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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 10 hours 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 10 hours 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 11 hours agoPress > NorwayBarents SeaNorwegian Barents Sea +7

Equinor: Johan Castberg PDO Approved

The plan for development and operation of the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea was approved by the Norwegian Parliament on Monday 11 June.  The plan will now be submitted to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for formal approval. “This is a great day for the project and for t ...

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Posted 6 days agoPress > EquinorJohan CastbergPDO +2

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 19 days agoPress > wellNPDNational Petroleum Directorate +5

TGS and PGS Announce New Nansen 3D Multi-Client Project in Norway

ASKER, NORWAY (29 May 2018) - TGS and Petroleum Geo-Services ("PGS") announce a new multi-client project in the Barents Sea. The new Nansen 3D Geostreamer® survey will cover ~6,100 km² in an active APA area of the Hammerfest Basin. Acquisition is expected to commence late May and is due to be ...

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Posted 20 days agoPress > TGSPGSNorway +3

Big Statoil investments in the North

Johan Castberg, Polarled, Aasta Hansteen, Snefrid Nord, Askeladd and the exploration campaign in the Barents Sea; multi-billion investments are lined up. This creates spin-offs. Thanks to the contract for ten Johan Castberg subsea templates Aker Solutions Sandnessjoen will increase its workfo ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > Barents SeaStatoilinvestment +7

Lundin Petroleum: Drilling for Extended Well Testing Commenced on Alta

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has commenced drilling well 7220/11-5 on the Alta discovery in PL609 in the southern Barents Sea. Following drilling, the well will be used for extended well testing. T ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > DrillingwellWest Test +7

Add Energy and Trendsetter’s Cutting Edge Well Control Hardware is Contracted by Major Operator

Add Energy and Trendsetter Engineering Inc (TEI) has been contracted by an oil and gas operator to provide well control expertise and access to their patented Relief Well Injection Spool (RWIS) to a well which is planned to be drilled in the Barents Sea during Q2 of 2018. The contract will provide ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > Add EnergyWell Control HardwareTEI +2

Statoil Awards Kværner the Contract for the Johan Castberg Topsides

  The contract includes the construction and installation of the topside structure for the floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) to be located on the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. The contract has a total value of about NOK 3.8 billion. The development wor ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > StatoilContractKvaerner +7

Statoil Awards Subsea Contracts for the Troll Phase 3 and Askeladd Projects

Statoil has, on behalf of the license partners, awarded EPC contracts for the delivery of subsea production systems and services for the Troll Phase 3 project in the North Sea and the Askeladd project in the Barents Sea, respectively, to Aker Solutions. The contracts have a total estimated val ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > StatoilEPCNorth Sea +6

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 5 months 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 5 months agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateBarents Sea +5

Exploration Well Completed on the Hurri Prospect in the Southern Barents Sea

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has completed the drilling of the Hurri exploration well 7219/12-3S located in PL533 in the southern Barents Sea. The well was dry. The main objectives of the well were to test the r ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > Lundin PetroleumHurri ProspectBarents Sea +2

NorSea Group to Build New Ro-Ro Facility at Polarbase for 60 million NOK

Hammerfest Wednesday 6th December 2017: NorSea Group is to invest 60 million NOK, with Hammerfest Harbour, to build a new Roll-on/Roll-off facility at its Polarbase supply base. The announcement follows Statoil's submission this week of its PDO (Plan for Development and Operation) for the Johan Cast ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > StatoilBarents SeaPolarbase +5