The semi-submersible drilling facility Island Innovator has received the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway's Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC).
RWE-DEA Norge AS has received consent to conduct exploration drilling of well 6608/2-1 S in production licence 330 with the Transocean Winner mobile drilling facility.
Lundin has received consent to use the Mærsk Guardian facility for production drilling and completion.
During the period 12 – 14 March 2013, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit within the logistics discipline.
Total E&P Norge AS (Total) has received consent to drill exploration well 7225/3-2 with the Leiv Eiriksson mobile facility.
BG Norge AS has received consent to carry out production drilling, completion and well testing on the Knarr field, with the Transocean Searcher mobile drilling facility.
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway carried out an audit of Odfjell Drilling’s drilling and well equipment on Island Innovator. The audit did not prove any nonconformities in relation to the regulations.
Statoil Petroleum ASA (Statoil) has received consent to use the Scarabeo 5 mobile drilling facility for drilling and completion in connection with production drilling on Visund Sør.
On 27 February 2013, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit within risk and barrier management, technical safety, maintenance management, logistics, follow-up of terms stipulated in the AoC decision and winterisation on West Hercules.
During the period 14 September 2012 – 1 March 2013, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of Ocean Rig AS (OR) and the company’s preparations for activities with Leiv Eiriksson on the Norwegian shelf.