On 21 December 2012, North Atlantic received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the West Hercules semi-submersible drilling facility.

Decision

West Hercules and relevant parts of North Atlantic Management AS’ organisation and management systems are considered to be in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements for petroleum activities.

The validity of this Acknowledgement of Compliance assumes that North Atlantic Management AS ensures that the facility and relevant parts of the company’s organisation and management systems are maintained, to fulfil terms and conditions set out in the PSA’s decision.

Audits in connection with the AoC application

In connection with the AoC application for West Hercules, the PSA carried out audits within several selected disciplines (audit report in Norwegian is attached).