Norwegian Continental Shelf


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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 20 days 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 months agoPress > Multi-ClientReserves ManagementReservoir +5