An operator must obtain consent from the regulator at important milestones. This system ensures that the operator has established good checkpoints for its activities, and that its key decisions are subject to government control.
On 23 and 24 August 2017, we carried out an audit of organisational changes in the group and health, safety and environment (HSE) risk at Engie E&P Norge AS (Engie).
Progress in a number of areas – concerns with three in particular. That is the overall picture painted by Trends in risk level in the petroleum activity for acute discharges (RNNP AD) for 2016 and 2001-16.
We have given Gassco AS consent to use Vestprosess in connection with the company taking over the operatorship from Statoil.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has issued an order to Rowan Norway (Rowan) following an audit of the mobile drilling unit Rowan Stavanger.
From 27 to 29 September 2017, we carried out an audit of Wintershall's management of maintenance and barriers at Brage.
More than 120 leaders in the Norwegian petroleum industry are coming together in Stavanger on 11 December to discuss safety, major accident risk and the working environment at the PSA’s Top Executive Conference 2017.
On 7 November 2017, we carried out an audit of Statoil and its planned adoption of insulation requirements for avoiding corrosion under insulation (CUI) in Johan Sverdrup phase 2.
From 3 to 5 October 2017, we carried out an audit of the management of emergency preparedness by AS Norske Shell (Shell) at Draugen.
Lundin is the operator for production licence 533 in the Barents Sea. We have given the company consent to drill exploration well 7219/12-3 S.
We have carried out an audit of Statoil Petroleum (Statoil), Songa Offshore (Songa) and relevant drilling and well service contractors as concerns their planning and execution of drilling and well activities on the Troll field using Songa Endurance.