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Norwegian petroleum operations and regulatory activities from a system safety perspective.
2006 (English)In: Nordic perspectives on safety management in high reliability organizations: Theory and applications., Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Stockholm , 2006, 131-150 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This chapter treats the former Norwegian Petroleum Directorate NPD in 2003, at that time an organization not yet settled after a period of organizational change. We attempt to model Safety management in NPD according to important themes from the general system theoretic framework presented in this volume. The analysis was based on publicly available documents about NPD. The results include several themes with implications for safety management related to important aspects of the system theoretic framework described by Svenson in a preceding chapter, such as the system structure, safety threats, and information management and feedback. A brief background to the Norwegian petroleum activities from both a historical and a societal perspective is also presented.

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Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Stockholm , 2006. 131-150 p.
Keyword [en]
oil industry, regulatory, off-shore oil industry
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-20509OAI: diva2:187035
Available from: 2007-11-26 Created: 2007-11-26Bibliographically approved

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