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NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 6407/11-1 in Production Licence 751

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 6407/11-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6407/11-1 will be drilled from the Deepsea Bergen drilling facility in position 64°12'22.8"N and 7°29'33.25"A. The drilling progra ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayOffshoreNPD +8

NPD: 38 Companies Have Applied For Acreage in APA 2018

The authorities have received applications from 38 companies in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2018. The application deadline expired on 4 September. - There was a record level of interest last year as regards the number of applications. It is good to see that there is about the same intere ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +9

NPD: Fast IOR pProject on Visund

Operator Equinor has started production on Visund Nord in the North Sea. The project was completed in 21 months. The subsea solution adds 2.1 million standard cubic metres (13.3 million barrels) to the Visund field. The development cost was NOK 1.3 billion. Production licence 120 Visund was p ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +5

NPD: Start-up of Aasta Hansteen

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted consent for start-up of the Aasta Hansteen facility in the Norwegian Sea. Operator Equinor plans to start production during the course of autumn 2018. Consent for start-up of Aasta Hansteen is granted to the licensees in production licences 218 and ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Doubled Reserves – Won IOR Prize

The licensees for the Alvheim field in the North Sea have been awarded the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's improved oil recovery (IOR) prize because of their willingness to accept risk. Adopting new technology, sharing data and being able to view a wider area as a whole have helped to more than ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +6

NPD: ONS Distinguished Service Award to Bente Nyland

Director General Bente Nyland has received the ONS Distinguished Service Award 2018 for her significant efforts to develop the Norwegian oil and gas industry. The award was presented during the ONS opening concert on Monday evening. “Bente Nyland is a strategic leader with an exceptional ability ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +3

NPD: Delineation of the 16/1-12 (Rolvsnes) Oil Discovery in the North Sea – 16/1-28 S

Lundin Norway AS, operator of production licence 338C, has concluded the drilling of appraisal well 16/1-28 S. The well was drilled about one kilometre northeast of the discovery well, 16/1-12, and around 190 kilometres west of Stavanger. The 16/1-12 (Rolvsnes) discovery is located just south of ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 2/6-6 S in Production Licence 860

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Mol Norge AS a drilling permit for well 2/6-6 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 2/6-6 S will be drilled from the Rowan Viking drilling facility in position 56°30'40.73"N and 3°54'49.22"E. The drilling programme for well ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDOffshoreNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

NPD: Go-ahead For Oseberg H

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted consent for the Oseberg H facility to start production in September. Oseberg H is a new unmanned wellhead platform that is part of the Oseberg vestflanken 2 development project in the North Sea. The consent has been given to the licensees in the Ose ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +9

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 6406/2-9 S in Production Licence 199

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 6406/2-9 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6406/2-9 S will be drilled from the West Phoenix drilling facility in position 64048`18.22 N and 060 26`51.08 E. The drilling progr ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 7321/4-1 in Production Licence 721

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted DEA Norge AS a drilling permit for well 7321/4-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7321/4-1 will be drilled from the Island Innovator drilling facility in position 73°44'07.76" north and 21°08'21.94" east after concluding ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Delineation of the 15/3-4 (Sigrun) Oil and Gas Discovery Near the Gudrun Field in the North Sea – 15/3-11

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 025, has concluded the drilling of appraisal well 15/3-11 on the 15/3-4 (Sigrun) oil and gas discovery. The well was drilled about 10 km southeast of the Gudrun field in the North Sea, and about 225 km west of Stavanger. The objective of the well ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +11

NPD: Production Figures July 2018

Preliminary production figures for July 2018 show an average daily production of 1 911 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 64 000 barrels per day compared to June. Total gas sales were 10.8 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is an increase of 1.5 GSM 3 from the previous mo ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Dry Well North of the Johan Castberg Field in the Barents Sea – 7322/7-1

Spirit Energy Norge AS, operator of production licence 852, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7322/7-1. The well is dry. The well was drilled about 120 km north of the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea and 310 km north of Hammerfest. The objective of the well was to prove reservoi ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +5

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Maps Deep Sea Mineral Deposits

After the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy assumed administrative responsibility for mineral deposits on the continental shelf, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has been assigned the task of mapping potential deposits. The NPD is now starting an extensive data acquisition expedition in t ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6