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NPD: Oil Discovery North of the Johan Castberg Field in the Barents Sea - 7220/5-3

Equinor ASA, operator of production licence 532, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7220/5-3. The well proved oil. The well was drilled about 8 kilometres north of the 7220/8-1 discovery well on the Johan Castberg oil field, and 225 kilometres northwest of Hammerfest. The well's primary ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateJohan Castberg +7

NPD: Delineation of the 25/4-3 (Gekko) Gas and Oil Discovery in the North Sea – Wells 25/4-13 S and 25/4-13 A

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 203, has completed the drilling of appraisal wells 25/4-13 S and 25/4-13 A on the gas and oil discovery 25/4-3 (Gekko). The wells were drilled about 5 kilometres east of the Volund field and 200 kilometres northwest of Stavanger. The discovery was prov ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +10

NPD: Production Figures September 2018

Preliminary production figures for September 2018 show an average daily production of 1 607 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 255 000 barrels per day compared to August. Total gas sales were 9.0 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is a decrease of 1.2 GSM 3 from the previo ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 6706/6-2 S in Production Licence 847

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wintershall Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6706/6-2 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6706/6-2 S will be drilled from the Transocean Spitsbergen drilling facility in position 67°37'20.60"N and 6°45'57.57"E. The d ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling +6

NPD: Extended Life For Snorre

Equinor has received consent to continue use of the Snorre A and Snorre B facilities through 2040. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate believes there is a basis for continuing operations on Snorre A and B to produce remaining resources in the field. Equinor had consent to use Snorre A until 1 May ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +6

NPD: Delineation of the 6608/10-17 S (Cape Vulture) Oil and Gas Discovery Northwest of the Norne Field in the Norwegian Sea – 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 128 D, is in the process of concluding the drilling of appraisal wells 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B. The wells were drilled about 7 kilometres northwest of the Norne field in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea and about 200 kilome ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7

NPD: Dry Well Near 7324/8-1 (Wisting) in the Barents Sea – 7321/4-1

DEA Norge AS, operator of production licence 721, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7321/4-1. The well is dry. The well was drilled about 105 kilometres west of the 7324/8-1 (Wisting) oil discovery in the Barents Sea and about 350 kilometres northwest of Hammerfest. The primary explorat ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > NPDDry WellBarents Sea +7

NPD: Appraisal and Test Production of the 7220/11-1 (Alta) Oil and Gas Discovery in the Barents Sea – 7220/11-5 S

Lundin Norway AS, operator of production licence 609, has concluded drilling and test production on appraisal well 7220/11-5 S on the 7220/11-1 (Alta) oil and gas discovery in the southwestern part of the Barents Sea. The well was drilled about 4 kilometres south-southwest of the discovery well, ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7

NPD: Delineation of the Hanz Field and Dry Wildcat Well in the North Sea - 25/10-16 S, A and C and 25/10-16 B

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 028 B, has concluded the drilling of appraisal wells 25/10-16 S, A and C on the Hanz field, as well as wildcat well 25/10-16 B drilled in production licence 915 just southeast of the Hanz field. The wells were drilled about 14 kilometres north of the Iv ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 7324/3-1 in Production Licence 615

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 7324/3-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7324/3-1, will be drilled from the West Hercules drilling facility in position 73°57'27,39" North og 24°41'04,86" East. The d ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Production Figures August 2018

Preliminary production figures for August 2018 show an average daily production of 1 870 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 42 000 barrels per day compared to July. Total gas sales were 10.2 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is a decrease of 0.4 GSM 3 from the previous mo ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > OilLiquidgas +4

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 30/6-30 in Production Licence 825

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Faroe Petroleum Norge AS a drilling permit for well 30/6-30, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 30/6-30 will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility in position 60°43'6.71"N and 2°44'3.43"E after conc ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Consultation Regarding Index Adjustment of Area Fee Rates for Production Licences Awarded Pursuant to the 72 Resolution and the Petroleum Act

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has sent a proposal for adjustment of the area fee rates for production licences awarded pursuant to the 1972 Resolution and the Petroleum Act out to concerned parties for consultation. The point of departure for the adjustment is the Statistics Norway (SSB) co ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateProduction +1

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Has Found New Deep Sea Mineral Deposits

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate just concluded a successful three-week data acquisition expedition on the Mohn's ridge in the western part of the Norwegian Sea. The Mohn's ridge is a seafloor spreading ridge, separating two oceanic plates, and the objective of the expedition was to investigat ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +4

NPD: Northern Lights Applies for Permission to Inject and Store CO2 on the Norwegian Shelf

On Friday, Equinor along with its partners Shell and Total, submitted an application for an exploitation permit for a subsea reservoir for injection and storage of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ). This is the very first time the authorities have announced a licensing round for injection and storage of CO ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +9