The PSA has submitted comments to the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion (AID), which makes the formal determination regarding the appeal. The PSA's conclusion is that we maintain our consent decision.
At the same time, the SFT has submitted its comments to the Ministry of the Environment (MD). The SFT also recommends that the discharge permit be upheld.
The PSA's letter to AID (pdf - Norwegian)
The SFT's letter to MD (link to the SFT's website - Norwegian)
Consent to drill exploration wells 7122/7-4 and 7122/7-5
Exploration drilling in the Barents Sea - roles and responsibilities
Contact in the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway:
Inger Anda, press spokeswoman
Tel.: +47 970 54 064