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 2021.

The report is available at

IOGP Report 636 – Supplementary Specification to IEC61511 – Safety instrumented systems for the process industry sector

 The IOGP Report 636 has been developed to support owner/operating company standards harmonization for safety instrumented systems. This document acts as a supplement to the established industry standard IEC61511.

This Report is available from the IOGP Publications Library.