Norwegian Continental Shelf


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Norway Leading the Oilfield Service Comeback

In 2015 and 2016 we saw record low levels of offshore volumes sanctioned, which effectively is hurting oilfield service companies' backlog. With the cost cuts E&P players made during the downturn, coupled with the recent increase in oil prices, we now see a lot of offshore projects on a global lev ...

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Posted 2 days agoOpinion > NorwayRystad EnergyOffshore +3

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 12 days 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 1 month agoPress > StatoilEPCNorth Sea +6

NPD: 75 New Production Licences in APA 2017

Today, 16 January, 34 companies will be offered a total of 75 new production licences on the Norwegian continental shelf. Never before have this many production licences been awarded in an APA round (Awards in Pre-defined Areas), and never before have this many applications been submitted. New l ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +2

Statoil Awarded New Production Licences on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

  In connection with the Award in Predefined Areas (APA) for 2017 Statoil has been offered interests in 31 exploration licenses on the Norwegian Continental shlef (NCS), 17 of these as operator, and 14 as a partner. “The NCS is the core of Statoil's business, and we are pleased with th ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > StaoilProduction LicenceNorwegian Continental Shelf +3

NPD: High Activity on the Shelf

Never before has so much gas been sold from the Norwegian shelf as was the case in 2017. Oil production was down slightly; nevertheless, overall production rose for the fourth straight year. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's forecasts indicate that the production increase will continue toward ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +3

Welsh Companies Launch Joint Venture for Oil Exploration Industry

Two Welsh businesses which provide specialised geological services for the oil exploration industry around the globe have formed a new joint venture company. Future Geoscience Ltd is a collaboration between Hafren Scientific Ltd based in Welshpool, Mid Wales and PetroStrat Ltd whose headquarters ar ...

Duncan Foulkes


Posted 2 months agoPress > palaeogeographyOil exploration industrySedimentology +15

MOL Norge Selects AGR for Well and Drilling Engineering

AGR has been awarded a Frame Agreement with the Hungarian Operator MOL. The agreement covers the supply of technical support within drilling and well engineering to the Operator's Norwegian arm. The award adds to the ongoing collaboration the two companies have been enjoying in the recent years. ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 3 months agoPress > AGRwell managementreservoir modeling +5

Statoil, Shell and Total enter CO2 storage partnership

The partners are today signing a partnership agreement to mature the development of carbon storage on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The project is part of the Norwegian authorities' efforts to develop full-scale carbon capture and storage in Norway. In June, Gassnova awarded Stat ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > StatoilShellTotal +6

AGR develops MultiClient studies in Barents Sea prior to 24th Concession Round

AGR has developed several MultiClient studies  in the Barents Sea that help the small and medium-sized E&P companies, but also majors, identify exploration prospects in a cost-efficient method. AGR's MultiClient studies provide an entry tool for its clients to obtain a significant amount of inte ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 5 months agoPress > Multi-ClientReserves ManagementReservoir +5

AGR’s software is now used to create efficiencies in Aker BP’s Drilling & Well department

Our software portfolio is now in use in Aker BP's Drilling & Well department for drilling activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). Aker BP has been a long standing client of AGR's software solutions, having used both the P1 ™ and iQˣ ™ on its projects for a number of years. The ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 7 months agoPress > AGR Softwarepetroleum softwareE&P Software +6

AGR appointed as well and drilling specialist advisor to Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

AGR is to deliver well and drilling engineering advice to support evaluation of drilling programmes, well design and testing, completions and plugging and abandonment. The two-year scope of work has the option to be extended for an additional two years for the provision of technical training and te ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 8 months agoPress > AGRwellDrilling +4

Faroe Petroleum - Brasse appraisal well commences drilling in the Norwegian North Sea

  Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway, the UK and Atlantic Margin, is pleased to announce the commencement of the Faroe-operated Brasse appraisal well 31/7-2S in the Norwegian North Sea (Faroe 5 ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > Faroe PetroleumNorwayNorwegian Continental Shelf +1

AGR set to deliver Reservoir Management to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

AGR have been awarded a new framework agreement with the NPD. The agreement will see the leading energy services and software company deliver reservoir management studies in subsurface technology, reservoir geology and reservoir engineering over a two year period, with options for extension. Mor ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 10 months agoPress > AGRReservoirgeology +2

Wintershall sign up to AGR’s Well Intelligence Software iQx™

AGR has announced that its well data management and analysis software tool iQˣ™ is to be adopted by Wintershall's flagship Maria field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).   Wintershall is the latest company to adopt iQx™ joining VNG, Lundin, OMV, AKER BP and LUKOIL Overseas North Shelf. ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 1 year agoPress > WintershallNorwegian Continental ShelfData Processing +5