An operator must obtain consent from the regulator at important milestones. This system ensures that the operator has established good checkpoints for its activities, and that its key decisions are subject to government control.
The PSA has launched an investigation into a hydrocarbon leak on the Gjøa field on 21 June 2017.
A/S Norske Shell has received consent to remove the emergency response vessel from the Knarr field.
On 7 and 8 June, we carried out an audit of COSLPromoter relating to the management of integrity in structures and marine systems.
Statoil Petroleum AS has received consent to use the Bideford Dolphin drilling facility for drilling and completing well 34/7-A-10 on the Snorre field.
Statoil has received consent to extend the lifetime of the Gullfaks B facility and its associated pipelines.
We have carried out audits of employee participation at Baker Hughes Norge AS (Baker Hughes) and KCA Deutag Drilling Norge AS (KCA Deutag). They focused in particular on the opportunities of the safety representatives and working environment committees (AMU) for performing their statutory duties.
In partnership with the Norwegian Coastal Administration and the Norwegian Environment Agency, the PSA has carried out an audit of Statoil's follow-up of the investigation of the oil spill from the OLS B loading buoy on the Statfjord field in 2015.
Statoil has received consent to drill an exploration well in block 7325/4 in the Barents Sea.
We have carried out an audit of Statoil's follow-up of improvement processes in phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development.
We have carried out an audit of how Repsol meets its obligations as a licensee in production licences.