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NPD warns on Norwegian development delays

Industry watchdog fears that Covid-19 will impact schedules

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is concerned that restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic will slow work at the 18 projects under development on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). “Several of these developments could be delayed as a result of the Covid-19 restrictions, for example [due to] the use of foreign labour and limits on the number of people in a workplace. This could impede progress in development projects,” the NPD warns in its interim report on the first half of 2020. The 18 projects (see Figure 1)—12 in the North Sea, five in the Norwegian Sea and one in the Barents Sea—span a range of entirely new facilities, smaller discoveries utilising existing infrastruc



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