Risk Management and Internal Control

The Board of Directors shall ensure that the Company has good internal control functions and appropriate systems for risk management tailored to its operations and in accordance with the Company’s core values, ethical guidelines and social responsibility policy. A review of the Company’s most important risk areas and its internal control functions is conducted by the Board of Directors on an annual basis. The Company’s Rules of Procedure for the Board of Directors and the CEO of the Company sets out among other things, the division of roles between the Board of Directors, the CEO and the Audit Committee, and their respective areas of responsibility, including control functions.

The Group is exposed it to a variety of risks; including market risks, financial risks and operational risks. The Group’s overall risk management programme seeks to minimize the potential adverse effects on the Group’s financial performance likely to be caused by its exposure to such risk factors, including but not limited to the use of derivative financial instruments and development of sound health, safety and environment (HSE) principles as well as prudent monitoring of constructional and operational activities.

The Company prepares and publishes quarterly and annual financial statements. The Group’s consolidated financial statements are prepared in accordance with IFRS and IFRIC interpretations as adopted by the EU.