The consent covers use of Safe Scandinavia as a flotel in the period 15 April 2014 to 15 April 2015.
Statoil will use Safe Scandinavia in connection with an upgrade to drilling equipment on the Snorre A facility.
The Snorre field is in the Tampen area in the northern section of the North Sea.
Safe Scandinavia was built in 1984 by Aker Verdal to an Aker H-3.2E design. The facility has a maximum of 583 beds. It is operated by Prosafe Offshore Ltd of Aberdeen, Scotland.
The facility was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AOC) by the PSA in April 2007.