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NPD: Drilling Permit for Wells 35/10-4 S, 35/10-4 A and 35/10-4 B in Production Licence 630

The Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for wells 35/10-4 S, 35/10-4 A and 35/10-4 B, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Wells 35/10-4 S, 35/10-4 A and 35/10-4 B will be drilled from the Deepsea Bergen drilling facility at position 61°08'55. ...

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Posted 3 days agoPress > DrillingDrilling permitNPD +6

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well l 35/11-21 S in Production Licence 248 I

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wellesley Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 35/11-21 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 35/11-21 S will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility at position 61°09'28.15" North and 03°38'56.52" East. ...

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Posted 3 days agoPress > DrillingDrilling permitProduction +9

NPD: Many Developments and High Exploration Activity

An impressive 20 development projects are currently under way on the Norwegian Shelf, and 13 exploration wells in the first half of 2018 have yielded 6 discoveries. Production has been somewhat lower in the first six months of the year as compared with the same period last year. Production Tot ...

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Posted 5 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +9

NPD: Production Figures June 2018

Preliminary production figures for June 2018 show an average daily production of 1 747 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 88 000 barrels per day compared to May. Total gas sales were 9.3 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is a decrease of 0.4 GSM 3 from the previous month ...

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Posted 10 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +3

NPD: Dry Well Near the Knarr field in the North Sea – 34/5-2 S

A/S Norske Shell, operator of production licence 373S, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 34/5-2 S. The well is dry. The well was drilled about 10 kilometres south-west of the Knarr field in the northern part of the North Sea and 125 km west of Florø. The objective of the well was to pro ...

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Posted 12 days agoPress > NorwayNPDNorth Sea +6

NPD: Exploitation Permit - Announcement

On 5 July 2018, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced acreage for permits for exploitation of a subsea reservoir for injection and storage of CO 2 (exploitation permit). The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy's press release (in Norwegian) Invitation to apply for exploitation permit ...

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Posted 16 days agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +4

NPD: Delineation of Gas and Condensate Discovery 6506/9-2 S (Fogelberg) North of the Åsgard Field in the Norwegian Sea – 6506/9-4 S and 6506/9-4 A

Spirit Energy Norge AS, operator of production licence 433, has completed the drilling of appraisal wells 6506/9-4 S and 6506/9-4 A on gas and condensate discovery 6506/9-2 S (Fogelberg). The wells were drilled about 15 kilometres north of the Åsgard field in the Norwegian Sea and 250 kilometres ...

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Posted 16 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +8

NPD: Minor Oil Discovery and Dry Appraisal Well Southeast of Oil Discovery 35/9-7 (Nova) in the North Sea - 35/12-6 S and 35/12-6 A

Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 925, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well 35/12-6 S and appraisal well 35/12-6 A in the North Sea.   The wells were drilled about 5 kilometres southeast of oil discovery 35/9-7 (Nova) and 80 kilometres west of Florø. ...

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Posted 17 days agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +6

NPD: Developing Troll Phase Three

Operator Equinor and partners have submitted their amended Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the third development stage of the Troll field in the North Sea. Production on Troll is expected to continue until around 2060. Troll consists of a large gas cap with a relatively thin underl ...

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Posted 18 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 6307/1-1 S in Production Licence 830

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 6307/1-1 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6307/1-1 S will be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility, at position 63°55'15.85"N and 7°18'10.05"E after completing t ...

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Posted 19 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7

NPD: Drilling Permit for Wells 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B in Production Licence 128 D

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for wells 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Wells 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B will be drilled from the Songa Encourage drilling facil ...

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Posted 23 days agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +6

NPD: Dry Well Near the Visund Field in the North Sea – 34/8-19 S

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 120, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 34/8-19 S. The well was drilled on the northern side of the Visund field in the northern part of the North Sea. The objective of the well was to prove petroleum in Lower Jurassic reservoir rocks i ...

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Posted 25 days agoPress > North SeaNorwegian North SeaNPD +6

NPD: Still Plenty of Discoveries to be Made on the Norwegian Shelf

Today, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) will be publishing the 2018 Resource Report for Exploration. The report shows that production of oil and gas will increase going forward – but that new and larger discoveries have to be made in order to maintain the same level after the mid-2020s T ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian shelf +5

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 7322/7-1 in Production Licence 852

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for well 7322/7-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7322/7-1 will be drilled from the Island Innovator drilling facility, at position 73°24'48.4" north and 22°02'22.09" east after ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +3

NPD: Drilling Permit For Wells 25/10-16 S, 25/10-16 A and 25/10-16 B in Production Licence 028 B

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for wells 25/10-16 S, 25/10-16 A and 25/10-16 B, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. The wells will be drilled from the Maersk Intrepid drilling facility, at position 59°02'12.88" North and 2°13'41. ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling +6