Petroleum authority slaps Seadrill with notification of order for safety breaches

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway found 12 breaches on a drilling rig owned by Seadrill, the company has therefore been served with a notification of order by the Norwegian watchdog. The breaches are a combination of new and old infringements.

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Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has served Seadrill with a notification of order following a number of rule breaches onboard one of the company's drilling rigs.

The watchdog surveyed drilling rig West Hercules over three days back in February, and found 12 breaches. The infringements are a combination of new breaches and a number of previously reported breaches, which Seadrill has failed to rectify, writes the authority.

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