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NPD: Dry Well and Minor Oil Discovery Southwest of the Vega Field in the North Sea – 35/10-4 S and 35/10-4 A

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 630, has completed the drilling of wildcat wells 35/10-4 S and 35/10-4 A. The wells were drilled about ten kilometres southwest of the Vega field in the northern part of the North Sea. The primary exploration target for well 35/10-4 S was to prov ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +10

NPD: Area Fee Rates to be Adjusted

The area fee rates in Section 39 (1) of the Petroleum Regulations will be adjusted effective 1 January 2019. The Statistics Norway (SSB) consumer price index is the basis for the adjustment. The new rates are as follows: After expiration of the period stipulated pursuant to Section 3-9 (1)(1), ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +1

NPD: Dry Well Near the Njord Field in the Norwegian Sea - 6407/11-1

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 751, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 6407/11-1. The well is dry. The well has been drilled about 15 kilometres southeast of the Njord field and 120 kilometres north of Kristiansund. The primary exploration target for ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyDry Well +7

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 24/9-14 S in Production Licence 869

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for well 24/9-14 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.   The well will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility in position 59°21'51.91" north and 1°46'52.29" east after completing drillin ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > DrillingNorwayOffshore +5

NPD - Gas Discovery Northwest of Gas Discovery 7325/1-1 (Atlantis) in the Barents Sea – 7324/3-1

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 615, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 7324/3-1. The well was drilled about 15 kilometres northwest of discovery well 7325/1-1 (Atlantis) and 370 kilometres north of Hammerfest. The well's primary exploration target was to prove oil in r ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyNPD +7

NPPD: Minor Gas/Condensate Discovery North of the Oseberg Field in the North Sea - 30/6-30

Faroe Petroleum Norge AS, operator of production licence 825, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 30/6-30. The well was drilled about 25 kilometres north of the Oseberg field centre in the northern part of the North Sea, and 150 kilometres northwest of Bergen. The primar ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +5

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 7121/1-2 S in Production Licence 767

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7121/1-2 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7121/1-2 S will be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility in position 71°47'38.40" North and 21°07'30.53" East. The dri ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 6406/6-6 A in Production Licence 255 B

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Total E&P Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6406/6-6 A, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6406/6-6 A will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility in position 64°35'47.61" North and 6°51'15.40" East after comple ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 7122/7-7 S in Production Licence 229

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Eni Norge AS a drilling permit for well 7122/7-7 S, cf. section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7122/7-7 S will be drilled from the West Hercules drilling facility in position 71°17'33.53" North and 22°15'14.46" East after concludi ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Production Figures October 2018

Preliminary production figures for October 2018 show an average daily production of 1 874 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 271 000 barrels per day compared to September. Total gas sales were 10.6 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is an increase of 1.6 GSM 3 from the pr ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDProduction FiguresProduction +2

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 8/10-7 S in Production Licence 405

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for well 8/10-7 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 8/10-7 S will be drilled from the Maersk Interceptor drilling facility in position 57°6'54.81" north and 3°3'31.5" east. The d ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling +8

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 24/9-13 in Production Licence 869

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for wildcat well 24/9-13, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. The well will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility in position 59°17'51.93" north and 1°46'2.34" east after drilling wildcat ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling +7

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 31/7-3 S in Production Licence 740

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Faroe Petroleum Norge AS a drilling permit for well 31/7-3 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 31/7-3 S will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility in position 60°26'42.63" north and 3°3'13.81" east afte ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 34/8-18 S in Production Licence 120

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor ASA a drilling permit for well 34/8-18 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 34/8-18 S will be drilled from the drilling facility on the Visund A platform. The drilling programme for well 34/8-18 S relates to the dr ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > NPDDrillingPermit +8

NPD: Delineation of the 35/12-2 (Grosbeak) Oil and Gas Discovery in the North Sea – 35/11-21 S and 35/11-21 A

Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 248 I, has concluded the drilling of appraisal wells 35/11-21 S and 35/11-21 A on the 35/12-2 (Grosbeak) oil and gas discovery. The wells were drilled about 10 km northeast of the Fram field in the northern part of the North Sea, and 84 km so ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorth Sea +7