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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 3 months agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

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

Equinor: More Electrification Potential Offshore Norway

The Troll C platform in the North Sea. (Photo: Øyvind Hagen) Together with its partners Equinor is looking at the possibility of supplying power from land to three platforms that are currently powered by gas turbines. The transition may cut CO2 emissions from Troll C and the Sleipner area ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > EquinorNorwayOffshore +1

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 3 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

Equinor: New Oil Discovery at the Utsira High

Equinor and partners Lundin and Spirit Energy have struck oil in the PL 167 licence at the Utsira High in the North Sea. The discovery is currently estimated to contain 15-35 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalent. “We are very pleased to announce the first Equinor discovery,” ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > EquinorOil DiscoveryOil +9

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 3 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorwegian Continental Shelf +5

Equinor: The Johan Sverdrup Drilling Platform Installed

The 22,000-tonne topside for the drilling platform in place on the Johan Sverdrup field. (Photo: Bo B. Randulff / Equinor ASA) The 22,000-tonne topside for the drilling platform was lifted into position in one single lift on the Johan Sverdrup field last weekend. Equinor and the Johan Sve ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > EquinorJohan SverdrupDrilling +3

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 3 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +4

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

Faroe Petroleum: Production Increase at Tambar and Fogelberg Update

Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the UK, is pleased to announce that both new infill wells drilled this year on the Tambar field in Norway, (Faroe 45%) have now been brought successfully on ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > Faroe PetroleumProductionTambar Field +6

Pipelaying operations for Norway’s largest oil pipeline are underway

The Saipem Castorone pipelaying vessel at Mongstad. (Photo: Espen Rønnevik / Roar Lindefjeld / Woldcam) The operations to install Norway's largest pipeline to the Johan Sverdrup field started outside Mongstad, north of Bergen, late last week onboard the vessel Saipem Castorone. Soon ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > pipelinePipelayingNorway +5

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 5 months 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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Posted 5 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

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 5 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7