Songa Endurance is a semi-submersible drilling facility and the first of four Cat D rigs that Songa is building for Statoil.
In total, 59 mobile facilities have now received an Acknowledgement of Compliance from the PSA.
It is the PSA's assessment that petroleum activities may be carried out using the Songa Endurance facility within the regulatory framework.
The validity of the Acknowledgement of Compliance assumes that Songa Offshore ensures that the facility and relevant parts of the company’s organisation and management systems are maintained, to fulfil the terms and conditions set out in the PSA’s decision.
Audits in connection with the AoC application
In connection with the AoC application for Songa Endurance, the PSA carried out audits within several selected disciplines. The AoC processing also includes an audit performed in connection with the AoC for Songa Equinox, which is the first of the Cat D rigs.