Field/area preparedness means the preparedness that shall constitute the first-line response in terms of remote measurement and response near the offshore/onshore facility. Regional preparedness means the operators’ overall preparedness to handle a campaign against acute pollution, both offshore and coastal and beach zone preparedness. The preparedness region is discussed in Section 52 of the Activities Regulations on cooperation and on planning of environmental monitoring and remote measurement. The geographical extent and regional preparedness in regions is defined by the operating companies through NOFO’s plans.
Source: Guidelines Regarding the Management Regulations, Norway, updated December 2012. Regulatory Guidance