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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 days agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateMaria Field +1

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate: Drilling Permit for Well 6506/11-10 in Production Licence 644 B

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted OMV (Norge) AS a drilling permit for well 6506/11-10, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6506/11-10 will be drilled from the Deepsea Bergen drilling facility at position 65°13' 50.54" Noth and 6°25' 47.23" East. Thi ...

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Posted 3 days agoPress > NorwayOffshoreNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +5

From Troll to Mjøsa - A Time Scale for Petroleum

The Troll field contains the most hydrocarbons of all the fields in the Norwegian offshore. The petroleum geologists acquire knowledge about where this oil and gas was formed and how it has flowed in to the fields. But if you ask a petroleum geologist about how long ago it was that Troll, Ekofisk, ...

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Posted 7 days agoOpinion > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateHydrocarbon +3

AGR appointed as well and drilling specialist advisor to Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

AGR is to deliver well and drilling engineering advice to support evaluation of drilling programmes, well design and testing, completions and plugging and abandonment. The two-year scope of work has the option to be extended for an additional two years for the provision of technical training and te ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > AGRwellDrilling +4

AGR set to deliver Reservoir Management to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

AGR have been awarded a new framework agreement with the NPD. The agreement will see the leading energy services and software company deliver reservoir management studies in subsurface technology, reservoir geology and reservoir engineering over a two year period, with options for extension. Mor ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 6 months agoPress > AGRReservoirgeology +2

6000 wells on the Norwegian shelf

Well number 6000 was registered as completed in the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's Fact Pages in late March. This was production well 31/2-Y-21 AY2H on the Troll field in the North Sea. All wildcat and production wells drilled on the Norwegian shelf since 1966 have been registered in the Fact Pag ...

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Posted 7 months agoPress > Norwegian shelfNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorth Sea

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate - Drilling permit for well 6705/7-1 in production licence 705

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Repsol Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6705/7-1, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6705/7-1 will be drilled by the Transocean Spitsbergen drilling facility at position 67°15'5.14" north and 5°10'29.12" east, after comple ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > Norwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling permitNorway

Drilling permit for well 16/1-27 in production licence 338

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 16/1-27, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 16/1-27 will be drilled from the Island Innovator drilling facility, at position 58°50'18.11” north and 2°11'56.83” east, in a southweste ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > Norwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling permit

Thrust nappes – a geological impossibility

The fourth geological mystery in this series of articles concerns thrust faults and thrust nappes – geological structures that are prevalent in much of our mountainous landscape. It is also about the art of seeing what you cannot quite bring yourself to believe. By Fridtjof Riis, Established 28 O ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > Norwegian Petroleum DirectorateThrust nappes

Oil discovery east of the Frigg field in the North Sea - 25/2-18 S, 25/2-18 A, 25/2-18 B and 25/2-18 C

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 442, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 25/2-18 S and appraisal wells 25/2-18 A, 25/2-18 B and 25/2-18 C. The wells were drilled four kilometres south of the 25/2-10 S (Frigg Gamma Delta) oil/gas discovery and eight kilometres north of the shut d ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > Norwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorth SeaDiscovery

NPD release production figures for November 2016

Preliminary production figures for November 2016 show an average daily production of 2 153 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 37 000 barrels per day (approx. 2 percent) compared to October. Total gas sales were 10.8 billion Sm3 (GSm3), which is the same as previous mont ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

Lundin Norway granted drilling permit for wellbore 7120/1-5 in production licence 492

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for wellbore 7120/1-5, cf. Section 8 of the Resource ManagemDrilling permit for wellbore 7120/1-5 in production licence 492 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > Lundin PetroleumNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway