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.
OMV Norge AS (OMV) is the operator for production licence 644 in the Norwegian Sea. We have given the company consent to drill exploration well 6506/11-10 in a prospect named Hades & Iris.
Before production resumes on the Goliat field, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) intends to conduct a verification on board the facility to check how Eni has dealt with the regulatory breaches related to electrical safety and control of ignition sources.
Aker BP is the operator for production licence 340 in the North Sea. We have given the company consent to drill exploration well 24/9-12 S.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has issued an order to Eni Norge (Eni) following an audit of electrical safety and the person in charge of electrical facilities on the Goliat FPSO.
On 25 and 26 October 2017, we carried out an audit of Statoil concerning final documentation of the engineering and fabrication of load-bearing structures and maritime systems for Aasta Hansteen.
On 17 October 2017, we carried out an audit of flexible pipelines at Statoil.
On 20 October 2017, we carried out an audit of subsea solutions in the Johan Castberg project.
From 4 to 7 September 2017, we carried out an audit of the management by COSL Drilling Europe (COSL) of emergency preparedness, the working environment and employee participation of the COSLPromoter facility.
We have carried out an audit of Aker BP's management of risk factors associated with the integration process, working environment risk and arrangements for employee participation on the Alvheim field.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has audited electrical safety and the person in charge of the electrical facilities at Eni Norge (Eni) on board the Goliat FPSO. Serious breaches of the regulations were identified, and Eni has now been given notice of an order.