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  • Information for those traveling offshore

    If the national authorities operate with stricter guidelines than Repsol Norge, then these guidelines will also apply to Repsol Norge's suppliers and operations. All suppliers are asked to follow the current national and / or local guidelines. For Norway, follow the advice from Folkehelseinstituttet (National Institute of Public Health) and Regjeringen (The government).

If you have symptoms of respiratory illness (such as fever, runny nose, sore throat, coughing or shortness of breath), or other symptoms (such as fever, abdominal pain, diarrhea, reduced sense of taste and smell, muscle pain or generally feeling of illness), even if the symptoms are mild, you must contact your nearest manager before planning the departure to offshore.

In addition, contact Repsol Norge company health service on +47 489 90 769 or covid-19@mediteam.no. The phone line is open on weekdays between 09:00 – 15:00 and if needed the service will be available also in evenings and weekends. Repsol Norge company health service will be able to give advice both before departure and during the quarantine period, if necessary.

Repsol Norge occupational health service will contact all travellers by phone five to seven days before scheduled departure.

Perform hand hygiene frequently and practice good respiratory hygiene. Covering coughs and sneezes and keeping hands clean helps prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Departure to Gyda and Yme

Repsol Norge expects that personnel going offshore to Gyda to be updated on current travel advices and how they generally should respond to departure offshore.

Travellers to Gyda and Yme must complete Covid-19 testing. The actual testing takes place at Clarion Air hotel at Sola, address: Utsolaarmen 16, 4055 Sola.

It is your own responsibility to book a timeslot for Covid-19 testing.

Gyda: here

Yme: here

Please note

  • The latest possible time to complete the test is minimum three hours before helicopter departure. If there is no availability the same day or the day before, you can contact Repsol health service to find an appointment for testing.
  • Those who have offshore departure meetings on Tuesdays need to book the test before 1 pm.
  • You will receive a sms message with the test result and the earliest arrival at the heliport is 120 minutes before departure.

Arrival to Norway

What is the colour of the country you are travelling from?

The colour of the country you are travelling from determines whether you will need to complete a travel quarantine and what rules you must follow when entering Norway. You will see how the country you are traveling from is categorized here. After you have identified the colour of the country, you can read more about the rules that apply to you here.


For people who come from a country/area with quarantine duty and have a need for further testing beyond the testing requirements needed before traveling offshore:

  • Travellers to Gyda and Yme: Shall contact Repsol Company Health Service on +47 489 90 769 or covid-19@mediteam.no to arrange a time for testing. The tests are carried out at Clarion Air hotel at Sola, address: Utsolaarmen 16, 4055 Sola.

Exemptions from quarantine for travellers from countries who are covered by the quarantine duty.

  1. If you have been fully vaccinated or if you previously had Covid-19 disease in the past six months, you will receive an exemption from the travel quarantine. You must be able to document via a valid Norwegian or European COVID-19 certificate.
  2. Travelers who have a Norwegian birth number or a national D-number can post registrate a vaccine received abroad. This is done by setting up a consultation (possibly video) with a Norwegian doctor. Repsol employees can contact John Hjelle. By presenting the vaccination documentation, a Norwegian doctor can register it and the Covid- 19 certificate will be available on helsenorge.no See more info here here.
  3. If you come from specified countries in Europe with sufficiently low transmission you are exempted from quarantine. See map and table

Departure and quarantine hotel for Repsol

Repsol Norge has established an arrangement for departure and quarantine hotel at Clarion Hotel Energy for all personnel departing from Sola. This offer applies to all travellers and can be used if the traveller does not have a similar scheme.

Booking can be on cl.energy@choice.no or alternatively call + 47 5134 7800, use the booking code 1128GR018622. The hotel is located at Ishockeyveien 2 , 4021 Stavanger

Please note: It is important that travellers specify whether they are required to enter mandatory quarantine.

Links to instructions

The departure instructions apply for those of you planning on traveling offshore.

Contact us for further information