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.
We have given Spirit Energy (formerly Centrica E&P Norge) consent to use the Island Innovator mobile drilling facility.
Lundin Norway AS is the operator for production licence 359 in the North Sea. We have given the company consent to drill exploration well 16/4-11.
Petroleum industry leaders were assembled for discussion when the PSA held its annual Top Executive Conference.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has completed its investigation of a condensate leak on the Gjøa field on 21 June 2017. This identified breaches of the regulations, and notice of an order has been given to operator Engie E & P Norge AS (Engie).
We have given Eni Norge consent to use the Songa Enabler mobile drilling facility on the Goliat field.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has issued an order to Maersk Drilling Norge (Maersk) following the investigation of the fatal accident of 7 December 2017.
The PSA’s investigation of the fatal accident of 7 December 2017 on Maersk Interceptor has identified serious shortcomings in systems and processes for materials handling. Maersk Drilling Norge has accordingly been given notice of an order.
The theme for this year’s top executive conferencewas “changes, the future and expectations”. How will the oil industry be affected by digitalisation and robotisation?
Statoil, Gassco and Point Resources have received consent for manned underwater operations in 2018.
On 22 and 23 November 2017, we carried out a major accident audit of the Kårstø facility.