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NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 7324/3-1 in Production Licence 615

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 7324/3-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7324/3-1, will be drilled from the West Hercules drilling facility in position 73°57'27,39" North og 24°41'04,86" East. The d ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Production Figures August 2018

Preliminary production figures for August 2018 show an average daily production of 1 870 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 42 000 barrels per day compared to July. Total gas sales were 10.2 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is a decrease of 0.4 GSM 3 from the previous mo ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > OilLiquidgas +4

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 30/6-30 in Production Licence 825

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Faroe Petroleum Norge AS a drilling permit for well 30/6-30, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 30/6-30 will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility in position 60°43'6.71"N and 2°44'3.43"E after conc ...

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Posted 8 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Consultation Regarding Index Adjustment of Area Fee Rates for Production Licences Awarded Pursuant to the 72 Resolution and the Petroleum Act

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has sent a proposal for adjustment of the area fee rates for production licences awarded pursuant to the 1972 Resolution and the Petroleum Act out to concerned parties for consultation. The point of departure for the adjustment is the Statistics Norway (SSB) co ...

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Posted 8 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateProduction +1

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Has Found New Deep Sea Mineral Deposits

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate just concluded a successful three-week data acquisition expedition on the Mohn's ridge in the western part of the Norwegian Sea. The Mohn's ridge is a seafloor spreading ridge, separating two oceanic plates, and the objective of the expedition was to investigat ...

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Posted 8 days agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +4

NPD: Northern Lights Applies for Permission to Inject and Store CO2 on the Norwegian Shelf

On Friday, Equinor along with its partners Shell and Total, submitted an application for an exploitation permit for a subsea reservoir for injection and storage of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ). This is the very first time the authorities have announced a licensing round for injection and storage of CO ...

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Posted 9 days agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +9

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 6407/11-1 in Production Licence 751

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 6407/11-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6407/11-1 will be drilled from the Deepsea Bergen drilling facility in position 64°12'22.8"N and 7°29'33.25"A. The drilling progra ...

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Posted 9 days agoPress > NorwayOffshoreNPD +8

NPD: 38 Companies Have Applied For Acreage in APA 2018

The authorities have received applications from 38 companies in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2018. The application deadline expired on 4 September. - There was a record level of interest last year as regards the number of applications. It is good to see that there is about the same intere ...

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Posted 10 days agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +9

NPD: Fast IOR pProject on Visund

Operator Equinor has started production on Visund Nord in the North Sea. The project was completed in 21 months. The subsea solution adds 2.1 million standard cubic metres (13.3 million barrels) to the Visund field. The development cost was NOK 1.3 billion. Production licence 120 Visund was p ...

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Posted 14 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +5

NPD: Start-up of Aasta Hansteen

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted consent for start-up of the Aasta Hansteen facility in the Norwegian Sea. Operator Equinor plans to start production during the course of autumn 2018. Consent for start-up of Aasta Hansteen is granted to the licensees in production licences 218 and ...

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Posted 17 days agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Doubled Reserves – Won IOR Prize

The licensees for the Alvheim field in the North Sea have been awarded the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's improved oil recovery (IOR) prize because of their willingness to accept risk. Adopting new technology, sharing data and being able to view a wider area as a whole have helped to more than ...

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Posted 22 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +6

NPD: ONS Distinguished Service Award to Bente Nyland

Director General Bente Nyland has received the ONS Distinguished Service Award 2018 for her significant efforts to develop the Norwegian oil and gas industry. The award was presented during the ONS opening concert on Monday evening. “Bente Nyland is a strategic leader with an exceptional ability ...

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Posted 23 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +3

NPD: Delineation of the 16/1-12 (Rolvsnes) Oil Discovery in the North Sea – 16/1-28 S

Lundin Norway AS, operator of production licence 338C, has concluded the drilling of appraisal well 16/1-28 S. The well was drilled about one kilometre northeast of the discovery well, 16/1-12, and around 190 kilometres west of Stavanger. The 16/1-12 (Rolvsnes) discovery is located just south of ...

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Posted 23 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 2/6-6 S in Production Licence 860

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Mol Norge AS a drilling permit for well 2/6-6 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 2/6-6 S will be drilled from the Rowan Viking drilling facility in position 56°30'40.73"N and 3°54'49.22"E. The drilling programme for well ...

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Posted 26 days agoPress > NPDOffshoreNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

NPD: Go-ahead For Oseberg H

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted consent for the Oseberg H facility to start production in September. Oseberg H is a new unmanned wellhead platform that is part of the Oseberg vestflanken 2 development project in the North Sea. The consent has been given to the licensees in the Ose ...

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Posted 26 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +9