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Plan For Development and Operation for Nova Approved

• Field development continues towards first oil in 2021 Stavanger. Wintershall Norge AS and its partners have now received approval by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Nova development, about 120 kilometers northwest of Bergen, Norw ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNovaNorwegian Ministry of Petroleum +4

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Maps Deep Sea Mineral Deposits

After the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy assumed administrative responsibility for mineral deposits on the continental shelf, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has been assigned the task of mapping potential deposits. The NPD is now starting an extensive data acquisition expedition in t ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Exploitation Permit - Announcement

On 5 July 2018, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced acreage for permits for exploitation of a subsea reservoir for injection and storage of CO 2 (exploitation permit). The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy's press release (in Norwegian) Invitation to apply for exploitation permit ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +4

Equinor: PDO for Snorre Expansion Project Approved

Snorre Expansion Project field illustration The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Snorre Expansion Project. Investments of just above NOK 19 billion (2017) will increase recovery from the Snorre field by almost 200 million b ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > EquinorPDOSnorre Expansion Project +3

Equinor Offered Interesting Licences in 24th Licensing Round

The West Hercules drilling rig in the Barents Sea. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland) The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has offered Equinor 7 licences in the 24th licensing round – 5 operatorships and 2 partner positions. “We have a clear ambition of maintaining profitable production at ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > EquinorLicenseLicensing Round +6

NPD: 12 Production Licences Offered to 11 Companies in the 24th Licensing Round

Today, 18 June, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy offers 12 new production licences to 11 companies in the 24 th licensing round. Three licences are in the Norwegian Sea and nine licences are offered in the Barents Sea. “I am pleased to see that we are now offering exploration acreage in the ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NorwayBarents SeaNorwegian Barents Sea +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 1 year agoOpinion > NorwayRystad EnergyOffshore +3