Norwegian Continental Shelf


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NPD: Many Developments and High Exploration Activity

An impressive 20 development projects are currently under way on the Norwegian Shelf, and 13 exploration wells in the first half of 2018 have yielded 6 discoveries. Production has been somewhat lower in the first six months of the year as compared with the same period last year. Production Tot ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +9

Nexans Wins Major Subsea Umbilical Contract From Equinor for Troll Phase 3 Development

Nexans will provide a total of 27 kilometers of complex umbilicals with power, fiber-optic and hydraulic elements for the next development phase of the most prolific oil and gas field on the Norwegian continental shelf. Paris La Défense , July 4, 2018 – The Troll oil and gas field is the mo ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NexansSubseaContract +7

Equinor Submitting Plan for the Record-Breaking Troll Project

Equinor and the partners in the Troll licence today submit the plan for further development of the gigantic Troll field on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. “The third phase of the Troll development realises 2.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent, ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > EquinorTroll ProjectOffshore +4

Aquaterra Energy Announces Equinor Work for Johan Sverdrup

Stavanger, Norway, 26 June 2018: Aquaterra Energy , a leader in global offshore engineering solutions, has been selected by Equinor to deliver early well construction operations, via its Well Start solution, for the Johan Sverdrup field. Johan Sverdrup is one of the largest offshore oil fields ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > Aquaterra EnergyEquinorJohan Sverdrup +5

Equinor: Awarding Drilling and Well Service Contracts Worth NOK 30 Billion

Equinor is awarding new service contracts to Baker Hughes Norge, Halliburton AS and Schlumberger Norge AS for integrated drilling and well services on most of the Equinor-operated fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. Initially awarded for four years, the contracts have a total estimated val ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > EquinorDrillingwell +6

Equinor: Disclosing All Volve Data

The Volve development was based on production from the Mærsk Inspirer jack-up rig. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland) For the first time all subsurface and production data from a field on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) will be disclosed. The operator Equinor has, together with the V ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > EquinorNCSNorwegian Continental Shelf +4

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 2 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorwegian Continental Shelf +5

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 3 months agoPress > pipelinePipelayingNorway +5

Statoil Becomes Operator of the Martin Linge Field and Garantiana Discovery

  Statoil and Total have completed their previously announced transaction whereby Statoil has acquired Total's equity stakes in, and taken over the operationships of, the Martin Linge field and the Garantiana discovery on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.  Statoil now has a 70% interest in ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > StatoilMartin Linge FieldGarantiana Discovery +4

Transvac Utilises Waste Energy To Recover Flare Gas On Major Norwegian Platform

Background Reduction in flaring volumes is a major target for all offshore facilities operating in the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) area. The main aims are to avoid wasting valuable energy and reduce the environmental impact of harmful emissions and greenhouses gases such as carbon dioxide. ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > TransvacEnergyFlare Gas +4

Statoil: Joint Offshore Digitalisation

  An integrated operations support centre and a drilling operations centre will help reach Statoil's ambition of increasing value creation from operated fields in Norway by more than 2 billion USD from 2020 to 2025 before tax.   Established in Bergen, the centres will be connected ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > StatoilOffshoreNorway +2

West Phoenix to Drill in UK and Norway

Statoil and its partners have contracted the West Phoenix rig for exploration drilling on the UK and Norwegian continental shelves from the summer of 2018. The contract is awarded to the two Seadrill companies North Atlantic Drilling UK Ltd. and North Atlantic Norway Ltd. The semi-submers ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > West PhoenixDrillingUnited Kingdom +7

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 5 months 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 6 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 6 months agoPress > StatoilEPCNorth Sea +6