Amendment proposed to the Resource Management Regulations - consultation

08/04/2010 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is proposing amendments to the Regulations relating to resource management in the petroleum activities (the Resource Management Regulations).

The proposed amendments mainly concern the rules for a fisheries expert on board a seismic vessel.

The proposed amendments entail some administrative changes concerning how to follow up the expertise of the fisheries expert. The amendments also allow for the possibility that people who are interested in taking the training course for fisheries experts may have to pay part of the course fees themselves.

Any comments to the consultation round should be sent to the NPD by 1 June 2010, preferably by e-mail to:

Any amendments and corrections are scheduled to come into force on 1 July 2010.

Contact in the NDP

Øystein Dretvik, tel. +47 51 87 63 17

Updated: 08/04/2010