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.
From 11 to 19 April 2018 we carried out an audit of ConocoPhillips Scandinavia AS (COPSAS)'s management of working environment risk and arrangements for employee participation at Ekofisk 2/4 M and Z.
We have given Total E&P Norge AS (Total) consent for exploration drilling of well 6406/6-5 S.
From 2 to 4 May 2018, we carried out an audit of Equinor’s management of risk factors in the working environment and arrangements for genuine employee participation at Kårstø.
From 23 April to 30 May 2018, we carried out an audit of Equinor’s follow-up of the preconditions for consent to expand the lifetime of Statfjord C (SFC).
We have carried out an audit of the companies Norske Shell, Equinor (Statoil), Lundin and Aker Solutions focused on corporate governance and how the companies apply, and engage in work on, recognised norms.
Aker BP has received consent for removal of the facilities on the Jette field.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) is now starting a detailed review to look at challenges and improvement measures involved in field developments on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).
We have given Equinor Energy (Equinor) consent for exploration drilling of well 7324/3-1 in the Barents Sea.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway is undertaking a user survey in order to understand how our supervisions are perceived and what impact they have, and to discover any improvement points for future surveys.