,000 offshore employees, comes after Norway's public auditor in January criticized the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway's handling of health, environment and safety on the Norwegian Shelf.

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