Increased value creation through collaboration


Connecting operators and suppliers and make it easier for them to interact, solve problems and share data


Subsea Pool

One common pool for subsea running tools and equipment, available for all operators on the NCS


  • Basic frame for operating model established – Equinor will be service provider
  • Proposed new solution presented to operators – Proposed new governance model not approved, will continue with the current steering committee structure
  • Subsea Tool Pool is now operational – New member are welcome to join the pool

Milestones ahead:

  • At this point, no further actions will be initiated from Offshore Norge

IMR Corporation

Corporate within several segments of subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR)


  • Work group has finished their work
  • Draft standard contract, to be used between operators for farm-in on vessels used for IMR purposes, has been developed

TIRC – Technical Information Requirements Catalogue

Consolidate results from READI JIP (Joint Industry Project) with EqHub


  • Agreement between READI and EqHub to integrate part of READI TIRC into EqHub
  • An initial solution is now available
  • An agreement on how to operate POSC Caesar is established, with a new board of directors
  • Offshore Norge has no longer a position in POSC Caesar’s board of directors

Milestones ahead:

  • A new project to develop the next generation of TIRC will be initiated Q3 2023

SPIR – Digitalisation of Spare Parts Process

SPIR in projects


  • A work group is established, with representatives from Aker BP/Aker Solutions, Vår Energi and Equinor
  • Minimum viable product is now available and will be tested on actual projects

Milestones ahead:

  • Conclution on way forward will be made Q2 2024

Digital Inventory

Make spare parts available on demand in an additive manufacturing process


  • Project established with representatives from Equinor, Vår Energi, ConocoPhilips, TotalEnergies and Aker BP
  • A dialogue meeting between member companies from Offshore Norge and Norsk Industri took place 14 March 2023
  • A film explaining the work process and solution has been made (see below)

Digital Inventory video

Milestones ahead:

  • Common guidelines on how to apply adaptive manufacturing in the industry is being developed

Recirculation of “hard plastic”

Re-use casing and tubing protectors, reduce waste and encourage circular economy


  • Fasilitated contact between operators and suppliers to find areas for increased recirculation of material
  • No further work planned

ILDS – In License Data Sharing

Implement a data sharing model where data flows seamlessly between operators, partners and authorities


  • Strategy worked out and supported by the Digital Strategy Forum and the Operations Committee
  • Work group concluded on standard for reporting of CO2, Methane and NOX in licenses and endorsed in Operations Committee
  • Projects established for digitalisation of the work processes within the following areas:
    –  RNB process (National Budget reporting) – Agreed with the NPD and the member companies for how to proceed with the solution
    –  Work program and budget in licenses
    –  Reporting to the Statistics Norway
    –  Cash call and billing
  • Report emission data in Subsurface is now available

Milestones ahead:

  • A test solution available for RNB reporting within Q3 2023
  • Work ongoing to align input data between all four reporting areas (ref. above) within Q3 2023

Supplier Competence Registration System

Evaluate the benefits of one common industry solution for supplier employee competence registration system 


  • The Operations Committee has supported to proceed with the pre-project
  • Representatives from six operators participate in a work group, facilitated by Offshore Norge
  • The next phase of the project was endorsed by the Operations Committee 14 June 2023

Milestones ahead:

  • A final recommendation including an operating model will be presented Q4 2023/Q1 2024


Contact information

Øystein Arvid Håland, Project Manager, Collaboration
+47 918 76 645 /