All pipeline operators are required to carry out an emergency drill at least once a year. These drills must be organised in a manner that ensures that all involved personnel and companies are able to participate in a drill in the course of the year.
At the beginning of each year, operators are required to submit details to the FPI regarding the location, date and scenario of their drill. In its assessment of the notified scenarios, the FPI examines the following aspects:
As a rule, the FPI attends every third drill.
Each accompanied drill is concluded with a detailed report.