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.
Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent to use the Songa Endurance mobile drilling facility for drilling and completion on the Troll field.
Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) is the operator for production licence 190 in the North Sea. We have given the company consent to drill exploration well 30/8-5.
On 4 and 6 September 2017, we carried out an audit of Aker BP's site-specific structural analyses and assessments for the use of Maersk Invincible at Valhall DP.
We have carried out an audit of alarm load and human factors at Mongstad.
From 7 to 8 September 2017, we carried out an audit of the fabrication of bridges and flare booms and Statoil's follow-up thereof for the Johan Sverdrup project. The audit was performed at the premises of Rosenberg WorleyParsons AS (Rosenberg).
We have now given Aker BP consent to perform modifications relating to gas lift at Tambar
AkerBP has received consent to use Maersk Interceptor on the Tambar field for drilling and completion of wells 1/3-K-4 and 1/3-K-2.
ConocoPhillips has received consent to use the West Elara mobile drilling facility for drilling and completion of water injection wells at Ekofisk 2/4 VC.
From 14 to 23 August 2017, we conducted an audit of Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) within emergency preparedness and technical safety at Oseberg Sør (OSS).
Bayerngas Norge AS (Bayerngas) is the operator for production licence 682 in the North Sea. We have given the company consent to drill exploration well 35/9-13 in a prospect called Tethys.