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  • 8 December 2014

    Norwegian oil company Det norske oljeselskap ASA (Det norske) has received consent for manned underwater operations in 2015 on the Alvheim and Bøyla fields, offshore Norway. The fields are located in blocks 24/6 and 24/9 in the central North Sea, close to the boundary with the UK Continental Shelf. The Alvheim field has been developed using a […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Moody’s affirmed Aa1 ratings for PSA International and PSA Corporation’s Aa1 issuer rating.

  • 4 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 27 March 2012, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) granted Rowan Drilling Norway AS  an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the jack-up drilling rig Rowan Stavanger. Rowan Stavanger has had an AoC as a living quarters facility since June 2011. This AoC has now been expanded to include drilling.  Rowan Stavanger is a jack-up […]

  • 1 February 2016

    Almost a year after a hydrocarbon leak on the Statoil-run Gudrun platform offshore Norway, the Petroleum Safety Authority Noway has completed its investigation. According to the safety watchdog, also known as the PSA Norway, the investigation has uncovered serious breaches of regulation, spurring the PSA Norway into giving a notification of an order to Statoil. To […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has reported that the Rowan Viking jack-up drilling rig has received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC). An Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) is a statement from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway expressing the authorities’ confidence that a petroleum activity can be performed by the jack-up drilling rig within the regulatory framework. The […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Norske Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway for the use of riserless light well intervention (RLWI) vessel, Island Constructor, for the start-up of well 6407/9-G-5 on the Draugen field. Draugen is an oil field in the Norwegian Sea in 250 metres of water, around 150 km north of Kristiansund. The field […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A substantial escape of hydrocarbons occurred on the Ula field in the Norwegian North Sea on 12 September. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has decide to investigate this incident. No people were injured and no damage caused to the installation beyond the equipment directly involved. But the PSA considers the incident to have had […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe Offshore Limited, the owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation rigs, has received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway for Safe Boreas. Safe Boreas is a semi-submersible accommodation rig delivered by Jurong Shipyard in Singapore and is constructed according to the GVA 3000E design and equipped with a DP3 system as well […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A substantial escape of hydrocarbons occurred on the Ula field in the Norwegian North Sea on 12 September. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has decide to investigate this incident. No people were injured and no damage caused to the installation beyond the equipment directly involved. But the PSA considers the incident to have had […]

  • 29 March 2019

    Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has launched an investigation into an incident at Equinor’s Hammerfest liquefied natural gas facility on Melkøya Island.

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has given Det norske oljeselskap ASA consent to use the Transocean Winner semi-submersible drilling rig for production drilling at Alvheim and Bøyla in the North Sea, offshore Norway. The background to this consent is Det norske‘s acquisition of Marathon Oil Norge AS  and the company’s production licence assets on the […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has received the Petroleum Safety Authority’s (PSA) Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the Maersk Interceptor jack-up drilling rig. Maersk Interceptor is a jack-up drilling rig, delivered by the Keppel Shipyard in Singapore in 2014. The unit, one of the world’s largest of the kind, arrived in Stavanger, Norway in October and it was […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    On 17 June 2011, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) granted an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) to the Rowan Stavanger mobile living quarters and drilling facility, operated by Rowan Drilling Norway AS (Rowan Drilling). This AoC only applies for use as a living quarters facility. The AoC is an acknowledgement from the PSA which expresses […]

  • 12 August 2014

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has resolved to investigate an oil leak which occurred on the Eldfisk field in the North Sea on 7 August 2014. This incident happened early on the morning of Thursday 7 August, and led to the discharge of stabilised oil to the sea from the Eldfisk FTP field terminal platform […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Swedish operator, Lundin Petroleum, has started drilling operations at exploration well 6201/11-3 in PL519 in Norway’s part of the North Sea. The well will target the Albert prospect, which is situated 65 km northwest of the Snorre Field in the northern North Sea. The main objective of well 6201/11-3 is to test Cretaceous and Triassic […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Songa Offshore, a Norway-based midwater drilling contractor, has received the Petroleum Safety Authority’s Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for its Songa Endurance drilling rig. Songa Endurance is a semi-submersible drilling rig and the second of four Cat D rigs that Songa is building for Statoil. The rig has an eight-year firm contract with Statoil plus 4×3 […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA), with technical assistance from Telenor Maritime Radio, Radio Inspection, conducted an audit of the Gjøa facility during the period 26-27 September 2011. The audit was a planned activity with a basis in the PSA’s prioritisation of major accident risk. The objective of the audit was to verify the technical […]

  • 13 June 2014

    The jack-up rig West Linus has received the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway’s Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC). An Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) is a statement from the PSA indicating that a mobile facility is considered to be in compliance with relevant requirements in the petroleum activities regulations. After the AoC has been granted, the facility owner […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Norway’s safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found serious breaches during an audit of Rowan Norway and the mobile drilling unit Rowan Stavanger. The PSA said on Thursday that the audit, conducted from October 17-20, was directed at emergency preparedness and maintenance management on Rowan Stavanger. The audit identified non-conformities related to maintenance […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) conducted an audit of BP at the Aker Solutions Stord yard on 6-7 April 2011. The audit targeted the offloading system for shuttle tankers on Skarv FPSO. The audit identified a number of nonconformities in relation to regulatory requirements. Background The audit was linked to the processing of […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Exploration & Production

    The Petroleum Safety Authority has completed an investigation into an incident involving dropped objects on the Maersk Invincible drilling rig.

  • 29 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Swedish Lundin Norway AS has exercised the option for an additional well with Dolphin Drilling AS, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, for use of the semi-submersible drilling unit Bredford Dolphin. The well will be in direct continuation with current contract with Lundin Norway AS. The contract value for the exercised option is approximately […]