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NPD: 38 Companies Have Applied For Acreage in APA 2018

The authorities have received applications from 38 companies in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2018. The application deadline expired on 4 September. - There was a record level of interest last year as regards the number of applications. It is good to see that there is about the same intere ...

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Posted 10 days agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +9

Equinor: Contract For Improved Recovery at Johan Castberg

August 24, 2018 08:00 CEST Digital technology developed in Norway will help improve recovery from the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. Equinor has awarded Alcatel Submarine Networks a contract for permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM), which in turn has signed a letter ...

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Posted 26 days agoPress > EquinorJohan Castbergrecovery +5

NPD: Dry Well North of the Johan Castberg Field in the Barents Sea – 7322/7-1

Spirit Energy Norge AS, operator of production licence 852, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7322/7-1. The well is dry. The well was drilled about 120 km north of the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea and 310 km north of Hammerfest. The objective of the well was to prove reservoi ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +5

Equinor Chooses Nexans Umbilical Technology for its Askeladd Development in the Barents Sea

Nexans has been awarded a major contract to provide complex umbilicals with power, fiber-optic and hydraulic elements for the next stage of the multi-phased Snøhvit development. Paris La Défense , July 2, 2018 – The Snøhvit gas field in the Barents Sea is the largest ever industrial project ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > EquinorNexansTechnology +3

Equinor Chooses Nexans Umbilical Technology for its Askeladd Development in the Barents Sea

Nexans has been awarded a major contract to provide complex umbilicals with power, fiber-optic and hydraulic elements for the next stage of the multi-phased Snøhvit development. Paris La Défense, June 28, 2018 – The Snøhvit gas field in the Barents Sea is the largest ever industrial project ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > EquinorNexansBarents Sea +3

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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 7 months agoPress > StatoilContractKvaerner +7