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NPD: Production Figures January 2018

Preliminary production figures for January 2018 show an average daily production of 2 019 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 89 000 barrels per day compared to December. Total gas sales were 11.3 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is an increase of 0.2 GSM 3 from the prev ...

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Posted 3 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +2

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 6507/5-8 in Production Licence 212

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for well 6507/5-8, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6507/5-8 will be drilled from the Deepsea Stavanger drilling facility at position 65°41' 58.47" North and 7°32' 23.19" East after ...

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Posted 24 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +2

Drilling Permit for Wellbore 35/9-14 in Production Licence 682

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for wellbore 35/9-14, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Wellbore 35/9-14 will be drilled from the Songa Enabler drilling facility, at position 61⁰25' 19.8727'' North, 03⁰49' 41.92'' E ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +2

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate: Production figures December 2017

Preliminary production figures for December 2017 show an average daily production of 1 932 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 26 000 barrels per day compared to November. Total gas sales were 11.2 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is an increase of 0.3 GSM 3 from the pre ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +2

NPD: 75 New Production Licences in APA 2017

Today, 16 January, 34 companies will be offered a total of 75 new production licences on the Norwegian continental shelf. Never before have this many production licences been awarded in an APA round (Awards in Pre-defined Areas), and never before have this many applications been submitted. New l ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +2

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 6506/9-4 S in Production Licence 433

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6506/9-4 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6506/9-4 S will be drilled from the Island Innovator drilling facility, at position 65°15'38.07" north and 6°42'35.69" east. ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > Norwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorwayNPD +3

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 month agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateBarents Sea +5

NPD: High Activity on the Shelf

Never before has so much gas been sold from the Norwegian shelf as was the case in 2017. Oil production was down slightly; nevertheless, overall production rose for the fourth straight year. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's forecasts indicate that the production increase will continue toward ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +3

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 16/4-11 in Production Licence 359

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 16/4-11, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well Brønn 16/4-11 will be drilled from the COSLInnovator drilling facility at position 58°40'16.11'' north, 02°14'25.30'' east in the central ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateLundin Norway +2

December Spree Boosts Norway to the Country With the Most Offshore Project Commitments in 2017

After a sanctioning drought in the offshore industry in 2015 and 2016, Norway is leading the comeback. Recent projects submitted to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) show a clear turnaround in the offshore industry and make Norway the largest contributor to offshore project commitments in 2 ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > NorwayOffshoreSpending +3

Comprehensive Snorre Plan Submitted

On Thursday, the authorities received an amended Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Snorre expansion project. The development is one of the largest projects for improved oil recovery (IOR) on the Norwegian shelf. The project contributes to extended operations and will yield signifi ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > PDOSnorreIOR +4

Aker BP Submitted Plans for Development and Operation (PDOs) for Three Projects

Today, Aker BP submitted Plans for Development and Operation (PDOs) for three projects. The total investments will amount to approximately NOK 15.5 billion. Valhall western flank One of the PDOs concerns the Valhall western flank in the North Sea. The development will take place with an unmann ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > Aker BPNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +2

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate: Drilling Permit for Well 6604/5-1 in Production Licence 894

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wintershall Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6604/5-1, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6604/5-1 will be drilled from the West Phoenix drilling facility, at position 66°35' 37.43" North and 04°32' 56.54" East. The dri ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling permit +3

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate: Production Figures October 2017

Preliminary production figures for October 2017 show an average daily production of 1 901 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 141 000 barrels per day compared to September. Total gas sales were 10.9 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is an increase of 1.5 GSM 3 from the pr ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateProduction Figures

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Ready for Start-Up of the Maria Field

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted consent for start-up of production from the Maria field in the Norwegian Sea. The development will come on stream almost one year ahead of the original plan, at reduced costs and with slightly increased oil reserves. Production start-up is planned ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateMaria Field +1