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.
AkerBP has received consent to use Deepsea Stavanger on the Skarv field.
Statoil has received consent to use the Songa Equinox mobile drilling facility on the Troll field.
Statoil has received consent to use the Songa Endurance mobile drilling facility on the Troll field.
The Norwegian model for managing safety in the petroleum sector may seem complicated. We have sought to produce an educational guide to the safety regime.
From 27 to 30 November 2017 we carried out an audit of Statoil and the Johan Sverdrup project.
From 8 to 12 January 2018, we carried out an audit of integrity and barrier management for flexible risers, pressure protection/emergency shutdown system and maritime systems at Åsgard A.
From 5 to 7 February 2018, we carried out an audit, in collaboration with the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, of environmental data collection at Gullfaks C.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway is working on a number of projects associated with knowledge development for the High North.
We have carried out an audit of Repsol Norge AS (Repsol) concerning late life safety and removal plans for Gyda.
We have carried out an audit of Statoil's management of drilling, emergency preparedness and the working environment at the Gullfaks C facility.