Protection standards for your offshore installations

What is NORSOK M-501?

NORSOK is a series of standards developed by the Norwegian petroleum industry for oil and gas companies. The NORSOK M-501 standard provides surface preparation and protective coating requirements for offshore installations and their facilities. To help you protect your assets optimally, the standard mandates a series of systems based on generic coating type and minimum scheme thicknesses.

We have a range of resources available to help you navigate the NORSOK M-501 standard.

NORSOK Standard M-501: Changes and updates Webinar

A guide to understanding updates in Edition 7 of the M-501 Standard for Surface Preparation and Protective Coatings.

This Webinar will feature the latest changes from Edition 6 of Norsok M-501 published in 2012 to Edition 7 which was updated in November 2022.

The presentation will cover all systems with detailed information on new technical content based on experience, new requirements, tests, and new international standards. 

You will discover coating systems that rank within a high durability range of increased performance and competitiveness as seen in the review of two real life applications on onshore installations.