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NPD - Gas Discovery Northwest of Gas Discovery 7325/1-1 (Atlantis) in the Barents Sea – 7324/3-1

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 615, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 7324/3-1. The well was drilled about 15 kilometres northwest of discovery well 7325/1-1 (Atlantis) and 370 kilometres north of Hammerfest. The well's primary exploration target was to prove oil in r ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyNPD +7

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 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateJohan Castberg +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 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7

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

Equinor: Contract For Improved Recovery at Johan Castberg

August 24, 2018 08:00 CEST Digital technology developed in Norway will help improve recovery from the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. Equinor has awarded Alcatel Submarine Networks a contract for permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM), which in turn has signed a letter ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > EquinorJohan Castbergrecovery +5

Lundin Petroleum: Three Licences Awarded in the 24th Licensing Round in Norway

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has been awarded three exploration licences in the 24 th licensing round in Norway. All of the licences are located in the southern Barents Sea  with one of the licence ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayLundin PetroleumOffshore +4

Equinor Offered Interesting Licences in 24th Licensing Round

The West Hercules drilling rig in the Barents Sea. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland) The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has offered Equinor 7 licences in the 24th licensing round – 5 operatorships and 2 partner positions. “We have a clear ambition of maintaining profitable production at ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > EquinorLicenseLicensing Round +6

NPD: 12 Production Licences Offered to 11 Companies in the 24th Licensing Round

Today, 18 June, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy offers 12 new production licences to 11 companies in the 24 th licensing round. Three licences are in the Norwegian Sea and nine licences are offered in the Barents Sea. “I am pleased to see that we are now offering exploration acreage in the ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayBarents SeaNorwegian Barents Sea +7

NPD: Minor Gas Discovery Near Discovery Well 7222/11-2 (Langlitinden) in the Barents Sea – 7221/12-1

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 659, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7221/12-1. The well was drilled about 20 km west of the 7222/11-2 discovery well (Langlitinden) in the Barents Sea and about 175 km northwest of Hammerfest. The objective of the well was to prove petrol ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > wellNPDNational Petroleum Directorate +5

Gas Discovery Southwest of the Aasta Hansteen Field in the Norwegian Sea – 6604/5-1

Wintershall Norge AS, operator of production licence 894, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 6604/5-1. The well has been drilled about 115 kilometres southwest of the Aasta Hansteen field in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea. The objective of the well was to prove p ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > gasDiscoveryNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +5

DNO Receives 10 Awards in Norway's APA Licensing Round

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary DNO Norge AS has been awarded participation in 10 exploration licenses under Norway's Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2017 licensing round. Of the 10 licenses, seven are in the North Sea, one in the Nor ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > DNODNO NorgeNorway +5

NPD: Dry Well Northwest of 7220/11-1 (Alta) in the Barents Sea – 7219/12-3 S

Lundin Norway AS, operator of production licence 533, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 7219/12-3 S. The well was drilled about 34 kilometres northwest of the 7220/11-1 (Alta) discovery well, and about 2.5 kilometres southwest of the 7219/12-1 (Filicudi) discovery well. ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateBarents Sea +5

Welsh Companies Launch Joint Venture for Oil Exploration Industry

Two Welsh businesses which provide specialised geological services for the oil exploration industry around the globe have formed a new joint venture company. Future Geoscience Ltd is a collaboration between Hafren Scientific Ltd based in Welshpool, Mid Wales and PetroStrat Ltd whose headquarters ar ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > palaeogeographyOil exploration industrySedimentology +15