The oil and gas sector must adapt to survive. This requires simplification and standardized processes. Everyone must learn from each other.
The authorities presupposes that the industry takes action and makes smart measures. The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tord Lien, takes for granted that the industry itself seizes to reduce costs. Statoil is put forward as an example, because the company before their competitors recognized the need for cost cutting measures.
For Thore Langeland, standardization is essential