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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 year 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 year agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling +6

NPD: Production Figures May 2018

Preliminary production figures for May 2018 show an average daily production of 1 629 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 236 000 barrels per day compared to April. Total gas sales were 9.6 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is a decrease of 0.5 GSM 3 from the previous mont ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +3

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 6304/3-1 in Production Licence 832

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted A/S Norske Shell a drilling permit for well 6304/3-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6304/3-1 will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility at position 63°48'5.90" North and 4°52'18.41" East after completing th ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +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: Ready for More Water Injection

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has consented to the start on the Conoco Phillips-operated installation Ekofisk 2/4 VC in the North Sea. This development comprises a subsea template with four well slots and the drilling of four wells for water injection. This will contribute to an increase in ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Minor Gas and Oil Discovery Near Gas Discovery 16/1-6 S (Verdandi) in the North Sea – 16/1-29 S

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 167, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 16/1-29 S in the central part of the North Sea. The well was drilled about 2 kilometres south of discovery well 16/1-6 S (Verdandi) and 200 kilometres west of Stavanger. The objective of well 16/1 ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

NPD: Three IOR Prize Finalists

The jury has arrived at three finalists for this years IOR prize. The winner will be announced at the ONS oil conference and exhibition in Stavanger 28 August.   The IOR prize is given to a production licence, company, project or individual expected to create added value on the Norwegian continen ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorwegian Continental Shelf +5

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 35/12-7 in Production Licence 925

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wellesley Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 35/12-7, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 35/12-7 will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility, at position 61°9'0.65" North and 3°40'5.71" East. The dri ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +4

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 35/12-6 S in Production Licence 925

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wellesley Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 35/12-6 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 35/12-6 S will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility in position 61°13' 45.06" North and 3°45' 25.40" ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +6

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 7221/12-1 in Production Licence 659

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for well 7221/12-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7221/12-1 will be drilled from the Deepsea Stavanger drilling facility in position 72 o 8' 18.68" north and 21 o 55' 50.32" east. ...

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NPD: Production Figures March 2018

Preliminary production figures for March 2018 show an average daily production of 1 901 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 46 000 barrels per day compared to February. Total gas sales were 10.9 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is an increase of 0.8 GSM 3 from the previou ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

Cairn Energy: Raudåsen Update

The enclosed announcement has been reported by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) regarding PL 790, containing the Raudåsen prospect, in which Cairn has a 25% working interest. Dry well South-West of Knarr Field in the North Sea – 34/2-5 S Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 790 ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > Cairn EnergyRaudasenNPD +6

NPD: Dry Well Southwest of the Knarr Field in the North Sea – 34/2-5 S

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 790, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 34/2-5 S. The well is dry. The well was drilled about 6 km southwest of the Knarr field and 20 km north of the Visund field. The primary exploration targets for wildcat well 34/2-5 S were to prove petrole ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +10

NPD: Dry Well and Appraisal Well West of the Skarv Field in the Norwegian Sea – 6507/5-8

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 212, has concluded the drilling of a combined exploration and appraisal well, 6507/5-8, near and on Ærfugl. The well was drilled about one kilometre from the Skarv field in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea. Ærfugl was proven in Upper Cretaceous ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > Skarv FieldNorwayNorwegian Sea +6