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.
Aker BP has received consent to perform manned underwater operations (MUO) in 2018.
We have carried out an audit of Lundin and their planning project for Luno II.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has issued an order to North Atlantic Drilling (NAD) following an audit of West Phoenix.
We have carried out an audit of Spirit Energy Norge (Spirit Energy) and the company's project management for the development of the Oda field in the North Sea.
Extensive work is being pursued with the PSA’s encouragement to learn more about HSE challenges on the NCS above the Arctic Circle.
On 7 and 8 February 2018, we carried out an audit of Statoil and changes in the operational manning of Gullfaks B (GFB).
We have given Lundin Norway AS (Lundin) consent to drill an exploration well in block 16/1 in the North Sea.
From 8 to 10 January 2018, we carried out an audit of Statoil's management of the completion of Aasta Hansteen.
From 7 December 2017 to 26 January 2018, we carried out an audit of Statoil's management of barriers, technical safety, electrical facilities, working environment and materials handling at Gina Krog.
There were no incidents, personal injuries or hazard situations reported in 2017, during saturation diving for petroleum activities. There have been relatively few personal injuries associated with saturation diving as part of these activities in the last 25 years.